Olympic Slab** VS 4c
[Olympic Slab - Pitch 1, 2 kb]

Rockfax Description
A great route and worth finding if the Upper Tier is busy. Abseil down near the left-hand side of the crag to a tree and ledge. From the ledge, move up through broken spikes on the left to another ledge. Step left to a good foothold and follow the thin crack up the slab for a couple of metres then step left again into a better crack. Follow this to a groove that leads to the top. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Olympic Slab - Pitch 1 © Ian Mateer
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 152 logbooks, and on 11 wishlists.

Keith Swainson - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/15 with Georgie

Georgie25 - 2nd - 27/Aug/15

ab in for the p2 , really enjoy'd it good climbing some fragile and technical moves and not as hard as i thought it would be , mostly due to great protection ! over too soon !
Pinguville - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/15 with George

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jun/15

GStone - 2nd O/S - 04/Apr/15 with Marcus Harvey

terri.lea-hunter - 2nd O/S - Apr/15

Pitch 2 only via An ab
Steveb27 - 2nd - 15/Mar/15 with Alex

P2 only, worth the ab in. Great moments as the sun peaked out under the gloomy Welsh sky. Proper "fly on the wall" feeling.
GermanAlex - Lead O/S - 15/Mar/15 with Steve

jcw - 2015

ItsHuwHaribo - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Mel Roberts

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Sep/14

The first pitch is really fun - great value hand traverse and a shale wall that is solid and well featured. I led P2 which is well protected and straightforward - if you go to the right of the ledge and ignore the first thin crack.
Pete_Frost - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/14 with Kin Choi

mtempest - Lead - 20/Apr/14 with Steve Waters, Mynydd

Steve Waters, Mynydd - 2nd - 20/Apr/14 with Mike Tempest

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/14

Lead P2. Great constrast moving from the classic slab to the strange boulder top out move.
mapperley samurai - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/14 with Lewis Holmes, Blake Williams, Michael H, Ben Moss

Joshthomas - 2nd - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/13

Mission on rope retrieval. Great stance start of Pitch 2 with Emma =)
jimmysdead - Lead rpt - 30/May/13 with Emma

Tim Sparrow - 2nd - 17/Feb/13 with Piers Nesbitt

Excellent 2nd pitch, technical, well protected with tricky final move up the groove.
jimmysdead - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Blake

Steve Wakeford - TR - 11/Sep/12

Abseiled in and did only the top pitch
Cardi - 2nd rpt - 22/Jul/12 with Andy T

Hidden - 2nd - 06/Apr/12

Callum Anderson - 2012

chrisallan - Lead O/S - 05/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead - 02/Sep/11

kdalzell - 2nd - 16/Aug/11 with Liam Fleming

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/11

kristinawe - 2nd - 15/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead - 25/Apr/11

dts - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Andy Taylor

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Apr/11

Lead P2. Loads of small gear. Lovely slab climb, with a tricky top out!
Cardi - AltLd O/S - 02/Apr/11 with Tom R

Jackspratt - TR O/S - 22/Mar/11

happy_c - TR - 22/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Mar/11

Abbed in. Very Worthwhile
david morse - 2nd O/S - 30/Jan/11 with Chris+Tori

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/11

uphillnow - 2011

Hidden - 2011

popov86 - AltLd - 20/Nov/10

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

Top pitch only. Abbed in
christoph owen - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Mike L

Magsy - TR - 07/Jun/10

feilx - 2nd rpt - 30/May/10 with Heather

RachelP - Lead - 21/Apr/10 with Jamie

P2 only, abbed in
Sam W - Lead - 10/Apr/10

Pitch 2 only. Nice climbing, although the interesting section is rather brief.
victim of mathematics - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/10 with Sophie Whyte

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Mar/10

Hidden - 2010

simeclimb68 - 2010

matjaques - 2nd - 12/Nov/09 with Moony

Team ascent
Glyn - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Amy

Seymore Butt - 2009

Hidden - TR - 19/Nov/08

Brown - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/08 with Henry

Glyn - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/08 with Barni

barni - 2nd - 10/Sep/08 with Glyn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/08

Keith Jones - 2nd - 22/Aug/08 with Graham

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/08

The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/08 with Lee Bonner

paddygoodwin - AltLd O/S - 26/May/08 with Steve

stevepotter - AltLd - 26/May/08 with paddygoodwin

Donald Kelly - 2nd O/S - 04/May/08 with Andy Hemsted

Donald Kelly - Lead rpt - 04/May/08 with Andy Hemsted

Hidden - Lead - May/08

Owain Llewelyn - Lead - 20/Feb/08 with Dad

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

p1
Wayne S - 2008 with Jon Croxford

My Gravity - AltLd O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Simon S

Keith Jones - 2nd - 23/Mar/07 with David

Dan 85 - AltLd O/S - 21/Oct/06 with Jonny

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Sep/06

ChrisJD - Lead - 27/Aug/06 with rc

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Aug/06

steve prior - Lead - Aug/06 with Andy C

Hidden - 2006

mikelaing - 2006

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/05

Hidden - 2005

samwelli - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/04 with Steve Hobbs

me and the gormonator.
tommy82 - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/03

John Kettle - AltLd - 2003

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/02

Pete Nugent - 14/Jul/01 with Paul Hampson

michael burrows - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/01 with mike doyle

cem - 2nd - 02/Jul/00 with Graham Dolman, Miles Butteriss

ZA - AltLd - Jun/00 with dad

zero six - Lead O/S - 2000

kev davies - 2000

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Jul/99

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/99

Rog Wilko - AltLd - Nov/98 with Pete Nugent

Just Another Dave - Lead O/S - 1998

Ched - Lead O/S - 1997 with Glanfor

Budge - AltLd O/S - Mar/96 with Richard Teed

Julian Wedd - Lead - 1996 with I. Raynor

babymoac - AltLd - 20/May/95 with Grunt

Paul Boardman - AltLd O/S - 25/Mar/95 with Peter Boardman

auld al - AltLd O/S - May/94

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/94 with Dee Herbert

malc - AltLd O/S - 24/Mar/91 with DW

Hidden - 2nd - 03/Nov/90

Hidden - 1990

andy gittins - Lead - 1990

Iain Thow - Lead - 29/Oct/88 with Nick Hunt

michael burrows - AltLd O/S - 23/Oct/88 with steve ward

Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - 1988 with Adam Wilde, Krishna

ChrisJD - 2nd - 21/Feb/87

steve taylor - Lead - Mar/86 with Nick Smith (BB)

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Aug/85

hazeysunshine - 2nd O/S - 01/Aug/85

Babika - AltLd - Jul/85 with Mark Jones

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Apr/85

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/85

Ian Jones - 1983

Hidden - Lead - 1983

Hidden - 1983

Andy Fielding - AltLd - 13/Sep/81 with Mike Gilbert

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Apr/81

RichardMc - AltLd - 30/Nov/80 with Dave Langmead

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 13/Jul/80 with Ian, John

Hidden - Lead - 06/Apr/80

Ian Clare - 1980

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1980

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1980

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1980 with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc

rogerskews - AltLd - 01/Oct/79 with Martin Coward

Hidden - 1978

mikej - Lead - 02/Jan/77 with Mike Mason

Paula Hamilton-Gibson - Lead - 1977 with Will Walker

steve L - 30/Oct/75 with Bob Powell

Hidden - AltLd - 14/Apr/75

pneame - 1975

granitbahn - AltLd - 1975

RichardMc - AltLd - 09/Jun/74 with Betty Seifert

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 01/Jul/73 with John Midgley

Tom V - 1973

RichardMc - Lead - 05/Jan/72 with Roger Everett

tapley - AltLd - 05/Aug/71 with Dave Hearnshaw

mikej - AltLd - 18/Oct/70 with Geoff Williams

RichardMc - 2nd - 31/Mar/67 with Ian Stromberg

RichardMc - 2nd - 03/Jan/67 with Richard Oddy

eroica64 - 2nd - 1965 with John Ewbank

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