/ Torridon Bouldering July
Probably grim if it's like the East coast but you need a West coast local to advise, I'm on the east coast and its none too clever on our side for the little buggers in July, purgatory at times in fact. One of those fine mesh mozzy hoods may be de rigeur if you are determined plus plenty of replellent. Hope for dry weather with a strong breeze to disperse them as much as possible
They are often not too bad if it's sunny or windy and are worse at dawn and dusk. On an overcast still day they'll be out all the time.
Torridon is midge capital of the universe. If there's no breeze, you're f^cked.
I was there yesterday and have been in July also. Provided it's sunny (good luck) and windy (likely, but not a certainty) you should be fine. The Torridon boulders are great....some classic problems - look on the crag finder.
I wouldn't expect a lovely evening climbing and chilling when bouldering though. Midge's can completely ruin a day!!.....having said that Torridon is great!!
I'm afraid that the midges can be truly atrocious in Torridon, even by Highland standards however it is undoubtedly one of the best areas in the country for climbing and walking.Great hillwalking all round and superb country for a bike too road or off road.
Don't forget the relatively nearby boulders at Kishorn, which might be a wee bit breezier too.
Thanks for the advice. Fingers crossed for warm windy weather by the looks of things.
Have you got the new guide?
I've bouldered there before on sunny still days and not got bit during the middle of the day.
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