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Slab of No Return 

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Submitted By: Stephen Wilfong on Sep 17, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Slab of No Return while approaching from the Pinna...


A little, lonely slab down the hill from the Penis Rock. The rock is a little crumbly and there is only one bolted route, but I think it's worth checking out if you're looking for an easy sport climb. This makes a good tick for someone just starting their sport leading career.

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Go to the Penis Rock area. Walk past all the climbs in the Gully area and keep walking down the gully a ways. The slab is the only obvious hunk of rock on the right side of the gully.

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The bolts are a little hard to see at first, but the climb goes straight up the middle of this photo.

Valley Girl 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b  CO : Gunnison : ... : Slab of No Return
This route is very slabby, frictiony climbing. Up to the second bolt it is very easy, almost walkable. Then you have to make a step to the right at the second bolt, the friction becomes a little tougher, up to the hardest moves to the anchor bolts...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Slab of No Return from just past the Pinnacle Gully climbs. This is what you should see on your approach.
BETA PHOTO: Slab of No Return from just past the Pinnacle Gull...
Getting ready to climb Valley Girl, 5.6.
Getting ready to climb Valley Girl, 5.6.
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From: Santa Monica, Ca.
Sep 18, 2010

I thought I'd touched and at least scoped out most everything there. Just shows to go ya!

By Stephen Wilfong
From: Englewood, CO
Sep 18, 2010

Yep. I think the easy routes like to be overlooked. I'm aware of at least a few more routes that aren't on MP yet that I plan on climbing and posting.