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Meall nan Tarmachan (Cam Chreag)

Perthshire, SCOTLAND

Climbs 25 – Rocktype Schist – Altitude 850m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
Turfy winter routes generally following well- defined grooves. Routes up to 80m long. A good freeze and sprinkle of snow required. Two main steep buttresses (Carlin's Buttress and Creag na Cailleach).

Oochahoarye (V,7)* (Dec 1997)is a good landmark on Carlin's Buttress following prominent central steep groove. See SMC journals from 1998 onwards for recent developments.

A good venue for middle grade winter climbers. Good selection of routes in II- V range. Reasonably well protected by schist standards. Possible to do 2 or 3 routes in a day.

Access notes
From Ben Lawers visitor centre head West round South Ridge and contour round into corrie (2km). Easy access in just over 1 hour!

Weather forecast

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Guidebooks
Arran, Arrochar and the Southern Highlands (1997)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Caledonian CruiseIII 4 1
2One For The RoadII/III 3
 FORGOTTEN BUTTRESS  
4Cam Gully *I  
5Something Grooves Direct *III 4 * 
6Chimney OneII 2
7Chimney Two *II 2
 FAN BUTTRESS  
9Fan GullyI 3
10Maxwell's HammerIII  
11Turf Going *III  
12Knucklebuster CornerIV 4 *2
13Bunting Rib *II  
14Easy GullyI 1
 LOZENGE BUTTRESS  
 Climb nameGradex
16Mackay's GullyII 5
17Lozenge Buttress *III *1
18Lozenge Buttress Right-Hand *III 5 * 
19Clark's GullyII 5
20Clarke's Commandos *II  
 CARLIN'S BUTTRESS  
22SpaewifeIV 4 *2
23OochahoaryeV 7 1
24Witch's Brew *III *1
25The Siren *II/III  
 RHOMBUS BUTTRESS  
27Cauldron Gully *I  
28Rhombus Buttress *II  
29Beldame Buttress *III  
30Hicky *III  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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