Ashie Fort

Climbs 33 – Rocktype Conglomerate – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
Composed of a very solid conglomerate the crag is suited to trad climbing. It is in a fine open setting and receives the sun till about 3pm in summer. A FREE GUIDE DOWNLOAD can be found at http://www.smc.org.uk/Downloads/Ashie%20Fort%20Topo.pdf or google "Ashie Fort SMC" as it is a little difficult to find on the SMC web site.

Guidebooks
Highland Outcrops (1998)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Harmony SlabVD
2The Block RouteS
3Peat TongS
4The Hanging CrackS
5Flutterbye to ChinaE3 6a *
6FirecrackerE3 6a/b *
7Brain DamageE3 6a **
8Points of DepartureE2 5c *
9Throw Lichen to the WindE2 5c **
10Raeburn's Original RouteVS
11Roost WallHVS 5a
12X FileHVS 5a *
13Web AstairHVS 5a *
14Sick WhipperE3 5b
15Whipper SnapperE3 5c *
16BodysnatchersE3 5c
17Harpic's CrackE2 5c
18Welcome PebbleE2 5b
19Wooly JumperE2 5c *
20When The Cat's Away ...E3 5c
21DeprivationE4 5c
22The Big CrackS
2332 Feet per SecondHS
24Moss Shoe ShuffleHVS 5a
25Ruby TuesdayE2 5b
26Clavicle AttackHVS 5a
27The WallS 4a *
28Fat BirdVS 4c *
29One Move WonderS
30The Ashie Fort ProjectV2 *
31Traverse 1V2
32Traverse 3V1
33Traverse 4V0
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A handy roadside crag. Good, sound rock. The harder routes tend to take lines up clean rock. Unfortunately, not the case for most of the easier routes which have varying levels lichen, moss and dirt. Some of the lines take drainage from the hill above, and remain wet for a few days after heavy rainfall. Some of the belays take a little thought and searching for. If this crag were in a more populated area it would probably be very popular and kept clean by the number of climbers doing the routes.
JiveWeasel - 11/Oct/14
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