The TV Slab

Type: 
Alpine
Description: 
A steep slab of rock, west of Alack, above the Cleves Glacier, offers good crag climbing. It gained notoriety and a name when Graeme Dingle and others climbed it for a TV crew during the 70s. Bolt belays added by Nick Cradock (two ropes needed for abseiling off).
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
11640mNo
 

Climb good rock to a double bolt belay.

20mNo
 

Scramble up loose but not obnoxious rock, past one bolt. You can use this as a runner but it was primarily placed for abseiling.

31740mNo
 

A hand crack that requires some larger gear (#2–#3 Camalots). Stonking. Double bolt abseil rings.

Grade: 
16,,17
Quality: 
1.02
Gone: 
0
Length: 
80m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Graeme Dingle, Murray Jones, 1970
UUID: 
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