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Cnoc an Staca

Sutherland, SCOTLAND

Climbs 11 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude ? – Faces W

Crag features
An unusual series of huge pebbly sandstone square-cut towers, blocks and pinnacles formed by land slippages, obvious from the summit of Cnoc an Staca. The climbing is first class and atmospheric, and includes some interesting subterranean scrambling through fallen balanced blocks. Features the offwidth classic 'North-West Eliminate' (E5 6a).

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Guidebooks
Northern Highlands North (2004)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
 EASTER BUTTRESS - NORTH FACE  
2Cracked EggS  
3TaniwhaS  
4Creme EggS * 
5CodswallopHVS 5a  
 THE DI  
7Frank's PranksE1 5b * 
8Little TinkerHVS 5a  
 Climb nameGradex
 THE CIOCH  
10North-West EliminateE5 6a *** 
11Route 2HVS 5a ** 
 CNOCAN CLIFF  
13Friend's at a FuneralE1 5b ** 
 PINNACLE WALL - SOUTH FACE  
15Pinnacle WallE3 5c ** 
16Pinnacle CornerHVS 5b * 
Access notes
After the steep rise above Sheigra's North Geo, follow the cliff edge path until a drystane dyke is reached, which leads up the final slope to the summit of Cnoc an Staca.

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