The Slab Climb** VI 7
[Teetering on front points after pulling through the roof/overlap on Slab Climb, 3 kb]90m, 4 pitches. Hopefully a helpful description: Start at the base of a chimney 20m left of the Clanger, big spike for belay. P1: 20m Traverse up right over a spike and then down, round and up to the base of the slab crack P2: 20m Climb the right hand crack up to and through the roof. Traverse left along a ledge to belay tat. P3: 20m climb the left crack/edge up to below the obvious overhanging chimney. The belay is good, but is really tight for space. P4: 30m thrutch up the chimney and continue up steep but safe ground to some rope slung around a spike. Either continue more easiy to the top, or abseil back down the route. If in a rush, P1&2 could be combined, but it's best to set up at the base of P2 for taking photos. Combining P2&3 gives a great 40m pitch but the belay stance below the chimney isn't great. Suggest belay at top of P2 and combining P3&4.

Photo: Teetering on front points after pulling through the roof/overlap on Slab Climb © Mark
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This climb is in 12 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Dec/12

michael83 - AltLd O/S - 02/Dec/12 with Mark Mosgrove

Luke Brooks - AltLd O/S - 01/Dec/12 with Francis

Hidden - AltLd - 12/Feb/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Feb/10

Excellent route - thoroughly enjoyed it. Great climbing and (mostly) good gear. The finish up Pinacle Ridge in the setting sun was pretty special too.
Neil Adams - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/10 with Jim Higgins

Neil got the brilliant slab pitch. Gear good but hard won.
jameshiggins - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/10 with Neil Adams

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Nov/08

sgl - AltLd O/S - 29/Nov/08 with Konnie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/08

zero six - AltLd O/S - 2007

Nick Wallis - AltLd O/S - 2005

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
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