Sunset Slab

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Afternoon sun
15 mins
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This is the first of many fine slabs at Froggatt. The routes up the cracks are very friendly but the others need a steady and confident approach as protection is minimal. Guidebook page 271.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Science Friction
12m. Very bold friction climbing up the arete left of North Climb with gear at just below half-height. Can be dirty.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E6 6a
2
North Climb
12m. The wide crack was a good effort for its day. Awkward and not too well protected, though a big chockstone is of some help.
13 user comments
 
1 Stars
HVD 4a
3
What's up Doc?
12m. Attempt to climb the narrow slab staying about 1m right of North Climb. Serious, precarious, escapeable and not much fun.
4 user comments
 
Fluttery
E2 5b
4
Sundowner
12m. Friction climbing on poor pockets with the crux near the top. A side-runner on the right lowers the grade a couple of...
14 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E2 5a
5
Sunset Slab
14m. The main route of the slab has a contentious grade, used to warn the uninitiated, with a good runner in the right place it...
38 user comments
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
HVS 4b
6
Sunset Crack
12m. The awkward undercut crack has enough runners to make up for the rest of the routes on the slab! The initial bulge is the...
18 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
HS 4b
7
Turret Crack
12m. An awkward, blocky start to the crack in the edge of the face leads to a steepening just below the top.
3 user comments
 
Technical
HS 4b
8
Slab and Crack
10m. The polished ramp in the right wall of the gully.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
D
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    Trapeze
    "Lovely!" 16/May

    Sunset Crack
    "Didn't feel like a 4c to me - this was my first lead of anything above VDiff and..." 09/Dec

    Janker's Groove
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    Downhill Racer
    "Quality, pretty on/off move low down and then not too much trouble above that. J..." 19/May

    Armaggedon
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    "Needs young arms!" 26/Nov

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