President's Slab

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Afternoon sun
Uphill
30 mins

A fine slab, not very extensive, but with a nice collection of climbs. Up and right are some interesting shorter climbs which have the added attraction of getting the sun earlier in the day. Guidebook page 130.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
President's Slab Top 50
18m. The other Rylstone low grade classic. Start at the tip of the slab and trend slightly rightwards to ledges which can be...
 
3 Stars
VD
2
Dead Kennedys
18m. Tasteless name but some nice moves. From the half-height ledges, trend left up a shallow crack to the crest of the wall. A...
 
1 Stars
Rounded
VS 5a
3
The Hot Line
18m. The direct line on the upper slab has a bold move or two and some nice positions. It looks a bit cramped from below but...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
HVS 5b
4
Misty Moo
18m. Disjointed but with some fine climbing. Take the left edge of the lower slab then cross over to the main slab and trend...
 
1 Stars
Rounded
S 4a
5
Hanging Cracks
12m. Pull though the roof on good but painful (to those with Fairy Liquid hands) jams, then move left around the arete and...
 
2 Stars
Strong
VS 5a
6
Frankie Comes to Rylstone
10m. Pull through the roof as for Hanging Crack, then continue up the face past a useful pocket to a tricky finish.
 
1 Stars
E1 5b
7
Falcon Crack
10m. Pleasant jamming up the central crack-line.
 
1 Stars
VD
8
Sundowner
10m. The narrow pillar. A bit of an eliminate (avoid the arete) but with nice moves, and it catches the afternoon sun.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
HVS 5a
9
Twin Cracks
8m. The main corner is worth a quick visit when dry though it often isn't. The upper section gives nice climbing.
1 user comment
 S 4a
10
Pickpocket
8m. The cracked and pocketed wall just right of the corner is
 HVS 5a
11
Tasslehof Burrfoot
10m. The right-hand side of the wall is climbed to bulges which are tackled leftwards, to access a shelving ledge, with...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
E2 5c
12
The Artful Dodger
10m. Climb the groove and exit right to below the arete. Balance up its right-hand side with trepidation.
 E2 5b
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    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

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