Climbs 49
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 876m a.s.l
Faces N

Engineer's Slabs © petesdavies

Crag features

Up to 90m high. Needs a good dry spell and is sometimes referred to as the Lakes' coldest crag (see winter). Snicker Snack (E3), The Tomb(E2), Engineer's Slabs(VS) and Sarcophagus(E3) are the most popular summer routes. In winter, Engineers becomes a classic VI. Currently home of the Lakes' hardest winter route - Snicker Snap (VIII 9).

Approach notes

One and a half hour walk from Honister Pass summmit.

As far as I can recall the walk in is very amenable.
Ian Jones - 27/Jul/10
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Climbs at this crag

18Sledgate RidgeHS *29
19Sledgate RidgeIV 13
20Engineer's ChimneyV 4 **9
21Dream Twister
E3 5c ***12
22The TrollHVS 5b *3
23TrollVII 8 1
24The Angel of Mercy
E1 5b ***18
25InterceptorVS 4c *13
26Snicker Snack
E3 5c ***34
27Snicker SnackVIII 9 ***1
28Engineer's Slabs
VS 4c ***299
29Engineer's Slabs - Unfinished ArĂȘte
VS 4c **3
30Engineer's SlabsVI 7 ***30
31Engineer's Slabs - ArĂȘte FinishVI 7 3
32The TombstoneE3 5c 1
33The TombE3 5c ***18
34SarcophagusE3 5c ***17
HVS 5a **40
36JabberwockVII 7 ***6
37Prayer Mat Buttress
MVS 4b *4
38Gable EndII/III 5
39Trundle RidgeVII 7 **1
40Central GullyIII **25
41Central Gully - The Contrived EliminateIV 5  
42Central Gully - Smart ExitIV 4 **3
43Bootlegger's GrooveIII  
44Back OffVI 7  
45Moses's Back DoorII 1
46In Her MouthV  
47Doctor's ChimneyIII * 
48Smuggler's Chimney *VS 4c ***2
49Barney Buttress *
VD 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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