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Bound Outward T 
Dig Your Own Cactus TR 
Look Mom No Name T 
Look Mom, No Brains TR 
Look Mom, No Hands T 
Look Mom, No Sweat T 
Mastering Five-Two T 
Mom For The Road T 
Oh Pinyon Crack T 
One For The Road T 
Outward Bound Slab Route T 
Paint Me Gigi T 
Quo Vadis T 
Tres Fun T 

Outward Bound Slab Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.0527, -116.17472 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: M. Morley on Jan 30, 2003
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From atop Outward Bound. Boyscout Trailhead parkin...

Description 

OB Slab is a nice area to escape the crowds. None of the routes are particularly worth writing home about, but one can potentially spend a fun half day here. Good for beginner groups. Around the corner to the left, Oh Pinyon Crack is a fun, short hand crack.


Getting There 

Park at the "Key's Corner" Boyscout Trailhead, 1/2 mile east of Trashcan Rock (on your left at a wide right turn if you are driving from town). Head north along trail as for Ellsmere Island and Cool Dome. Cut east (Cool Dome will be to your left) to a sunny slab.


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Weather station 8.6 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
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Classic Climbing Routes in Outward Bound Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Outward Bound Slab:
Mom For The Road   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Look Mom, No Brains   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X     TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Outward Bound Slab Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Outward Bound Slab
Rock Climbing Photo: Oh Pinyon Crack, 5.9 (Outward Bound Slab, JTNP)

Oh Pinyon Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Outward Bound Slab
as one approaches OBS from the parking area, you will see a pine tree on the left side of the slab. scramble up to the tree which is at the base of the crack. this is a strenuous but short climb. I found it enjoyable. if it was longer, it would be a Josh classic....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Outward Bound Slab. Photo by Blitzo.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Outward Bound Slab. Photo by Blitzo.
Outward Bound Slab. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Outward Bound Slab
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By Steve Powell
Feb 3, 2003
I've climbed on OBS several times. I think it's a fun place to climb. great for beginners, and offers something for more advanced climbers also.

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