The Slabs

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Sun to mid-afternoon
15 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

A great place for lower grade lines on good rock, with easy access and a stunning outlook. Only the main lines are described here. There are many variations and other lines as well as more climbing on the upper tier. There are belay stakes in place above some of the routes. Approach (see map on page 382) - From the parking is a steep narrow road, follow this for 500m and the crag soon comes into view just to the left of the road. Walk off to the left (when looking out).

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Crack 1
The left-most crack is a really good pitch. Climb to the crack and the first protection. Continue up the crack above the grassy...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
S 4a
2
Xebec
Climb the blank-looking slab between Crack 1 and Crack 2 and finish up the right to left-trending crack in the upper wall....
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5a
3
Crack 2
The cracks and wider continuation on the slab to the left of the vegetated corner is a worthwhile pitch with good gear...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
D
4
Zig Zag
An interesting pitch but with scarce protection. Climb up rightwards to the vegetated break and then move left to a...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
VD
5
Main Slab
A challenging pitch that takes on the centre of the slab at its highest. Spaced protection. Climb to a block just above the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
S 4a
6
Crack 3
A very good line at the grade. Climb the enticing long crack-line on a succession of accommodating holds.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
D
7
Crack 4
The lower section of the line looks to be hard but the holds are very good.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
D
8
Crack 5
The disjointed wide cracks on the far right side of the slab.
 D