Climbs 11
Rocktype Sandstone (soft)
Altitude 3m a.s.l
Faces SE

Caroline Chick on Schoolhouse Buttress, Elgol. © Eleanor Last

Crag features

Two minutes' walk from the jetty parking at Elgol. Despite being flaky and loose in places, it offers a few worthwhile routes, in particular Schoolhouse Buttress and Bee Keeper's Bother, and with the Cuillin as a backdrop you could do worse. The crazy honeycombs at the base of the main buttress are too friable for climbing, but worth a look for interest.

Great venue for a chilled out afternoon or as an addition to the other nearby seacliffs. Did Apiary Arete, Schoolhouse Buttress, Schoolhouse Rock & Beekeepers Bother. Thought they were all worthwhile routes with some good climbing. Beekeepers Bother is very good despite the odd loose hold.
Jonny Tee 69 - 26/Jun/09
Schoolhouse Buttress is a good VS, and the E1 up the pillar looks a good line, but everything else looks crumbly and pointless. Worth a minor detour if you've been on Suidhe Biorach.
Jamie B. - 11/Sep/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Schoolhouse RockVS 4c *12
2Wafer WallVS 4b 3
3Apiary AreteVS 4c 21
4Apiary Arete Direct StartHVS 5a **3
5Send Me The BillE1 5c 2
6Schoolhouse ButtressVS 4c **47
 Cottage Walls 
8Bee Keeper's BotherE1 5b **26
9'Orrible CrackMS 2
10No ExcusesVS 3
E4 6a 2
E3 5c 1

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