Rock Climbing in Scotland

Author Howett, Kevin
Published Constable (1990)
ISBN 0-09-468760-9

An excellent selected guide to Rock Climbing in Scotland, due now for a re-print - this edition might be hard to come across. Covers all of the popular areas in Scotland. Details transport, accomodation, restrictions, history, geology and each crag has a midge rating! Clear diagrams and good route descriptions make this the perfect book for those discovering Scotish Rock for the first time, or not wanting to spend a fortune on many definitive guides.

Crags covered by this Guide
Aberdeenshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Creag a'choire Etchachan90GraniteE
Creag an Dubh Loch100GraniteNE
Fulmar Wall29GraniteSE
Graymare Slabs30GraniteE
Pass of Ballater112GraniteS
Angus crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Glen Clova - Red Craigs area200DioritesW
Argyll and Bute crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Aonach Dubh, East Face90RhyoliteSE
Aonach Dubh, North Face45RhyoliteN
Aonach Dubh, West Face87RhyoliteNW
Creag A'Bhancair31RhyoliteW
Gearr Aonach, North Face50RhyoliteN
Glen Croe65Mica schistS
The Brack27Mica schistE
The Cobbler139Mica schistS
Arran crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Beinn Nuis10GraniteE
Cir Mhor (South Face)60GraniteS
Rosa Slabs24GraniteW
Hebrides crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Sron Ulladale (Harris)30GneissW
Uig Sea Cliffs, Lewis131Gneiss?
Highland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Aonach Eagach - Sgor nam Fiannaidh15RhyoliteSE
Ben Nevis360AndesiteNE
Bidean nam Bian53RhyoliteN
Binnein Shuas crag50MicrograniteS
Buachaille Etive Mor288RhyoliteSW
Carnmore Crag100GneissS
Creag Dubh, Newtonmore175SchistS
Garbh Bheinn, Pinnacle Ridge10GneissSE
Sgurr a'Chaorachain23Sandstone (hard)S
Stob Coire nan Lochan55AndesiteNE
Isle of Skye crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Bla Bheinn20GabbroE
Sgurr Alasdair (South Face)30GabbroSW
Sgurr Mhic Coinnich (East Face)40GabbroE
Sron na Ciche147GabbroNW
Moray crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Hell's Lum50GraniteSE
Shelterstone Crag74GraniteNE
Orkney Islands crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
(Old Man of) Hoy10Sandstone (hard)?
Perthshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Dunkeld, Cave Crag117SchistSW
Dunkeld, Craig a Barns77SchistSW
Ross & Cromarty crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Old Man of Stoer7Sandstone (hard)?
Stac Pollaidh65Sandstone (hard)S
Sutherland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Am Buachaille4Sandstone (soft)all
West Dumbarton crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Dumbarton Rock371BasaltNW