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Slab City (Left)

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Slab City (Left)  

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Administrators: C Miller, Euan Cameron, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 5, 2007
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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.

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Slab City (Left) :
Feetal Rearrangement   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Pigeon, The Other White Meat   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Mantle Marathon   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Goody Two Shoes   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 60'   
Cling Thing   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Shattered Dreams   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Shattered Dreams 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b  CA : Inland Empire : ... : Slab City (Left)
Start the climb directly (or by coming in from the right by liebacking up a block) and then climb the vertical zig-zag crack via liebacking, face climbing and even some jamming to a tricky scrunch move (crux) at the last bolt to finish on a ledge with anchors. Note: the use of long draws on bolts 4 and 5 is advised to keep the rope away from the sharp edge of the crack. The route features moderate, big-hold climbing for most of it's length and despite the somewhat awkward crux at the top makes a...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Slab City, on the far left end and just in front of the main wall of the Quarry.  <a href='/v/mantle-marathon/105906823'>Mantle Marathon</a> (5.10a) and <a href='/v/goody-two-shoes/105904286'>Goody Two Shoes</a> (5.10b) climb up to the large alcove in the center of the photo.
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Remnants of the past, Riverside Quarry
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