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The Balgy Boulder

Highland, SCOTLAND

Climbs 9 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 62m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
As the boulder is quite short most problems have sitting starts. The

rock is pretty sound. Although short the boulder is worth a visit if you

are passing. The prow is a must do if you are operating at the grade.

Topo available here: http://www.alphamountaineering.co.uk/downloads/BalgyBoulderTopo.pdf

Access notes
The Balgy Boulder is a prominent sandstone erratic on the South side

of Upper Loch Torridon. It is 7km (4.5miles) west of Annat heading

towards Sheildaig on the A896. The boulder can be clearly seen on

the East side of the road. Park at a lay-by on the right side (at

837542). Opposite the lay-by head up a vague stream line for 30sec

turn left onto a path and after 2mins you will find the boulder.

Weather forecast

 Today  Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat 

0.4mm rain
Sunny periods
13 °C
21 kph

0.1mm rain
Mainly cloudy
14 °C
23 kph

0.2mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
24 kph

5.2mm rain
Cloudy
14 °C
16 kph

0.8mm rain
Sun
15 °C
15 kph
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Guidebooks
Alpha Mountaineering Website

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1The Balgy Problem 1f5 4
2The Mantleshelf (Problem 2)f5+ *5
3The Balgy Prow (Problem 7)f7A ***6
 Climb nameGradex
4The Balgy Problem 8f6A 1
5The Balgy Problem 9f6A 1
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