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Ben Loyal

Sutherland, SCOTLAND

Climbs 17 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 764m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
The best of the climbing potential is to be found on the summit tors of Sgor a' Bhatain, An Caisteal, and Sgor Chaonasaid, and also on the western cliffs of Sgor a' Chleirich. Also worth noting is the massive boulder field by the side of Loch Fhionnaich which would seem to have endless interest and potential for the boulderer. The rock type is syenite, this is a form of granite which has no quartz present.

Access notes
Access from Ribigill farm NC 584 547(park at the cattle grid just before entering the farm road its self), then follow land rover track and rough path, south, to the derelict croft of Cunside ...

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Guidebooks
Highland Scrambles North (2006), Northern Highlands North (2004)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 SGOR A' CHLEIRICH  
2Sgor a Chleirich Ridge2 4
3Milky WayE2 5c ** 
4Priest's RakeVS  
5Marathon CornerE1  
6Marathon Corner DirectVIII 8 *** 
7GogE3  
8MarsE3 5c * 
 SGOR A' BHATAIN  
10Cirith UngolXS  
11RowboatS  
 Climb nameGradex
12Loyal FlushE4 6b * 
13HazardE6 6b  
14The Rigging FinishE5 6c  
15Jacobite GoldE3 5c *** 
 SUMMIT TOR  
17Divided LoyaltiesE2 5c ** 
18Top CrackE3 6a *** 
 SGOR CHAONASAID  
20Navytex GullyVD  
21The Great GameV 5  
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