Thirlstane

Climbs 58 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude ? – Faces SE

Crag features
A small but excellent sandstone buttress in the middle of a nice beach

Guidebooks
Lowland Outcrops (2005),
Out of print: Bouldering in Scotland (2008), Lowland Outcrops (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
1In the GulchS 4b 13
2Left WallS *39
3Left AreteVD ***85
4Left Wall Low Traverse Fullf5+ 3
5Left Wall Low Traverse Early Escape *f5+ 1
6Sandstone Pavement *f5 1
7Goodnight IreneE2 5b *26
8Thank You IreneE5 6b *14
9Route 1f5+ 5c **16
10Grade Obsessedf7A **10
11Grade progressedf7A+ **3
12Shrinking Violetf7B ***2
13Shrinking Violet SSf7C+ ***2
14Craig's Wallf7B 6c **6
15Craig's Wall LHf7B+ ***1
16Edrinaf7A 4
17Lateral Thinkingf6B 9
18Insect Kinf7A 6
19The Bad Seedf6C ***16
20Easy Rooff5+ 5c *22
21Hardcore Superstarf7C *2
22Chinese Democracyf8A  
23Route 6f6B+ 6a  
24Bad Sneakersf6A+ 6a 16
25Tied Up and Swallowedf7C * 
26Jihadf7A **18
27Nitrof7A+ *6
28Crack Housef7B  
29The Nichef5 5c **17
30Tom's Traversef6C+ ** 
31Tom's Upper Traversef7A+ ** 
32G's variationf7A ** 
33Route 4f5 5c *7
34Route 3f4+ 5b *10
35The Red Roof (right Variation)f6B **8
36The Red Roof (left Variation)f6C *10
37Cave RouteS 4b 26
38Zig-ZagHVS 4c *33
39Into the WindE2 5b ** 
40The RibVS 4c *17
41Catechumen GrooveS 4a *62
42The OverhangHVS 5b 11
43The RampD 26
44Colourful and CarefreeVS 4c *8
45Rough ButtressVD 27
46The Holef4+ 5b *24
47The Hole Directf6A 6a 10
48Super low traversef6A 1
49Yellow Slabf3+ 4b *20
50The Traversef3+ 4b *7
51Left EdgeVD **3
52Smack Heidf7B ** 
53The Cornerf4 9
 EAST BUTTRESS  
55Overhanging AreteS ***3
56Overhanging CrackE2 5c  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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USER FEEDBACKLogin as Existing User to add your comments
Even at high tide today the sea was still not at the mouth of the cave. I think only in the biggest spring tides or stormy conditions would the bouldering be affected
Stingraypoindex - 27/Sep/13
Great all weather bouldering at all grades.
camw - 23/Jun/06