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Lower Slab

  • 14 - Look No Hands

    Grade: 4c | First Ascent: (1986-87)
    Rating: 0

    The obvious crack up the front of the buttress.

  • 15 - Lower Slab Direct

    Grade: 5b | First Ascent: -1987
    Rating: 0

    Climb the centre of the buttress.

  • 16 - Banana Land

    Grade: | First Ascent: -1985
    Rating: 0

    Climb the easy right arête.

  • 16a - Omega Man

    Grade: 5c | First Ascent: -2002
    Rating: 2

    The face left of Epée Edge. Start direct, then trend right to the arête above a nasty landing, with a stretched move to a good hold at the top.