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
 Diff
2
Hot Spur
Stride the gap then climb the pleasant rib.
 
1 Stars
HS
3
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
4
Ride Him Cowboy
The recessed slab has a technical start, then climb the short arete and scoop in the final tower.
 
Technical
VS
5
Corduroy
Climb the arete then cross to the other arete and finish up this.
 VS
6
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
7
Central Reservation
The awkward chockstoned crack splitting the buttress.
 
Graunchy
S
8
The Mark Devalued
The left arete of the slab throughout.
1 user comment
 VS
9
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
10
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....
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
VS 5b
11
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
  • Latest Comments

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    The Watch-Tower
    "Top roped it, then led it. Solid E2 5b. Be careful out there, this route takes n..." 22/Sep

    Surprise
    "Astonishingly difficult." 09/Mar

    Tower Face
    "This route is getting harder as the left hand flake gets smaller. A good 18inch ..." 02/Aug

    The Watch-Tower
    ".....next!" 31/May

    The Watch-Tower
    "Total sandbag. If you keep to the left of the arete it is at least 5C with no pr..." 31/May

    Goliath's Groove
    "My first grit HVS insight lead on my first trad day of 2013. It felt like it was..." 06/May

    Saul's Arete
    "Surely HVS? I was a good deal more comfortable leading Fina than seconding this..." 11/Jun

    Counterfeit
    "Agreed. 'Siderunners' are easily placed from the route so should be graded for t..." 14/May

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