Noss Head

Climbs 32 – Rocktype Slate – Altitude ? – Faces E

Crag features
The headland at the south side of Sinclair Bay, 3km North of Wick Town.

The rock is apparently very solid & clean, varying between a hard black slate and sandstone. Belay points are readily available at the top and though tidal, most climbs have a dry ledge at the bottom.

Parking is available in the large car park a few hundred metres before the lighthouse. From the car park, head south, following the large wall to the coast.

Access to sea-level is via one of two easy scrambles; one is on the North Side of the South Inlet, and the other is a few metres further to the North.

Access notes
No access issues have been noted.

Guidebooks
Northern Highlands North (2004),
Out of print: Northern Highlands Vol. 2 (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1ChunHS 4c
2Blue WhinHS 4c
3Soggy NineVS 4c
4TsunamiHS 4b
5Active FrontS 4a
6Micro ProwHS
7Won-YoVD
8OrographicS
9Coriolis Cracknone
10FireflyVD
11BugVD
12Tea Time ProblemVS 4c
13Dinner Time ProblemVS 4c
14Do-SanD
15Soy SauceD
16Chicken SupremeS 4a
17Jumper OffMVS
18Chinese PuzzleVS 4c
19Dan-GunM
20The Panda's ThumbHVS 5a
21RecoveryS 4a
22Cosmo's ChimneyM
23Rebound WallVS 4c
24Keeper's CornerS 4a
25HourglassVS 4c
26Time LapseHS 4b
27TemnokuVS 4c
28RhonchiVS 4c
29ScrambleM
30Half YokingVD
31Jam ButtyHVS 5b
32Ying PingVS 4c
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