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Friction Slab

Grade Trad Mixed Sport Total

Directions to Friction Slab

This wall is in property owned by USFS. Be respectful.
From the Junior Williamson Rest Area, drive toward Miguels (South) on KY 11 for 4.1 miles. On the road, 0.2 miles before you get to a rock quarry road leading off to the left) is this large boulder with a low angle slab facing the road.

Wall Sun: Unknown

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Route Spray Name Type Grade Quality User Stars Length Picture


Bulldog Bouldering V8
4.40  (5) 0ft


Table Top Bouldering V3
3.47  (17) 0ft


Friction Slab 5.6 Bouldering V0
2.27  (15) 20ft  


Friction Slab 5.11 Bouldering V2
3.10  (10) 20ft


Ascentionist said on December 14th, 2005
I was playing around here once and who should stop and chat? Tom Martin.
Anonymous said on May 17th, 2009
I plan to submit the 'Slan' as an EarthyCache. It is beautiful.
Anonymous said on May 17th, 2009
Pardon, misspelling....I meant EarthCache!
ikratzer said on April 19th, 2014
Does anyone know names/grades for the problems back across the creek from this boulder? i think they are in the old bouldering guidebook, but i don't have one.