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The Knaps

Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND

Climbs 31 – Rocktype Schist – Altitude ? – Faces all

Crag features
A collection of grassy humps, mounds, micro-summits and stacks with steep walls, directly seaward of the small settlement of Downies. The Stack can be very pleasant at low tide on a sunny day, whilst the Gorilla's Head has more dramatic fare that might require a pre-placed anchor rope right over the summit.

Weather forecast

 Today  Tue  Wed  Thu  Fri 

0.0mm rain
Sun
9 °C
18 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
10 °C
19 kph

1.5mm rain
Sunny periods
11 °C
26 kph

3.9mm rain
Sunny periods
10 °C
24 kph

0.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
10 °C
19 kph
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Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
 THE GORILLA'S HEAD  
2Cath's CatharsisS 2
3MonkeyE2 5c  
4AnimalE3 5c **7
5AnimosityE5 6a *1
6MonsterE6 6a *1
7Lazy DazeE1 5a 4
8Gentleman JimE2 5b *1
9Banana CrackE1 5b *10
10ZinjanthropusVD * 
11Java ManS  
12Funky GibbonHVS 4c * 
13Howler MonkeyE1 5b * 
14Black SakiE3 6a * 
 THE STACK  
16SplashwayVD  
17Quick LayVS 4c  
 Climb nameGradex
18Yorkshire WhipperE5 6b * 
19Downside UpwindiesE3 6a ** 
20Upside DownwindiesE3 5c *1
21SmegmatoidHVS 5b 1
22SpiffingE1 5b * 
23Laa-LaaE2 5b *1
24Black NapkinsVS 4c **2
25Vanila SliceE2 5b  
26Cream DoughnutE1 5b *1
27The Grand WazooHVS 4c **2
28Gateaux of DeliriumE3 5c  
29White ServietteHVS 5b 1
30Scab and Matter CustardE3 6a * 
31Snot and Bogey PieE1 5b  
32The GreenerHS  
33GrazoopkinsHVS 4c ** 
Access notes
Parking is limited in Downies, so please be considerate when parking in the village so as not to block access for local residents and other traffic.

Birds can be a problem on top of The Stack and loitering during the nesting season.

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animal to bannana crack mainly bird free. fulmar lurking above gentleman jim intermediate ledge
danimal88 - 29/May/13