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Slab City (Left)

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Bottom Feeder S 
Cling Thing S 
Feetal Rearrangement S 
Goody Two Shoes S 
Hang Thang S 
Hoochie Mama S 
Mantle Marathon S 
Mantlepiece S 
Marathon Man S 
Not So Clean  S 
Peter Principle S 
Pigeon, The Other White Meat S 
Shattered Dreams S 
Super Fucking Rad (S.F.R.) S 
Unexpected Difficulties T 
Whiplash S 
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Slab City (Left)  


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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 5, 2007
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Description 

The left side of Slab City extends from Diagonal Direct to Pucker Power (5.12b R) on the right.

This is an easily accessible portion of the Quarry with most of the routes starting from ground level and requiring little to no scrambling to reach the base. Routes here range from 5.8 to 5.12c and tend to be slabbier and less continuous than most of the Quarry routes, although exceptions do exist. Recommended routes here include the 1st pitch of Feetal Rearrangement (5.8), Mantle Marathon (5.10a), Shattered Dreams (5.10c), Peter Principle (5.11d).

Getting There 

Once you reach the dirt road that paralles the base of the crag head left to the far left side of the crag. Plan on a 5 minute approach from parking on the street.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.8 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',7],['5.11',6],['5.12',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Slab City (Left) :
Mantle Marathon   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Pigeon, The Other White Meat   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Cling Thing   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Goody Two Shoes   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   
Shattered Dreams   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Peter Principle (5.11d), Riverside Quarry

Peter Principle 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  CA : Inland Empire : ... : Slab City (Left)
Steeper than it looks and fairly sustained despite it's length, this route favors finger strength and technique above all. Good edges and a balancy layaway past the first bolt gain a distant horizontal crack and the 2nd bolt. Catch a rest then punch it up the smooth face above using good finger edges with tricky footwork. Once the third bolt is reached the difficulty eases and the character of the route changes as you lieback along a sharp arete onto a ledge and finish with some thin slab to a...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Remnants of the past, Riverside Quarry

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