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Samson's Stone

Perthshire, SCOTLAND

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.

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1.2mm rain
9 °C
21 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
23 kph

9.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
10 °C
31 kph

1.5mm rain
Mainly cloudy
9 °C
27 kph

4.4mm rain
9 °C
22 kph
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6BeefcakeV5 6c  
7The Hollow LambV3 6b 1
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