Rainbow Slab

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Early morning sun
30 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

The huge expanse of perfect quality slate behind the Dinorwig power station, holds a justifiable position as the jewel in the crown of climbing in the Llanberis quarries. In fact it holds a position as truly one of the best and most unique climbing venues in the whole of the UK!

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Pull My Daisy
An excellent and memorable route, that has a run-out section that will put hairs on your chest! Start below a crack, and climb...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E2
2
Rainbow of Recalcitrance
A mammoth outing up the line of the slab, and one that is as amazing as it is frightening. 1) 6b, 40m. Start where the...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E6
3
Poetry Pink
A stunning route that is the entry-level qualification for the big E5s on this slab. Start below the tower and make a rising...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5
4
Cystitis By Proxy
A tricky pitch that is bolder since the RP placements have blown out! It can be split at the flakes/ledges at half-height....
 
3 Stars
Technical
E6
5
Splitstream
Another great route, which is hard to read low down, as there is no real line to follow. Start 10m right of Cystitis By Proxy...
 
3 Stars
Technical
E5