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A Wing and a Prayer 
All I Wanted was a Pepsi 
Battle of the Bulge 
By Gully 
Deprived Child 
Direct Shock 
Dust Bowl Daze 
Mikey's Mantle 
Shits and Grins 
Shock Treatment 
Stranger than Friction 
Summer Solstice 
Trad and True 
Winter Solstice 

Slab Area 

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Mikey's Mantle. Must do route on the slab wall


As the name implies, this is slab climbing. The routes here are good training for some of the more serious granite friction climbing areas in North Carolina.

Getting There 

At the bottom of the descent gully, turn left. The routes on the Slab Area wall begin here. Alternatively, rap in from the anchors for All I Wanted Was a Pepsi (you'll see these on the bald as you're coming down the descent trail before getting to the gully).

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Slab Area:
Deprived Child   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b PG13     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
All I Wanted was a Pepsi   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   
Dust Bowl Daze   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Trad and True   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Frictionary   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Stranger than Friction   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Mikey's Mantle   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Winter Solstice   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b R     Trad, 90'   
A Wing and a Prayer   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Sport, TR, 50'   
Kemoslabee   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Slab Area
the start of frictionary from base of kemoslabeee

Frictionary 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  GA : Currahee Mountain : Slab Area
Watch the start of this route...as you start the route and make a couple of moves you are quickly high off the deck as the cliff drops down hill from the start of this route. Smear and slab your way up past bolts and the occasional gear placement. One of the good routes in the area....[more]   Browse More Classics in GA

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