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Slon (the Elephant)

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Slon (the Elephant)  

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From downhill this giant boulder looks just like an elephant. A single crack splits the NE face (forming his right ear).

Getting There 

Best to spot him from down hill first, otherwise you might walk right by... Just up the start of the Black trail up Krzyzna Gora, you will see some wooden steps that help you over the fence.

Climbing Season

For the Europe area.

Weather station 25.5 miles from here

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washing behind the ear

Za Uchem 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : Poland : ... : Slon (the Elephant)
Za Uchem means behind the ear. That says it all, the only obvious route on the whole boulder... As soon as I saw the guide book, I knew I had to climb this thing. The book photo makes it look like a nice hand crack. And at only 7 meters should be a quick easy solo. Upon witnessing this beast in person I quickly realized I was in for a battle. The ear starts as a flared slot with a hand crack in the back and quickly widens into an offwidth then squeeze chimney. Luckily there is a chockstone...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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