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Although only short, the quality routes on Pedlar’s Slab and the BAW’S?Crawl buttress make the area worth a visit. The contrast between the two pieces of rock is extreme, one a near holdless slab, and the other a huge jutting nose; the choice is yours.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Bouldering Matt
The little arete starting on the right.
 
Technical
S 5a
2
Blue December Sky
Up the right wall, short but quite pumpy.
 
Pumpy
HS 5a
3
The Nays
A short arete with some breaks and ledges.
 D
4
Jon's Route
The pleasant centre of the face.
 S 5a
5
Eyes
Balance up the arete with a delicate move or two.
 
Technical
HS 4b
6
Little Pete
This is right side of the same arete.
 
Technical
VS 5a
7
Obviously Done Before
The hanging groove just right again. Deeper in the chimney is Probably Done Before, S 4a, if you can avoid the opposite wall.
 VD
8
The Punk
The hanging crack in the north face is gained by a hand-traverse from the deep in the gully. Care with the rope-work is needed.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
9
Cemetery Waits
The hanging left arete is climbed on its left side if you can reach it. Taxing in the extreme and popular when the drifts are...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
E7 6c
10
Shine On
Climb over the main overhang to reach the crack of The Punk. Cross the roof via a thin flake (small wires) then make difficult...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Rounded
E7 6c
11
BAW's Crawl Top 50
From the boulder below the overhang, swing your feet in to the break (honest) then shuffle round to the front face. A couple of...
15 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
HVS 5a
12
The Golden Path
The hanging arete gives a great problem.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
V9 7C
13
Punklet
Start with a hard pull on tiny holds to reach the break and a hard finish on poor holds. V3 6A+ if you sneak off right.
8 user comments
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
E1 6a
14
Public Face
Up the groove in the arete.
 
Technical
Strong
VS 5a
15
Public Image
Traverse the top break leftwards all the way to The Punk;
 
Pumpy
VS 5a
16
Private Chimney
The kinked left-hand rift in the open recess.
 
Graunchy
D
17
Green Chimney
The awkward narrow rift is and best avoided when green.
 
Graunchy
VD
18
Pedlar's Rib
The neat blunt rib is climbed on fingery layaways (easier if you keep left) to a break and jams, swing right to easier ground....
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E1 5c
19
Non-stop Pedalling
For more excitement, head left up the prow via strenuous pulls.
 
Strong
E2 5c
20
Pedlar's Arete
Climb the blunt arete using flakes (poor worn runners) to a spooky stretch right to finish up Pedlar's Slab.
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS 5a
21
Keep Pedalling
The blunt rib left of Pedlar's Slab on its right side directly to the ledge on the arete then finish direct on more slopers.
 
1 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
E2 5c
22
Pedlar's Slab
The centre of the slab has a tough start - hard unless you hop-it! Continue with care up pockets to easy ground.
12 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
HVS 5c
23
Top Block Rock
Up the angular rib.
 VD
24
Elastic
The very narrow pillar just right is stretching a point a bit.
 VS 4c
25
Corner Crack
The grassy corner steepens towards the top.
 D
26
Recess Rib
The narrow rib forming the left edge of the gloomy recess.
 VD
27
Viridescent Corner
This is the luminous green corner in the left side of the recess.
 HVD
28
Pisa Pillar
A leaning pillar is reached via small bulge and is soon over.
 S 4a
29
Hidden Crack
An odd trip behind the pillar, through a skylight and up the green corner beyond. Often very dirty.
 
Graunchy
VD
30
Pisa Crack
The leaning groove in the right-hand side of the recess leads to a tough exit round the roof at the top.
1 user comment
 
Technical
HS 4c
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