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Black Slab Buttress

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Black Slab Buttress Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Christmas Crack Overview (South)


The buttress gets its name from the large slab on the left. This has several very worthwhile routes on it which have worthy companions of the slab to the right.

Getting There 

Head up from the popular parking, passing the FLying Buttress area to reach this area a few minutes later.

Climbing Season

For the The Peak District area.

Weather station 8.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Black Slab Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: gaining the left-hand crack

Central Trinity 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Black Slab Buttress
Appealing and interesting climbing, though more-or-less over half way up. Climb the short finger/hand crack 10 feet, then traverse left 5-6 feet to gain another similar crack. Finish the second crack to easier (boring) climbing above. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers on Black Slab Buttress
Climbers on Black Slab Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Christmas Crack Overview (North)
BETA PHOTO: Christmas Crack Overview (North)
Rock Climbing Photo: Numerous parties on Black Slab Buttress
Numerous parties on Black Slab Buttress

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