A stellar route, and one deserving of its reputation. Follow the crack-line up for 8m to the first good runner. Easier climbing leads to the kink in the crack, passing this is the crux. Good holds lead up to the overlap, which is easier to pass than it looks. Above, the gear is small and the climbing run-out. A steady head leads to the belay. © Rockfax
UKC Logbook Description
The most famous route on slate? Well-chalked and visible from Pete's Eats, this stunning crackline takes the centre of the Dervish slab, passing an overlap at two thirds height. "It's alright man, we're experienced rock cats."
S Haston Feb/1981.
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