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27m.

Rockfax Description
More bolts lead up the slab just right of The Gorbals. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The central line on the Gorbals Slab, right of The Gorbals. A good slab climb with a thin, (think finger nails) crux at the top. 8 bolts protect to a lower off.

Ian Lloyd-Jones 06/Jun/2011

Ticklists

Slate Sport, All the Llanberis SLATE sport @ 7a & 7a+, Rarely repeated Slate Sport 7's, Sl@teheads Sl@te

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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
williemiller 26 Jun, 2019 TR dog Took a few goes to figure out the crux
Took a few goes to figure out the crux
s.hunter 20 Jun, 2019 Lead 2nd go, slipped just after crux on os
2nd go, slipped just after crux on os
IoloT ? Jun, 2019 Lead dog Had 2 attempts, fell off the crux both times
Had 2 attempts, fell off the crux both times
James Beaumont 24 May, 2019 Lead RP 2nd go after getting wrong footed at the end of the crux, irritating! Some good slatey sequences though
with Max, Will James, Sam
2nd go after getting wrong footed at the end of the crux, irritating! Some good slatey sequences though
with Max, Will James, Sam
Amy Pritchett 20 Apr, 2019 TR
peter.herd 20 Apr, 2019 TR
Stoop324 ? Apr, 2019 Lead RP
Hidden 7 May, 2017 Lead RP
goi.ashmore 30 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Good, if a little soft.
with Roy Thomas
Good, if a little soft.
with Roy Thomas
jacob shieldhouse hadley 15 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S nase
with mum
nase
with mum
Hidden 15 Feb, 2016 Lead RP
Tom.Priestley 13 Sep, 2015 Lead O/S Great route, crux is at top. Would almost benefit from a little scare bolting lower down to tradify it.
Great route, crux is at top. Would almost benefit from a little scare bolting lower down to tradify it.
Dan Hale 23 Jan, 2014 Lead RP First redpoint. Nearly on sighted but missed a crucial foot hold near the last bolt. A good route with some handless rockovers.
with BenRyle
First redpoint. Nearly on sighted but missed a crucial foot hold near the last bolt. A good route with some handless rockovers.
with BenRyle
Tom Seccombe 25 Jun, 2012 Lead dog
BenRyle 25 Jun, 2012 Lead O/S
Sl@te Head 6 Jun, 2011 Lead RP First Ascent
First Ascent
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High 7b
Mid 7b
Low 7b
High 7a+
Mid 7a+
Low 7a+
High 7a
Mid 7a
Low 7a
Votes cast 6
Votes cast 6
Style of Ascent
Lead
Toproped
Redpoint
Onsighted
Dogged
Not Set
Route of Interest

Geordie War Cry

Grade: 7a+ ***
(Bus Stop Quarry)