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Submitted By: eDixon Dixon on Aug 26, 2008
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Description 

The Slabs sit to the west of the Main Wall. The climbing is mostly lower-angle friction, but there are also a few steeper crack and face routes.

Getting There 

Follow the same approach as for the Party Wall, but continue up and left.

Climbing Season

For the Ophir area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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


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The Broken Drum 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13  Colorado : Telluride/Norwood area : ... : The Slabs
This is a wild ride! Don't even bother if you don't feel very, very comfortable on 5.9+ runout climbing. This pitch is about 150 feet, and the protection between the 2 bolts at the bottom and the 2 pins at the top is marginal at best. The good news is the climbing between these points is not hard at all.The ultimate crux of the route is in balancing up a right-trending, right-facing, layback crack. Excellent movement well-protected by 2 pins leads you to a good cam placement and the chains.W...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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