Lowland Outcrops

Author Nicoll and Prentice
Published SMC (1994)
ISBN 0-907521-43-6

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable

Website www.smc.org.uk/

Definitive guide to the Central Belt and Southern Scotland. Covers the best (and the worst!) crags near Edinburgh and Glasgow, plus the Southern Uplands, Berwickshire and Dumfrishire sea cliffs. Notable Crags : Auchinstary Ratho Fast Castle Seacliffs Dumbarton Rock Has a graded list, is easy to uses with clear diagrams. Lack of index is made up for with clear sectioning within the guide. Essential for those long, summer Scottish evenings to enable escape from the city to the crags...

Crags covered by this Guide
Ayrshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Craigs of Kyle10UNKNOWNSW
Glen Afton20GraniteN
Mauchline Gorge24Sandstone (soft)S
The Quadrocks26BasaltW
Berwickshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Fastcastle Head100GreywackeE
Midden Crag (Fastcastle)10GreywackeE
The Brander (Fastcastle)50GreywackeN
The Souter (Fastcastle)64GreywackeE
Dumfries and Galloway crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Burrow Head26GreywackeS
Clifton Crag82GraniteSW
Clints of Dromore25Granite?
Crammag Head55GraniteW
Dungeon of Buchan36GraniteSE
Garheugh Point44GreywackeS
Kiln o' the Fuffock20GreywackeS
Meikle Ross80GreywackeSE
Mullwharchar crag10GraniteNE
Thirlstane58Sandstone (hard)SE
East Dumbarton crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
The Whangie75BasaltW
East Lothian crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Craigy Hill24UNKNOWNSE
Dunbar Crag8Sandstone (soft)N
North Berwick Law69TrachyteS
Traprain Law67TrachyteS
Traprain Law quarry4TrachyteS
Yellow Craigs5UNKNOWNW
East Renfrewshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Court Knowe Quarry20DoleriteSW
Neilston Quarry38DoleriteW
Fife crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Benarty Hill30DoleriteN
Dalachy Quarry0Sandstone (hard)?
North Queensferry Quarry15DoleriteS
Rosyth Quarry64DoleriteS
Glasgow crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Clochoderick Stone28UNKNOWN?
Lanarkshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Midlothian crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Blackford Quarry13DoleriteSW
Corbie's Craig10DoleriteS
Ratho Quarry71Doleriteall
Roslin Glen60Sandstone (soft)?
Salisbury Crags (Edinburgh)124DoleriteSW
Perthshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Ben An26SchistSE
South Lanarkshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Loudoun Hill100TrachyteS
Stirlingshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Auchinstarry Quarry126DoleriteS
Ben Ledi boulders75Schist?
Cambusbarron Quarry (aka Thorntons Quarry)64DoleriteS
Crystal Crag8Mica schistW
Dollar Quarry16DoleriteS
North Third18DoleriteSE
Stronachlachlar31Mica schistS
Trossachs Boulders51Mica schistall
Wolfcrag Quarry91Sandstone (hard)S
West Dumbarton crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Dumbarton Rock367BasaltNW
West Lothian crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Dalmahoy Hill26DoleriteNW