The Blisterin' Slab

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Evening sun
Downhill
15 mins
Tidal

The high-angled offshore slab is seamed with thin cracks and benefits from superb solid rock and a handfull of good pitches. However finding good climbing conditions needs careful planning. Guidebook page 119.

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1
The Plumed Serpent
A hard-won but rewarding pitch that follows the bending line of cracks on the left-hand side of the slab. Start at low tide at...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4a
2
Jazz Discharge Party Hat
An impressive pitch on great rock and with very sustained climbing, although the protection is less than comforting. Start at a...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E1 5b
3
Blisterin' Barnacle
Culm slab climbing at its finest but again with limited protection in its lower reaches. Start right of the thin crack of Jazz...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E2 5b
4
Not Blisterin' Barnacle
A similar experience to Blisterin' Barnacle. Start to the left of the slab's right arete.23m. Follow a bold line up the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E2 5b