Erasor Slab

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5 mins
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The first section of rock encountered is home to a few problems. Further right is an area consisting of two steep walls, the right-hand one has a short slumped slab in front of it. The Erasor routes are the most popular here but the whole area sees a fair amount of action. Guidebook page 64.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Mind Bomb
8m. The open groove in the undercut arete is hard and serious.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E7 6c
2
Early Riser Top 50
8m. The narrow ramp cutting rightwards up the centre of the face is a classic. Balancy and unprotected - scary stuff.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
E5 6a
3
Hatchet Crack
10m. A grubby off-width in the back of the bay is a character building exercise.
 
Graunchy
E3 5c
4
The Kipper
18m. Boulder out the bulges to reach the ledge (V4 6b) then continue up the fine arete on its right-hand side. Bold.
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E4 6b
5
Erasor Slab
10m. Climb the slab to the break, fidget left then stretch for the ledge. Walk off or, much better, do Fishladder.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
HVS 5b
6
Erasor Slab Direct
Head straight up the steepening slab. Only really one move but its a sweet little rockover.
1 user comment
 
Reachy
Technical
V3 6A
7
Fishladder
8m. From the ledge, climb onto the arete and balance awkwardly round the corner to access the straightforward ramp. Often...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E1 5b
8
Edge of Darkness
6m. The thin seam in the centre of the wall is desperate.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
E5 6c
9
Problem Rib
The rib is problematical and superb. Escape right along the break into the gully for the problem. If leading, then a runner in...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
V1 5b
10
Grey Wall
8m. A tricky start reaches better holds. Move right along the break to exit. A direct finish is E1 5b. The arete to the left is...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Rounded
HS 5a
11
Mantelshelf Slab
8m. The pocketed slab (just off the topo) gives a pleasant pitch finishing with the expected move.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Rounded
HS 4b
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