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Sumo Greatness Slab

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Sumo Greatness Slab Rock Climbing 

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There are three nice but dangerous slab climbs on this formation.

Getting There 

Sumo Greatness is the obvious slab about 150-200 yards to the right of the Ragged Edges boulder along the hillside.

Climbing Season

For the Willow Spring area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Sumo Greatness Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sumo Greatness Slab:
Sumo Greatness   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R     Trad   
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Ice Climb 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Sumo Greatness Slab
Delicate frictioning will get you past a bolt and a fixed pin. A #2 or #3 camalot will provide dubious protection in the alcove for the final moves to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Nevada

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By Andrew Carson
From: Wilson, WY
Apr 16, 2009
There are now a pair of bolts with chains just east of the top of Sumo Greatness. Not the best place for toproping and sort of unnecessary, as there's plenty of anchor possibilities all over the place. Oh well. Hard to say how long they've been there.
By Pete Bresciani
Apr 17, 2009
Those anchors left of the slab are at the top of a climb called 22 Minutes till Closing (5.6) and are probably only suitable for toproping that climb. Sumo Greatness' anchor has a bolt and an open shut you could use for toproping. Ice Climb and Dean's List can be toproped off a tree.