Rockfax Description
185m. Follow the summer line © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Slingsby's Chimney is the crux, sharp but short!

Andy Chadwick, Andy Bond, Ken Taylor 29/Dec/1979

K Mckay 06/Mar/16 AltLd

Big day out! Cruising until we met Slingsby's chimney. Gavin didn't fancy it so I thought I'd have a crack. That chimney had everything I've got! Unfortunately I had to rest on my gear at the entrance to the chimney as I was tired from trying to find rock hooks as there was no consolidated snow or ice. Great route and really pleased to have got up it!

with Pete Metcalfe
Peter Metcalfe 06/Mar/16 AltLd dog

The Chimney is desperate - must be hard in all but exceptional conditions. Much flailing and dogging, eventually managed to get established by kind of launching into it and getting jammed sideways.

Hidden ?/Feb/12 AltLd
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden 05/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
DSM 06/Mar/10 Lead O/S

The chimney is wonderfully udgey and in a great position high up on the crag. 3* in my opinion and IV 5.

with Andy Gittins
Adi Hooper 01/Feb/10 AltLd

Dave did the harder bits!

with Dave Rogers
Shaw Brown 31/Jan/10 AltLd

Took me ages to lead the crux, lots of faf on my part. Great route though.

with Loz
Hidden 30/Jan/10 AltLd O/S
andy gittins ??/2010 -
with Dave Scott-Maxwell
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Bob 16/Feb/86 2nd O/S
with M. Lynch
Andy Chadwick 29/Dec/79 AltLd

On what seems to be the first recorded winter ascent we thought it was about as difficult as Moss Ghyll, but less sustained. The chimney itself was desperate for a couple of moves though.

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