The Promontory

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20 mins
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The Promontory slab is a massive sheet of generally excellent rock, although its upper reaches are vegetated and slightly loose. The routes all have sustained, well-protected and technical first pitches, although the upper easier pitches are less well-protected and require caution.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Freddie
The most testing of the four lines described on this section of the cliff. High in the grade. Start at the base of the...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
HS 4b
2
Ben
A superb pitch which follows the continuous line of right-leaning cracks up the best section of the slab. Start at a crack-line...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
S 4a
3
Marion
The sister route to Ben is an equally fine experience with the same combination of sustained climbing and good gear. Low in the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4a
4
In Her Eyes
Steady climbing gains a thought-provoking final few metres. Start at the far right crack that begins on the higher section of...
 
1 Stars
Technical
S 4a
5
Kinkyboots
The first few moves are a Baggy legend, but unfortunately the upper pitch lets the route down. The first pitch provides an...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
VS 4c
6
Midnight Cowboy
The finest route on the The Promontory following the mid-height diagonal overlap via sustained and intricate climbing. If the...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
HVS 5b
7
Long Rock Eliminate
A good direct line right up the middle of the slab. Start 4m right of the arete as for Midnight Cowboy..1) 5a, 19m. Climb...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
HVS 5a
8
Sexilegs
Lots of great climbing on the first pitch. The route described is slightly different to that in other guidebooks taking in a...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
HVS 5b
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