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Elizabeth and Denise solo the West Slabs

 
Elizabeth and Denise solo the West Slabs
Elizabeth and Denise solo the West Slabs
Elizabeth and Denise solo the West Slabs
Elizabeth and Denise solo the West Slabs
 
October 12, 2010 -  Elizabeth Hardwick    
 

This past weekend my friend Denise and I made the trek up to the base of Mount Olympus in Salt Lake City to solo the locally famous West Slabs route (5.5, 1600+ ft). The entire route is one clean piece of bomber quartzite and we had a blast on the way up. It felt great to be able to climb so high so fast and move fluidly all the way up the giant slab. Plus this was a great rehab workout for my pulley injury. My Insights were the perfect do-all shoe for this route with a one hour approach, one hour of easy slab climbing, and 1.5 hour technical walk off.

 
 

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