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01 - Parkline Slab

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Caribbean Cruise S 
Center Route T 
Chase, The T,S 
Clowns to the left T 
Color Me Gone (P1) T 
Cool Cliff 170 T 
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Hayley Anna T 
Homeworld T 
Hummock World T 
Jokers to the Right T 
Machine Gun Jubblies S 
Moss Madness T 
P-Line Express T 
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Saved By Zero T 
Sawyer Crack T 
Secret Agent Dward S 
Side Tracked T 
Simon the Dog (aka Dressed to Drill) S 
Soft in the Middle T,S 
Soloist, The T,S 
Stonequest T 
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Tweet This T 
Unchaste, The T,S 
Unnamed Skelton route T,S 
Whorny Toad T 
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01 - Parkline Slab  

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  • Description 

    This is the large , slabby cliff at the east end of the town of El Portal.
    This area lies outside the park entrance.
    Several moderate routes are found here and it can be a nice escape from the Valley on cold days.

    Getting There 

    Park in a turn out below the cliff, then follow a loose stream bed to the base.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 6.7 miles from here

    42 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 01 - Parkline Slab:
    Secret Agent Dward   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 130'   
    Caribbean Cruise   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
    Bring in the Fembots   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   
    Color Me Gone (P1)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 190'   
    Soft in the Middle   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 500'   
    Hayley Anna   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
    Machine Gun Jubblies   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   
    Stonequest   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   
    Free For All    5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
    Woody Woodpecker   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
    The Chase   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   
    The Unchaste   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 400'   
    P-Line Express   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 800'   
    Flying In The Mountains   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 6 pitches, 800'   
    Homeworld   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 8 pitches, 800'   
    Dangling Chads   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Grade III   
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    Featured Route For 01 - Parkline Slab
    John looking up at the crux

    Stonequest 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : 01 - Parkline Slab
    This route is a must do if you are in Yosemite during the winter and its too cold to climb further up in the park. It offers an excellent elevation gain while ascending both crack and face at a moderate grade.Pitch 1: Begin climbing in an awesome hand crack that continually narrows and eventually ends after 100ft. Continue straight up (5.8) past two bolts (runout) to a two bolt anchor with slings and two rappel rings.Pitch 2: Face climb (5.8) passing the right side of *three bolts (runout). ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

    Photos of 01 - Parkline Slab Slideshow Add Photo
    Springtime in El Portal. Photo by Blitzo.
    Springtime in El Portal. Photo by Blitzo.
    Eye of the Lyger a fun 10b crack route a bit left ...
    Eye of the Lyger a fun 10b crack route a bit left ...
    Josh Mucciman on the Unchaste
    Josh Mucciman on the Unchaste
    18-October-2008: Right Side (5.7) at Parkline Slab...
    BETA PHOTO: 18-October-2008: Right Side (5.7) at Parkline Slab...
    Josh on the Unchaste
    Josh on the Unchaste
    Chris v. on Dressed to Drill 11+
    Chris v. on Dressed to Drill 11+
    Parkline Slab from El Portal.
    Parkline Slab from El Portal.

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    By Osprey Overhang
    From: ...
    Jan 13, 2010
    Do not approach this cliff by scrambling directly up the drainage. The approach follows a faint climber's trail. From the road, start up the trail on the right side of the drainage. Within the first 50ft, cross the drainage and gain the trail on the left side. Follow this as it switchbacks to the base of the slab.
    By Jeff Scheuerell
    Jan 18, 2011
    Please be very carefull on the approach to not knock rocks into the road. It is very loose so be extra careful and watch your feet. Also start up on the left side now.

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