A more perfect piece of gritstone slab cannot be found. The Great Slab area at Froggatt is famous for bold thin lines that reward the brave, and are sure to severely punish the foolhardy.
This slab of rock lies just to the right of Sickle Buttress.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Great Slab:
Joe's Direct Slab - Original V1+ Boulder, 15 feet
Joe's Direct Slab - Left Arete V3- Boulder, 15 feet
Allen's Slab 5.5 Trad, 1 pitch, 55 feet
The Great Slab 5.10b/c X Trad, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Synopsis 5.10c Trad, 1 pitch, 40 feet
Hairless Heart 5.10d X Trad, 50 feet
Artless 5.11d Trad, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Featured Route For Great Slab
In essence a direct start to The Great Slab.The first half is both scary and hard. Once standing on a good ledge at head height, make either a desperate lunge, or an even harder mantle move to gain the right slopping rail.One the rail is gained the climbing is easier, but definitely thought provoking.Finish as for The Great Slab....[more] Browse More Classics in International