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Swan Slab Boulders Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.7437, -119.6009 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ryan DeBruyn on May 22, 2009

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Few large boulders with many fun problems packed together. Swan slab is a popular climbing area but the boulders seem to be less crowded. With many easy and moderate problems this is good place to visit.

Getting There 

Easy approach. From Camp four parking lot walk northeastward along trail passing boulders on your way to Swan slab.

Climbing Season

For the Yosemite Valley Bouldering area.

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Swan Slab Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Swan Slab Boulders:
Hand Traverse   V0+ 4+     Boulder   Sloth Boulder
Leaf Eater   V1 5     Boulder   Sloth Boulder
The Sloth   V3 6A     Boulder   Sloth Boulder
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Featured Route For Swan Slab Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: The Sloth

The Sloth V3 6A  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Sloth Boulder
On the left side of the overhang, there is a obvious slanting rail. Start on the ground, and find the best foothold. Work your hands up the slanting rail until you reach the top of it. Make a big reach up to one of the holds at the top of the boulder. Match and mantle.A great problem on a classic boulder. Enjoy!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Ryan DeBruyn
From: Redlands, CA
May 22, 2009
problems and names as referenced in the guide: Yosemite Valley Bouldering.

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