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Slugs & Crickets Block Rock Climbing 


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Location: 41.33859, -73.40685 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Aug 17, 2012
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Description 

This interesting block is located on top of the ridge leading south off Bald Rock peak. The boulder is about 8 ft tall and about 20 feel long. It consists of a some large grain gneiss and fine grained schist on the other. The name comes from the cleaning of a large flake that had 7 large slugs and 7 large crickets hiding behind it.

Getting There 

Hike in along the blue blazed trail and just before Bald Rock hike 50 ft up hill on your left.

Climbing Season

For the Bald Rock Basin area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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