Slingsby's Pinnacle

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Afternoon sun
Uphill
20 mins

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. Guidebook page 118.

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
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 6b
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 6a
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

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    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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