Sunset Slab

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Early morning sun
15 mins
Level
Windy

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. To the right is a jutting prow with one of the best hard routes anywhere on Grit.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Science Friction
Very bold friction climbing up the arete left of North Climb with gear at just below half-height. Sadly the upper crux is...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
E6
2
Fatal Attraction
The narrow slab is an eliminate but the moves are engrossing enough once committed to the line.
 E5
3
North Climb
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
Graunchy
HVD
4
What's up Doc?
Climb the slab starting on the right then generally stay just right of North Climb. Can be made much harder if the easiest...
5 user comments
 E2
5
Sundowner
Friction climbing on poor pockets with a crux reach near the top. A side-runner on the right lowers the grade a couple of...
14 user comments
 
1 Stars
E2
6
Sunset Slab
THE route of the slab has long had a contentious grade, chiefly used to warn the uninitiated. With a good runner in the right...
38 user comments
 
3 Stars
HVS
7
Sunset Crack
The awkward undercut crack has enough runners to make up for the previous two offerings! The initial bulge is the crux and the...
18 user comments
 
2 Stars
HS
8
Turret Crack
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
Graunchy
HS
9
Slab and Crack
The narrow polished ramp in the right wall of the gully.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
D
10
Ramp-Art
A route to nowhere! Gain the left trending mini-ramp on the wall and scoot along this to gain relief in the gully. Finish...
 E5
11
Soul Doubt
Indifferent low gear almost protects this hard and scary climb up the blank wall. Use the thin crack to reach the ramp and make...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
E8
12
Beau Geste
The soaring arete is the classic hard route of the crag. Relatively easy climbing up the groove in the lower arete...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
E7