Black Slab Arete S 4a
[Emily on the crux move of Black Slab Arete, 1 kb]10m. From halfway up Stepped Crack swing right around the arete awkwardly (loose flake) and finish up the deep groove. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Emily on the crux move of Black Slab Arete © charlielow

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Alex Newton - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Tom Read-Cutting

Tom Read-Cutting - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Alex Newton

TJ Mather - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/14

georgenvk - Solo O/S - 17/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/14

Nigel Bond - Solo - 16/Jul/14

buxtoncoffeelover - Solo - 07/Jul/14

Hardcore Pat - Solo β - 04/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/14

stacey73 - 2nd O/S - Jun/14

winter hill1 - Lead - Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 31/May/14

Great step around buldge on arete
leggy118 - 2nd O/S - 26/May/14

scott.hill - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Alisa

Hidden - Lead - 29/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/14

Calum Wadsworth - Solo O/S - 19/Mar/14 with Uni Lot

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Mar/14

David_Gledson - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/14

Felt really awkward moving round the loose flake everything was still soaked.
robblowen - Solo O/S - 19/Feb/14

Emily93Mobley - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/14 with Ellie Fuller

Ellie Fuller - 2nd O/S - 08/Feb/14 with Emily93Mobley

Oo - 2nd - 30/Nov/13

nice and seemingly easy
KatOstrich - Lead - 10/Nov/13

Managed to get the ropes stuck when going round the corner!
laurence_falconer - 10/Nov/13 with Joel Harman, Laura Knight

L_Knight - 2nd dog - 10/Nov/13 with Laurence

MikeDowsett - 2nd - 03/Aug/13 with Ruth Gordon, Dave Bankart

MTL - Solo O/S - 02/Aug/13

simon kimber - Solo O/S - Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/13

Jonny M - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/13 with Karen Chalmers

Hidden - Solo - 29/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Jun/13

Good exposed moves around arete - made all the more exciting by the lodged flake that shifts alarmingly when you lean off it!
Andy Clarke - Solo O/S - 08/Jun/13

mattscott - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13 with mark eastman, james walker

Blueso - TR - 01/Jun/13 with Mal Boyns, Anna

Mike Turner - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Sam Gough, Hannah Simmonds, Dan Simmonds, Joshua Turner

B4tgirl - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Mal, Tony

runestone - Lead - 05/May/13 with Simon UKC

tiga271 - 2nd - 05/May/13 with Steve ukc

Marder20 - Lead - 30/Apr/13

SteveoS - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/13 with Josh Holland

benny_m - Lead O/S - 02/Feb/13 with Su

AlanPedrick - 2013

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Oct/12

deacondeacon - Solo O/S - 05/Oct/12

Hidden - 2nd - 16/Sep/12

francesanncavanagh - Lead - 15/Sep/12 with Rob McNeil, Dan McCann

jon59 - Lead - 28/Aug/12

mullermn - TR O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Kylie Richards

Lovely move out around the corner, some good exposure.
Kylie - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Andrew Bangs

Hidden - Solo O/S - 19/Aug/12

DaveB61 - Lead - 03/Aug/12 with Ruth Gordon, Mike Dowsett

Hidden - Lead - 28/Jul/12

gonzo_ls9 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with gem, d

Exposure and loose flake make for an exciting move round the corner.
ieuanr - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/12 with Sam

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/12

Lukem6 - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/12 with Diane Blything, Alex Townsend, Jenny Monkey

Hidden - TR - 10/Jun/12

Jenny Monkey - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/12 with alex townsend, Luke Mansfield

Joey C - 2nd - 02/Jun/12 with Dave Bowler

Hidden - 2nd - 27/May/12

Rob Jarratt - Lead - 26/May/12 with Julie Hardie, Andy Crawley

Jake Young - Solo O/S - 25/May/12

Finished with the 'Black Slab' finish - almost blown off it!
joemallia - Lead rpt - 13/May/12 with Ignacio del Valle

simon1985 - Lead - 12/May/12 with Jess Hicklin

Jessicahicklin - 2nd - 12/May/12 with Simon hicklin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/May/12

Fraser hill-casey - Solo O/S - 05/May/12

nice easy start hug the Arete with your nose while traversing and trust your feet on the nice slab at the top
JamesWilliams - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/12

cem - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/12

JamesKing817 - Lead - 28/Mar/12

Matt JM Stevens - Solo - 25/Mar/12

Michael Aylen - Lead - 23/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead - 06/Mar/12

Mistee - Lead rpt - 28/Jan/12 with Phil

98%monkey - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Nicki

98%monkey - 2nd rpt - 28/Jan/12 with Nicki

sjr - 2nd - 2012 with Ieuan

andy.smythe - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Nov/11

Warm-up lead with Rachael.
andyjirvin - Lead O/S - 29/Oct/11

barni - 29/Sep/11 with Ami

On 9 Edges Challenge
joemallia - Solo rpt - 24/Sep/11 with Jill Whittaker, Fidel Sciamanna

Hjort - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/11

monika paprzycka - Lead - 27/Jul/11 with Chris Tan

lozowen - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/11

andycash - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/11 with jason cash

jasoncash - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/11 with Andy Cash

fosterrobert - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11 with Luke, Sarah, Liz

Mike Bayley - TR O/S - 09/Jul/11 with John Sellars & Cathy Burgess

robblowen - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/11 with jason pinder

Alex.M-M. - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/11

Purple Roni - 2nd - 19/Jun/11 with Phil Rogers

Very worrying lose flake, how does it stay in there? Top section too easy and out of keeping with te rest of it.
krikoman - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Jez Wilton

The loose flake provides an entertaining moment or two.
P Rogers - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Roni

Jeremy Wilton - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Mark Readman

robjc89 - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/11 with Sam Wolfman

rustaldo - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/11 with Alex

bigbadbob12345 - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/11 with Steve Wilson

stev1e.wilso - 2nd - 11/Jun/11 with Dylan

Andy Peak 1 - Solo - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Jun/11

rockaddict - Lead - Jun/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/May/11

charley - Solo O/S - 19/May/11 with Kev

Tithe Technique - 2nd O/S - 19/May/11 with Charley Fell

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/May/11

AndyFunnell - Lead - 02/May/11 with Duncan Bell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

Nice move around the arete
Neil Rodgers (PCC) - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11 with David PCC

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Apr/11

steven24584 - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/11

GrahamHP - 2nd - 09/Apr/11 with Richard Rampling

Mr Sparkle - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/11 with Benjamin Burns

DanT - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/11 with Tom

stevo smith - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/11 with Pam

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/11

bullethead - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11 with Matt Howe

Eddie1234 - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/11 with Chris Anderson

chrisanderson - 2nd - 14/Mar/11

PAJames - 2011

Ffej - 2nd - 06/Nov/10

sasmojo - Solo - 30/Oct/10

Ben ski - 2nd O/S - 17/Oct/10 with Ken

andy jennings - Solo β - 12/Oct/10 with Mr. Lovatt, ben

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10

Fran S8 - Solo - 03/Oct/10

Andy Peak 1 - 21/Sep/10

RichardMc - Lead - 07/Aug/10 with Dave Langmead

joeydurkin - Lead - 05/Aug/10 with Martin Hill, parksy986

parksy986 - Solo O/S - 05/Aug/10 with martin hill

Martin McPhillie - Lead O/S - Aug/10 with Katie Simmons

JoEglington - Lead - 30/Jul/10

naughtybadboy - 2nd - 25/Jul/10 with John Shelley, Vic Chambers

Only one decent move - bit poor.
RachaelB - 2nd - 04/Jul/10 with Than

Finished up black slab for a much better finish.
geddicakes - Lead rpt - 03/Jul/10 with Aiden Smith, Nat

with Black Slab (VS 4a) finish
frankcp87 - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Ian Holbrook

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jun/10

Roger Cruse - 2nd O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Clare D

jjclarke70 - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/10 with Will P

RichardMc - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Tony Williams

jaxxman - 2nd O/S - 30/May/10 with Dave Wheeler

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/10

nigel pearson - 2nd - 30/May/10 with Yoko

geddicakes - Solo O/S - 22/May/10

Gerallt Owain - Lead O/S - 17/May/10 with Steve Chapman

stevechaps1 - 2nd - 17/May/10 with Gerallt Owain

Will finish up the VS next time I think.
Oliver Branagan - Solo O/S - 15/May/10

Hidden - Solo O/S - 21/Apr/10

tiga271 - 2nd - 18/Apr/10 with Dave

simon mitchie - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/10

tjhare1 - 2010

Adam1973 - 2nd rpt - 07/Nov/09 with Dave Wynne

David Wynne - Lead - 07/Nov/09 with Adam Burt

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Oct/09

r@bag - Solo O/S - 18/Oct/09 with Dan Wicks

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Oct/09

Matt Bennett - Solo O/S - 10/Oct/09 with Luke Copley, Lewis Grey

scottski - Solo - 22/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/09

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/09

Blurgy319 - 2nd - 08/Aug/09 with John Hopwood

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Jul/09

Thought it was a bit easy for a S so finished up Black Slab route after swinging right.
valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/09 with Andy Smalley

sclly - 2nd - Jul/09

trish1968 - 2nd - 16/Jun/09 with IMC

A bit of a struggle to start - which is supposed to be Mod! Nice moves around the arete.
Howard J - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/09 with Richard Bonheyo

sadsetts - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/09 with Al and Ronny

maybe_si - Solo O/S - 05/Jun/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/May/09

Stevepg - 2nd - 30/May/09 with Matt Cantrill

katyc - 2nd - 30/May/09

It was loverly had to wedge myself in the crack to get off the ground in good caver style. A deep breath moment to get round the corner, then mega haul on the ropes due to gettin them stuck in crack must remember to put extentions on to gear cut the drag.
abs3 - Lead O/S - May/09 with katie

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/09

Rob Barthorpe - Lead - 21/Apr/09 with Karo

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Apr/09

phill bentham - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Mar/09

Hidden - Lead - 22/Mar/09

Neil Metcalfe101 - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/09 with Leon

treeminkies - Lead - 14/Mar/09 with allen

Jon Dittman - Solo - 07/Mar/09

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Mar/09

popebenedictus - Solo O/S - 21/Feb/09 with Soloed

victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 04/Jan/09 with John Lewis

John Lewis - 2nd - 04/Jan/09 with Colin

jsrous - Lead - 2009

Hidden - Solo O/S - 15/Dec/08

Dave Mason - 2nd O/S - 22/Nov/08 with Trev Tatler

KieranT - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/08 with Hannah Buckingham

tlr - Solo - 27/Sep/08 with Pom

SteveM - Solo - 14/Sep/08

dhthomson - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/08 with Matthew Donn

Hidden - Lead - 20/Aug/08

fizzy_elephant - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/08

scary move hangin on to the wobbly rock, while swinging self round to grab unseen flake!
Shandy - 2nd O/S - 22/Jul/08 with Ed Staton

Hidden - Solo rpt - 08/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/08

Hidden - Solo O/S - 04/Jul/08

Chris Ellis - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/08 with Colin Imrie

wingalina - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08 with Robert Turnbull

bridget143 - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/08 with Brown

Brown - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/08 with Bridget

liamoloughlin - Solo - Jun/08

climber.brandon - Solo O/S - 31/May/08 with liam

Brandon Copley - Solo O/S - 31/May/08 with liam

RCrockford - 2nd - 18/May/08 with Mike A

ducle - Lead O/S - 17/May/08 with Tom Cattermole

Adam Potter - Solo O/S - 01/May/08

craig matheson - Solo - Apr/08

Adam1973 - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/08 with Kevin Peters

kevlad - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/08 with adam burt

john lynch - Solo - 14/Feb/08 with Bo Robertson

Mark Collins - Solo O/S - 27/Jan/08 with Neil Henson

vard - Lead O/S - 2008 with Alex Bass

mars - Lead O/S - 2008

Alfredo - Solo - Nov/07

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 20/Oct/07

erica - 2nd - 30/Sep/07 with John

John Brayshaw - Lead O/S - 30/Sep/07 with Erica

Hidden - Lead - 25/Sep/07

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Sep/07

liamnkaz - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/07 with Richard L, Ian H

adam carless - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/07

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 01/Aug/07

gregarding - Lead O/S - Aug/07 with Ashley Hutton

Mtnexploits - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/07 with Stu Bertram

Somerset swede basher - Solo - 28/Jul/07

Tricky start
Sam Clarke - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/07 with Elaine

howlingbaboon - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/07 with Chris FitzHugh

John Eley - Lead O/S - Jul/07

Thomas L - TR O/S - 10/Jun/07 with Heledd Lyne

baldcoder - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/07 with Little Old Lady

Hidden - Solo rpt - 04/May/07

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 28/Apr/07

djbeaumont - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/07 with Trace

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/07

Jim Vach - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/07

PanzerHanzler - Solo O/S - 25/Mar/07

Jord64@msn.com - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/07 with Hannah Stock

Graeme Hammond - Solo O/S - 15/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

Birdo - 2007

Scott N - 2007

Hidden - 2007

Wayne S - 2007

MikeDowsett - Lead - 2007 with Kris Scheinkonig

Si dH - Solo O/S - 10/Nov/06

majicjohn - 2nd - 05/Nov/06 with Tom

very very windy day- belayed from the top with my cheeks billowing out and chalk dust flying up from John's chalkbag
tomcorley55 - Lead O/S - Nov/06 with John McGinley

whiting.jp - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 24/Sep/06

Epic Ebdon - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/06 with Beefy

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo rpt - 28/Aug/06

Joe Costello - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/06 with Liam

Hidden - 2nd - 24/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/06

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 06/Aug/06

Hidden - Lead β - 16/Jul/06

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/06

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jun/06

Paul Leader - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/06 with Andy Say

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/06

gibbo38 - Lead - 04/Jun/06 with John Shelly

Nicos - Solo O/S - 02/Jan/06 with solo

Hidden - 2006

Hidden - Dec/05

Hidden - Lead - Sep/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/May/05

Rampikino - Lead - 02/Apr/05 with Rob Wilson

Hidden - Lead - Mar/05

Hidden - Solo - 2005

Darrell Read - Lead - 07/Nov/04

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Solo O/S - 12/Jun/04

Outdoorfun37 - Lead - 05/Jun/04

Hidden - Solo O/S - Jun/04

madaxeman - 2nd - 31/May/04 with Simon (Sam) Garrad

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/04

Jon Greengrass - 2004

Hidden - 2004

Hidden - 2004

Phil West - Lead rpt - 11/Oct/03 with Chris Tan

LankyPaddy - Lead O/S - Oct/03

Pelleas - Lead - Jul/03

Hidden - Solo rpt - Jun/03

Hidden - Solo - 16/Mar/03

Monk - Solo O/S - 2001

FrankW - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/00 with Unknown

DerwentDiluted - Solo - 11/Sep/00

Laramadness - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/00 with Matt Lawson

RobSimmo - 2nd O/S - 29/Nov/98 with Adult Ed course

Budge - Solo - 14/Oct/98

Hidden - Solo O/S - Aug/98

martroberts - Solo O/S - 28/May/97

Hidden - 1997

Hidden - 1997

Roget - Solo O/S - 18/Nov/95

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Oct/95

cragspud - Lead - 1995

GrahamHP - Lead - 1994

Hidden - Solo - 03/May/93

Mal Grey - Lead O/S - 1991

Hidden - Sep/90

Hidden - Solo - 1990

Chris the Tall - Solo O/S - Sep/89

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 27/Jun/88

Iain Thow - Solo - 02/Aug/87

pebblespanker - Solo O/S - Aug/85

sadams - Solo - 02/Jun/84

Anton Eady - 1983

Howard Dixon - Solo - 1981

mark-abz - Solo - 25/Sep/80

Hidden - Solo - 26/Jan/80

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Solo - 1980

Andy Fielding - Solo - 1978

MikeDowsett - Lead - 1978

Nigel Bond - Solo - 17/Jun/76

Mark Kemball - Solo - 29/May/76 with Ian Grace

rogerskews - Solo - 1971 with CMC Members

Andy Say - 2nd - 1971

mikej - Solo - 26/Apr/70 with E

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