Place info

The Slab

(8 routes)

This is the small amphitheater below the north face of the Pinnacle. It is the classic Wellington beginners’ area.
Belay anchors were replaced with 110mm titanium glue-in bolts November 2017.

  • West

    Aspect

Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
West

This is the small amphitheater below the north face of the Pinnacle. It is the classic Wellington beginners’ area.
Belay anchors were replaced with 110mm titanium glue-in bolts November 2017.

Access: 

The best access to the belay at the top of these routes is via Orange Slab.

Reference Name Grade Quality Length Comments Actions
OS
6
1.02
12m
Natural gear required
  A lovely ramble up very nice rock. Good natural gear. DRB belay rebolted 2017.
LW
17
1.02
6m
Natural gear required
  A thin crack on the left-hand wall gives classic moves on quality rock. DRB belay rebolted 2017..

Graeme Dingle, c1970

LO
17
0
10m
1
  From Left Wall start take the diagonal crack systems rightwards then up through the blocks. DRB belay rebolted 2017.
SC
11
0
12m
Natural gear required
  Keep to the left side of The Slab. DRB belay rebolted 2017.
TS
9
1.02
12m
Natural gear required
  The climb that has introduced generations of Wellingtonians to the sport. Best soloed or top-roped. There is a great belay at the top. DRB belay rebolted 2017..
SV
10
0
12m
Natural gear required
  The small face right of the main slab. Up this to the corner, and then continue to either of the belays. DRB belays rebolted 2017.
BP
15
0
12m
Natural gear required
  A fun little route. A steep wall leads to the upper slab and belay. The belay is also accessible by traversing from the Slab belay. DRB belay rebolted 2017.
RM
13
0
12m
Natural gear required
  The grisly chimney. Can continue up the slab towards the East Ridge col. DRB belay rebolted 2017.
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