Samson's Stone

Climbs 10 – Rocktype Schist – Altitude ? – Faces all

Crag features
This single glacial erratic lies in a field on the north edge of the woods of Creag na Gaoith, west of Crieff. A subsidiary hill is clearly identified from miles around by the vertical monument of Sir David Baird, thrusting from its summit.

The boulder is rounded schist, not particularly high, but offers short vicious problems on small holds and a desperate traverse.

Access notes
It lies in the field, just off the track. Access it as for the monument path, but contour off left 50m up the path. The south face (facing the track) is very low and an easy step gains the top.

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Slap HeadV3 6a  
2Slap Them ThighsV2 6a 2
3Shooting CrowsV5 6b  
4Runnel on EmptyV5 6c  
5Runnel on Empty (Variation)V3 6b  
6BeefcakeV5 6c  
7The Hollow LambV3 6b 1
8Dragging Excess Wool AroundV4 6a  
Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer punkpunk

USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
There are no comments from visitors to this crag.
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 11/Jul/2009

Photo Gallery

Directory

Find Listings near to this crag (Indoor Walls, Outdoor Shops, Accommodation, etc)
Edinburgh, WEST LOTHIAN
Dedicated centre.
"The UK (and world's?) largest climbing wall. Set in a covered quarry, the walls are current state of the art, with five monster surfaces(up to 28 metres high)..."
eica-ratho.co.uk