Slingsby's Pinnacle

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Afternoon sun
20 mins
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The wall and tall tower separated from the edge by a small gap is arguably the best buttress at Crookrise, it has an excellent selection of climbs on peerless rock.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Streaklet
6m. The centre of the wall has a desperate start to reach the break and a rounded finish.
 
Technical
E3 6b
2
Rushlight
8m. The slabby side wall of the left-hand face to a steeper finish.
 
Rounded
S 4a
3
Crease
12m. From the blocky rift, gain the face on the right using the pockets then continue up and right to finish.
 
2 Stars
VS 5a
4
Crease Arete
10m. Starting on the right, gain and follow the arete throughout.
1 user comment
 
Technical
Rounded
Fluttery
E2 6a
5
Crease Direct
The technical banana-shaped groove is superb. Escape left.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
V3 6A
6
The Fly
A couple of poor pockets point the way up the smooth wall.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
V8 7B+
7
Slingsby's Chimney
10m. A classic. The start is tricky, then burrow into the cliff to make progress where traditional techniques lead back to...
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
HVD 4a
8
Chimney Buttress
12m. Start up the chimney but move left onto the face, continuing up and left following the line of least resistance.
 
1 Stars
HS 4b
9
Small Brown
10m. Gain the shallow hanging groove direct or from the left (traditional, though no shenanigans with the rope allowed...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E4 6b
10
Massive Attack
10m. Use the direct start to Small Brown but continue up the left-hand side of the arete throughout.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E5 6b
11
Hovis Super Direct
Climb direct to reach pockets in the wall left of Hovis.
 
2 Stars
Technical
V5 6C
12
Hovis Direct
Climb the arete left of the block to a pocket. Escape right or continue up Wholemeal, E3 6a, to reach Flake Wall.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
V4 6B
13
Hovis
10m. From the top of the flake on the right, teeter round the corner and gain the shallow hanging groove with difficulty....
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E1 5c
14
Flake Wall
10m. Traverse up the flake then step up to the break. Traverse this out to the arete and finish up this.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Rounded
HS 4b
15
Spellbinder
8m. A direct finish to Flake Wall up the face above the centre of the flake.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
  • Latest Comments

    For CROOKRISE

    Octopus
    "Much trickier than a Severe 4a. The start is 4c and much harder than the Edge Ro..." 25/Mar

    Lyndhurst
    "Why is this route in this guide, but not Elm Tree Wall which is immediately Left..." 26/Oct

    Tiger Rag
    "Harder to get off the deck for shorties. With a nasty landing." 17/Jun

    Old Lace
    "E1 without side-runner. Great route." 30/Mar

    Face, Arete and Wall Climb
    "Yes please, a description would be very useful! I tried to follow the line in th..." 03/Aug

    Old Lace
    "worth the upgrade and still on the bold side. good route" 07/Nov

    Old Lace
    "Oops...didnt notice it had been upgraded." 08/Jun

    Route 2.5
    "5b to start and bold to finish." 27/May

    Old Lace
    "I did this today with a side runner (cam under the boulder on Arsenic slab) I fe..." 24/Mar

    Old Lace
    "Either with a side runner (unless pre-placed high up), you could deck, and defin..." 31/Oct

    Crease Arete
    "I'm surprised to see the date of FA for this route. I led it in the summer of 19..." 14/Oct

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