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This route is located in the Natural Bridge Region at Friction Slab

Friction Slab 5.11

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Friction Slab 5.6 V0 (Bouldering) **

First Ascent: hasn't seen an FA
Length: 20ft
Bolts/Gear: 0/ (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This route ascends the right side of the front face of the Friction Slab. This is usually used to gain access to the bolt on top to set a toprope. The dirty chimney can be downclimbed.
Moves: Slab
Descent: Walk off
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: NFS

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2.29 stars (14 votes)
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5.6 (9 votes)

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Johnny said on June 22nd, 2004
It was called Critical Crystal in the 80's.
Johnny said on June 22nd, 2004
Sorry, the slab route to the right was Critical Crystal and was 5.7 or so.
Ascentionist said on October 22nd, 2005
The left side of the arete (to the right) goes too. It seemed a bit harder than 5.7, but still fun. Don't fall off the right side though!
whatahutch said on May 27th, 2008
Instead of Friction Slab 5.6, why not name this what Johnny said it was? (On top of that why not name the unknowns at Volunteer Wall in remembrance of John. His family and friends could come up with the names).
kisor740 said on October 14th, 2008
fun in the state of mind i was in at the time but if u can see it clearly or walk to it w/o stumbling its not worth it