Thirlstane

Climbs 54 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude ? – Faces SE

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

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

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1In the GulchS 4b
2Left WallS *
3Left AreteVD ***
4Goodnight IreneE2 5b *
5Thank You IreneE5 6b *
6Route 1V1 5c **
7Yellow SlabS 4b *
8Craig's Wallf7B 6c **
9Edrinaf7A
10Lateral Thinkingf6B
11Insect Kinf7A
12Route 2f6C+ 6a *
13Easy RoofV1 5c *
14Hardcore Superstarf7C *
15Shrinking Violetf7B ***
16Chinese Democracyf8A
17Bad SneakersV3 6a
18Tied Up and Swallowedf7C *
19Jihadf7A **
20Nitrof7A+ *
21Crack Housef7B
22The NicheV1 5c **
23Route 4V1 5c *
24Route 3V0 5b *
25Cave RouteS 4b
26Zig-ZagHVS 4c *
27The RibVS 4c *
28Catechumen GrooveS 4a *
29The OverhangHVS 5b
30The RampD
31Colourful and CarefreeVS 4c *
32Rough ButtressVD
33The HoleV0 5b *
34Yellow SlabVB 4b *
35The TraverseVB 4b *
36Overhanging CrackE2 5c
37Overhanging AreteS ***
38Tom's Traversef6C+ **
39G's variationf7A **
40Tom's Upper Traversef7A+ **
41The bad seedf6C ***
42Into the WindE2 5b **
43Left EdgeVD **
44Shrinking Violet SSf7C+ ***
45Grade Obsessedf7A **
46Craig's Wall LHf7B+ ***
47Smack Heidf7B **
48The corner *f4
49The Red Roof (right Variation) *f6B **
50The Red Roof (left Variation) *f6C *
51The Pocket Problem *f5
52Pick Pocket *f6A
53Grade progressed *f7A+ **
54Super low traverse *f5+
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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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
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These details were last updated on 25/Nov/2014
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