Initiation Slabs Routes

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Trad
Lots of sun!
10 mins
Level
Abseil

The wide slab is split well to the left of centre by a deep slot/cave and right of centre by a grass-filled groove.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Cormorant Front
The wall in the centre of the buttress is fun. The start has changed but the grade remains the same.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VD
2
The Gerbil
The steep arete on the right side of the smaller buttress. The start has suffered a rock fall and the route is easier than it...
2 user comments
 VS
3
Black Corner
Climb the slab and corner.
 S
4
Star Trek
The steep cracks in the right-hand side of the recess. Finish up a loose corner.
 
Loose
HVS
5
Aquarian
Great stuff. The double crackline right of the cave is followed up to the top recess; step right to an 'out-there' finish. It...
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VD
6
Capricorn
Traverse 4m leftwards from the recess, and climb the fine crackline to the top. A Direct Start is easier when the tide allows.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
HS
7
Gemini
A great line, exposed, and at a steady grade. Follow the diagonal crack all the way to the ridge.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
VD
8
A Load of Pollux
The broken crack breaking right out of Gemini.
 VD
9
Versary Slab
Follow Gemini for about 6m, then pull rightwards to gain the cracked slab. Climb this to the top.
 
Technical
S
10
Jammed Rope Route
The curving crack breaking left from Tatty Crack.
 VD
11
Tatty Crack
Climb the crack in the slab left of Aries.
 VD
12
Aries
Just brilliant; the best route here. Great climbing, great positions, and good rock. The lower traverse (crux) takes you to the...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
VS
13
Vanishing Crack
Abseil down the crusty corner to the niche. From the good ledge at the base of the corner, break out rightwards to a crack...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S
14
Forbeeornotforbee
Abseil down the crusty corner to the niche. Climb the wide crack rightwards and then the grassy crack above.
 S
15
Kaygeeforesee
Break right from Forbeeornotforbee to reach a short section of decent slab up and right.
 HS
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  • Latest Comments

    For INITIATION SLABS

    Aries
    "Lovely route with the added excitement of starting from the small belay niche ab..." 04/May

    Rosary
    "Perfect HS climb with spaced protection all the way and good holds just when you..." 24/May

    Aries
    "After the traverse the climbing is easy but protection is very sparse, ground/se..." 16/Apr

    Foot and Mouth
    "I did this route in September, it would be a very serious lead, not wise to fall..." 02/Nov

    Foot and Mouth
    "I've seen the topo now. I spotted the line for Foot and Mouth when I went down t..." 13/Sep

    Rosary
    "Stake is there but is a little hidden. There are also some nut slots if required..." 04/Sep

    Rosary
    "took the excellent new pembroke guide away on our first ever trad trip last week..." 02/Sep

    Foot and Mouth
    "I belayed a lead up Foot and Mouth for the refuge belay on Rosary thankfully as ..." 20/Aug

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