Initiation Slabs

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Trad
Lots of sun!
10 mins
Level
Abseil

The main slab has some excellent left-slanting cracks in it. Guidebook page 48.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cormorant Front
12m. The wall in the centre of the buttress is fun.
 VD
2
The Gerbil
13m. The steep arete on the right side of the smaller buttress responds well to a dws approach! Traverse in low from the left,...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
DWS
Strong
HVS 5a
3
Aquarian
15m. Great stuff. The double crackline right of the cave is followed up to the top recess; step right to an 'out-there' finish.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VD
4
Capricorn
17m. Traverse 4m leftwards from the recess, and climb the fine crackline to the top. A Direct Start is easier when the tide...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HS 4b
5
Gemini Top 50
17m. A great line, exposed, and at a steady grade. Follow the diagonal crack all the way to the ridge.
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
VD
6
Versary Slab
17m. Follow Gemini for about 6m, then pull rightwards to gain the cracked slab. Climb this to the top.
 
Technical
S 4a
7
Aries
19m. Just brilliant; the best route here. Great climbing, great positions, and good rock. The lower traverse (crux) takes you...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
VS 4c
8
Vanishing Crack
18m. Abseil down the crusty corner to gain this line. From the good ledge at the base of the corner, break out rightwards to a...
 S 4a
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    For INITIATION SLABS

    Aries
    "Lovely route with the added excitement of starting from the small belay niche ab..." 04/May

    Rosary
    "Perfect HS climb with spaced protection all the way and good holds just when you..." 24/May

    Aries
    "After the traverse the climbing is easy but protection is very sparse, ground/se..." 16/Apr

    Foot and Mouth
    "I did this route in September, it would be a very serious lead, not wise to fall..." 02/Nov

    Foot and Mouth
    "I've seen the topo now. I spotted the line for Foot and Mouth when I went down t..." 13/Sep

    Rosary
    "Stake is there but is a little hidden. There are also some nut slots if required..." 04/Sep

    Rosary
    "took the excellent new pembroke guide away on our first ever trad trip last week..." 02/Sep

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