Rock Climbing in Scotland

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

Review
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
Coire Sputan Dearg84GraniteSE
Creag a'choire Etchachan90GraniteE
Creag an Dubh Loch100GraniteNE
Fulmar Wall28GraniteSE
Graymare Slabs30GraniteE
Lochnagar132GraniteNE
Pass of Ballater109GraniteS
Angus crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Glen Clova - Red Craigs area200RhyoliteW
Argyll and Bute crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Aonach Dubh, East Face90RhyoliteSE
Aonach Dubh, North Face45RhyoliteN
Aonach Dubh, West Face85RhyoliteNW
Creag A'Bhancair30RhyoliteW
Gearr Aonach, North Face50RhyoliteN
Glen Croe65Mica schistS
The Brack27Mica schistE
The Cobbler139Mica schistS
Arran crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
A'Chir35GraniteE
Beinn Nuis10GraniteE
Cir Mhor (South Face)60GraniteS
Rosa Slabs24GraniteW
Hebrides crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Sron Ulladale (Harris)30GneissW
Uig Sea Cliffs, Lewis118Gneiss?
Highland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Aonach Eagach - Sgor nam Fiannaidh15RhyoliteSE
Ben Nevis339AndesiteNE
Bidean nam Bian53RhyoliteN
Binnein Shuas crag50MicrograniteS
Buachaille Etive Mor287RhyoliteSW
Carnmore Crag100GneissS
Creag Dubh, Newtonmore171SchistS
Diabaig73GneissW
Garbh Bheinn, Pinnacle Ridge10GneissSE
Sgurr a'Chaorachain22Sandstone (hard)S
Stob Coire nan Lochan53AndesiteNE
Isle of Skye crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Bla Bheinn20GabbroE
Neist251DoleriteSW
Sgurr Alasdair (South Face)30GabbroSW
Sgurr Mhic Coinnich (East Face)40GabbroE
Sron na Ciche147GabbroNW
Moray crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Hell's Lum48GraniteSE
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 Pollaidh64Sandstone (hard)S
Sutherland crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Am Buachaille4Sandstone (soft)all
Foinaven100Quartziteall
West Dumbarton crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Dumbarton Rock365BasaltNW
Total climbs4108