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Spartan Slab 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 8 pitches, 600'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: E.D.G. Langmuir, M. J. O’Hara, 14th June 1954
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Sep 16, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Looking up the first pitch of Spartan, The Long Re...

Description 

1. Climb up a groove to a grassy ledge

2. From the right end of the ledge climb up to a stance below a large overlap.

3. Climb up to the overlap, and pass it on good holds at the obvious break. Belay above the overlap (possible to run this on to the next belay).

4. Move up a few feet and then steep down to your right and follow the obvious handrail rightwards to a belay at its end.

5. Climb up easy ground until below an obvious layback, and belay (possible to run this on to the next belay).

6. Climb the easy layback.

7. Climb up the steepening cracks, until obvious cracked blocks are reached.

8. Climb up and off the slabs. Descent down the right edge of the slabs.

Location 

Start 15 feet right of the Coffin Stone.

Protection 

Trad Gear


Photos of Spartan Slab Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Loch Etive from the base of the slabs on a perfect...
Loch Etive from the base of the slabs on a perfect...
Rock Climbing Photo: David searching for holds above the overlap on Spa...
David searching for holds above the overlap on Spa...
Rock Climbing Photo: Andrew on the tricky 3rd pitch of Spartan Slab, 5....
Andrew on the tricky 3rd pitch of Spartan Slab, 5....
Rock Climbing Photo: The 2nd pitch of Spartan Slab, 5.8 (VS 4c)
The 2nd pitch of Spartan Slab, 5.8 (VS 4c)
Rock Climbing Photo: Andrew on the first pitch of Spartan Slab, 5.8 (VS...
Andrew on the first pitch of Spartan Slab, 5.8 (VS...
Rock Climbing Photo: The crux pitch of Spartan Slab, 5.8 (VS 4c)
The crux pitch of Spartan Slab, 5.8 (VS 4c)

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By Euan Cameron
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From: Mammoth Lakes
Sep 16, 2007

A fine climb - a good introduction to climbing at Etive.

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