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The Slab

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L to R R to L Alpha
A Prime Climb T,TR 
Back In Time T 
Baldy TR 
Belly Flop T 
Bushwhack T,TR 
Carilli rt. 1  T 
Carilli Rt. 2 (Athena?) T,TR 
Going Vertical T,TR 
Nectar of the Gods T,TR 
Romancing the Stone T,TR 
Route "26" (Far left)  TR 
Route "15a"  TR 
Route "16a"  TR 
Route "18a"  TR 
Route "19a" - Variant on "Romancing" TR 
Route "19b"  TR 
Simpler Times T,TR 
Smokehouse T,TR 
Stone Age T,TR 
Super Stout T,TR 
Tree Skirt T,TR 
Vertical Limit T,TR 
Vertically Challenged T,TR 

The Slab Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 680'
Location: 41.62122, -73.05422 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Kurtz on Jun 9, 2014
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Top of the slab in 2014. Trees dead from 2010 bru...


The main slab faces southwest. It is 80 feet wide with lower angle slab to right and more vertical routes to the left. The routes are generally between 40-60 ft high. Most are leadable and all can be top roped from trees and boulders at the top. Bring a long static or webbing since many trees near the edge have died.

Getting There 

As the blue-blazed approach trail reaches rock and becomes steeper, turn left onto an unmarked climbers path that follows the wall down about 80 feet past the Right Side routes. Eventually you will be able to scramble up a short wall to the base of the slab. Be careful. The move is harder than it looks, especially if you are wearing a pack or the ground is damp.

You can access the top of the Slab directly by continuing on the blue-blazed trail up to the top of the hill. Then follow the climbers trail down and left to the top of the Slab.

Climbing Season

For the Western Highlands area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Slab:
Romancing the Stone   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Tree Skirt   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Nectar of the Gods   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Vertically Challenged

Vertically Challenged 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  CT : Western Highlands : ... : The Slab
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