Mammoth Slab

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Evening sun
30 mins
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The central section of the cliff has some good routes on a series of fine faces that are generally cleaner than the rock away to the left. Mammoth Slab is the best route here but all the others listed are well worth doing.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Gnomes' Wall
Climb the short technical and fingery face to grassy ledges then continue up the buttress above, exiting to the left of the...
1 user comment
 
Technical
Crimpy
VS
2
Rib and Wall
Should have been called Groove and Slab! Climb into and up the groove in the arete to broad ledges. Then traverse right and...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
S
3
Mammoth Slab
Not the beast you might expect. Swing over the roof to access the left-hand side of the slab and climb it more easily to the...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Rounded
Fluttery
HVS
4
Ferdie's Folly
The centre of the face is delicate, unprotected and usually green. The upper half is much easier, finish as for Rib and Wall.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
E1
5
Dust Storm
The area's answer to Chalkstorm at the Roaches albeit at a lower grade and often dirty. Climb the precarious right side of the...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
E2
6
'K' Climb
Climb the cracked arete to ledges then the awkward face.
 VS
7
Kaytoo
Climb onto the block in front of the face then stride left into the thin crack and follow this to ledges. Climb the scoop in...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS
8
Asinine
Step right of the block and sketch away up the face to the first decent holds. Finish easily.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
HVS
9
June Climb
Take the fissure in the centre of the face to ledges then amble left, pull onto the slab and exit right below the roof.
 
1 Stars
Diff
10
Austin Maxi
The delicate face to the right of June Climb has technical moves to reach the security of the break and one more tricky...
1 user comment
 E2
11
June Wall
Start from the useful tooth and climb the slab by thin moves to ledges. Escape off right or extend things a little up and left....
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS
12
June Ridge
The right-hand arete of the face is started from the right. Gain a ledge on the front then climb to the terrace and finish...
 
1 Stars
S
13
Dogsbody
8m. Start up June Ridge and climb the bold wall direct to a hard finish.
 E2 5c
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