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The Great Slab E3 5b - 5.10c

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Thin, dicey, and potential for a long groundout onto a bad landing.
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Hard to believe this was first climbed in 1951, long before the advent of any modern gear or shoes. This is a superb, but serious route, blending delicate and sometimes strenuous moves, a great slab climb. Starting just left of the center of the slab, follow a slight groove to reach the small "rescue ledge" (so named for the number of climbers that have asked for a "rescue rope" to be dropped down to them. Carefully traverse right until you reach another good ledge, then follow the awkward holds to the top. A *****FIVE-STAR***** CLASSIC!!!!!

Submitted by: polarwid on 2002-08-20
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Route ID: 22479