Wall End Slab Area

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Afternoon sun
12 mins
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An attractive slumped slab of rock with its eponymous venerable classic and some more recent offerings. All the routes here are bold and require using rounded holds and poor breaks to make progress. Guidebook page 132.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Wall End Slab
22m. A devious classic. The frequently frustrating initial slab can be ascended in several places at 5a/b. From the ledge,...
9 user comments
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
VS 5a
2
Bridge's Variation
14m. A finish up the short slanting crack on the left is harder and safer but less satisfying than the original.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 5a
3
Wall End Slab Super Duper Direct
14m. Climb the centre of the lower slab and the bulge above on pockets. The final rib is the real challenge of the route with...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
E3 5c
4
Wall End Slab Direct
14m. A great effort for its day. Climb the lower slab right of centre to a break and runners. Step right and balance up the...
11 user comments
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
E2 5b
5
Wall End Slab Direct Finish
14m. A more fitting and more harrowing finish. Teeter warily up the scoop in the steepening wall to a reachy rounded exit a...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Rounded
Fluttery
E3 5c
6
Pure White and Deadly
14m. Balance up the right arete of the slab until things ease.
 
Fluttery
E2 5b
7
Narlavision
6m. The wall finishing just to the right of the holly.
1 user comment
 HVS 5b
8
Standing Around Trying
6m. The wall left of the arete.
2 user comments
 VS 5a
9
Sittin' Here Drinkin'
6m. Climb the tricky left arete of the deep groove.
 HVS 5b
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    The Watch-Tower
    ".....next!" 31/May

    The Watch-Tower
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    Goliath's Groove
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    Shirley's Shining Temple
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    Saul's Arete
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