Crystal Slabs

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Lots of sun!
20 mins
Level

A pleasant and popular slab but with some loose rock.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bloodstone
To the left of the main slab are two subsidiary slabs. This climb tackles the left-hand one which has a rubble side wall. Climb...
 VS 4b
2
Sloose
This one follows the right-hand subsidiary slab. Climb a crack onto the slab and follow it directly. Take care with loose rock...
2 user comments
 HVS 4c
3
The Gadfly
40m. This almost-popular route follows a devious line up the main slab. Start below the second crack right of the corner. Climb...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS 4c
4
Sixth Crack
40m. Now it has got confusing since the first ascensionist of this route started numbering from the right! Start at the same...
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS 4c
5
Razzle Dazzle
40m. The other popular route on the slab is the central line. Start below the middle of the slab and climb the crack to the...
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS 4c
6
The Crucifix
40m. The next crack right of Razzle Dazzle has a square niche at the bottom. Climb the crack all the way over the bulge and...
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS 4c
7
Michelangelo
40m. Past a crack which hasnít got a route up it, but which has probably been climbed, is the last crack before the edge. Climb...
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS 4c
8
Crystal Edge
40m. Start next to the wide chimney at the bottom right-hand corner of the slab. Climb the slab to the left of this then follow...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
Loose
HVS 5a
9
Crystal Arete
35m. A 'one-move-wonder' route up the narrow side slab. Start from a ledge 10m up on the arete.1) 4c, 30m. Climb the...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Loose
VS 4c
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  • Latest Comments

    For CRYSTAL SLABS, MOSAIC WALL

    Mural Landscape
    "Good fun,and quite easy for E3 if you're feeling fit. Ok to do in one pitch, wit..." 16/Apr

    The Gadfly
    "Not much of a line but pleasant enough." 20/Dec

    Crystal Edge
    "Easy climbing but care required placing protection and the potentially loose fin..." 21/Jul

    Crystal Arete
    "Cabbage? Eh? One move wonder route, with little to recommend it (though perhaps..." 15/May

    Crystal Arete
    "I remember that cabbage, dodgy even when I did it, I thought it was worth HVS." 02/Apr

    Sloose
    "In furtherence to this, I have since been told of a major accident on this route..." 22/Mar

    Crystal Arete
    "The cabbage has now disappeared, and the route is now possibly worth HVS 5A." 08/Jul

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