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#71160 - 02/10/14 02:22 AM Slab climbs?
slevin Online   content

Registered: 02/26/10
Posts: 23
Does anyone have any suggestions for technical 5.11-5.12 or V3+V7 slab routes/boulders in the Gunks? I have done the Mental Block slab and tried Devine Wind (will go back to it when the conditions are right). I've also done (top-roped) the middle line on the pebbles boulder (it felt mid-5.12), looking for more similar routes.

PS. by slab, I mean low-angle friction or thing fingers terrain.

#71162 - 02/12/14 02:49 AM Re: Slab climbs? [Re: slevin]
Dana Online   content

Registered: 07/13/00
Posts: 619
Perhaps to the right of Sente? Things have been done there.

#71163 - 02/12/14 02:53 AM Re: Slab climbs? [Re: Dana]
Lucander Offline

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 227
Loc: Stone Ridge, NY
Ya! There's a cl;imb called Yente or Caliente or something like that. Basically climb straight up and gradually get farther away from dodgy protection. Could be tr'd, but what fun is that?

#71165 - 02/12/14 10:41 AM Re: Slab climbs? [Re: Lucander]
oenophore Online   confused
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/24/01
Posts: 5981
Loc: 212 land
Yes, it's called Yenta. Almost protection-free, it may be toproped.

#71169 - 02/15/14 02:50 PM Re: Slab climbs? [Re: oenophore]
crimpy Offline

Registered: 07/02/11
Posts: 331
Loc: Wawarsing
outback slabs?


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