Dental Slab

Adjacent Areas
< Castrol/GTX  |  President's Slab >

Trad
Afternoon sun
35 mins
Uphill

The most popular buttress at Rylstone and with good reason; a fine seat of climbs across the middle grades, great rock and a stunning setting, if there is anyone else at the cliff, they will probably be here.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Remembered
12m. Climb the crack in the slab on the left and its thinner continuation. A right-hand finish via the flake is Forgotten,...
 
1 Stars
VD
2
Laughing Gas
16m. The left-edge of the slab. Bridge the wide crack to access the slab then follow the edge to a well positioned finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS 4c
3
Dental Slab Top 50
20m. The best Severe in Yorkshire and that is quite an accolade! Access the slab from its bottom left corner and traverse up...
 
3 Stars
Rounded
S 4a
4
Extraction
18m. Fine climbing up the right-hand side of the buttress. Pull through the centre of the bulges - beefy and 5c to impossible...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
Rounded
HVS 5b
5
V Chimney
16m. The rift that bounds the right side of the slab is awkward to start and the exit from the wide middle section is tricky to...
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VD
6
False Teeth
20m. Fills a gap quite effectively! Gain the bottom right corner of the slab by bridging the gully and hopping on to the slab....
 
1 Stars
Rounded
VS 4c
7
Persistence
16m. The narrow buttress is split neatly by a crack-line. Pull through the roof to reach it, then follow the crack to its end....
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
VS 4c
8
Chockstone Chimney
14m. The tricky chimney past the spooky swivelling chockstone.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VD
9
Trowel Face
14m. The slanting flaky groove is approached strenuously from the right. It is tricky to reach the first of the flakes, then it...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
10
Chimney Slabs Route Two
10m. The centre of the pocketed slab is excellent but rather lacking in gear.
 
1 Stars
S 4a
11
Lichen Chimney
12m. Starting past a big chockstone, climb the chimney and continuation crack. Inclined to be a bit scruffy.
 
Graunchy
VD
12
Glass Slipper
12m. Climb the slab to ledges then finish up the unprotected rounded rib behind.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E2 5b
13
Lichen Crack
12m. The next rift is easier and cleaner than its left-hand twin.
 
Graunchy
M
14
Crazy Diamond
12m. Fine climbing up the slab and flying arete - it manages to feel bolder than it really is. Pull over the overlap and pad up...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E2 5b
  • Latest Comments

    For RYLSTONE

    Extraction
    "Can't believe it's only got 2 stars in the guide books. This is one of the very ..." 29/Jul

    Highlord
    "Extremely awkward finish! Seemed somewhat harder than 4b, but I guess it's prett..." 05/Jun

    Trowel Face
    "Bit of a one-move wonder - S 4b?" 28/Apr

    Laughing Gas
    "I thoght this was really good when I did it. 2 stars anyway?" 31/Oct

    Sundowner
    "definitely worth doing" 12/Sep

    Extraction
    "How about traversing in from right at HVS 4c? Certainly nicer if you don't have..." 24/Aug

    Crazy Diamond
    "I think I made this a lot harder by not using the areete at the top. A very nice..." 03/Aug

    Extraction
    "A superb route - hard bouldery start with a delicate slab to contrast - make sur..." 13/Jul

    Search for comments