Satin

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Early morning sun
12 mins
Uphill
Windy

A collection of short buttresses squeezed between more popular areas. Although of a lesser stature, it is worth a visit, is usually quiet and has some good bouldering.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Spur Slab
Mantelshelf onto the tip of the slab then climb to a shrubby ledge and finish up the crack above.
6 user comments
 D
2
Spur Traverse
Traverse the roof from left to right.
 
2 Stars
Bumstart
Strong
f6C+
3
Left Spur
The left-hand side of the roof. Much harder than it used to be.
 
Bumstart
Strong
f7A
4
Right Spur
Use the curving rib to pass the roof. A good problem.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Strong
f6C+
5
Hot Spur
Stride the gap then climb the pleasant rib.
 
1 Stars
HS
6
Stirrup
The right side of the slab leads to a wide crack and delicate finish. Not much gear apart from big cams in the break.
1 user comment
 S
7
Ride Him Cowboy
The recessed slab has a technical start, then climb the short arete and scoop in the final tower.
 
Technical
VS
8
Corduroy
Climb the arete then cross to the other arete and finish up this.
 VS
9
Pressure Drop
A piece of extremely blank slab climbing.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
f7A+
10
Satin
The original problem on this slab offers very tenuous slab climbing on very poor holds. Traverse off.
7 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
f7A
11
Living at the Speed
Trivial but popular. Climb the central chimney then traverse the break leftwards into the middle of the slab. Make a tricky...
6 user comments
 
1 Stars
E1
12
Central Reservation
The awkward chockstoned crack splitting the buttress.
 
Graunchy
S
13
The Mark Devalued
The left arete of the slab throughout.
1 user comment
 VS
14
Mark's Slab
Climb the chimney then hand-traverse the lowest break and climb the centre of the right-hand slab.
1 user comment
 VS
15
Pullover
A flake under the lip of the overhang allows a tough pull up and left to a layaway - use this to gain a standing position....
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
f5
16
Woolly Pully
From the right-hand flake heave over to easy ground.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
f6A+
17
Roll Neck
From a block at the bottom right edge of the slab pull awkwardly leftwards, then follow the right-hand side of the slab.
1 user comment
 VS