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Friction Slab Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Scott Hansen on Aug 15, 2007
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Friction Slab at Indian Creek. Do yourself a favo...

RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>

Description 

The only place at Indian Creek where hands may not be required.

Getting There 

0.5 miles West of Newspaper Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Indian Creek area.

Weather station 14.1 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Friction Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Friction Slab:
Y-Crack Simulator   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 30'   
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Featured Route For Friction Slab
Rock Climbing Photo: Split Pinnacle

Split Pinnacle 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Utah : Moab Area : ... : Friction Slab
A good introduction to Indian Creek, Split Pinnacle tackles a tight hands to fist crack up the center of a short leaning tower. Disappointing in length, its still a nice and quick stop if you're looking to get a feel for hand cracks. Easily accessible from the road, This is a fun route to do if you're short on time, just arriving, or looking for a mellow warm-up or warm-down. Start by diving right in on the thinnest part of the crack. Squirm your way up the generous start until...[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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