Souter Head

Climbs 63 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude ? – Faces ?

Crag features
One of the best known and earliest devloped areas on the Aberdeen coast.

Good climbing on sound rock.

Must Do: Mythical Wall (E1 5b), Southeast Diedre (HVS 4c), Brooker's Arete (S)

Access notes
Mostly tidal.

Take the coastal path rather than cutting through the field.

Guidebooks
North East Outcrops (2003),
Out of print: North East Outcrops (1994)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 AITKEN'S PINNACLE  
2Aitken's Pinnacle Direct RouteS 13
 GRASSY PINNACLE  
4The PobbleVS 4b 236
5Mythical WallE1 5b ***131
6Over The TopE2 5b **18
7American GraffitiE4 6a **5
8Davy Jones' LockerE3 6a 3
9GangplankVS 4b 11
10The RackVS 4c 12
11Eunach YummickE1 5c 3
12Tiger's TerrorVS 4c 15
13North East EdgeE1 5b 11
14SeawallE1 5b **63
15PickpocketE2 5c 40
16South East DiedreHVS 4c ***72
17The Vicious CircleE1 5b 1
 GIRDLE TRAVERSE WALL  
19Girdle TraverseS **16
20Bootlace CrackHVS 5a 31
21Winkle PickerHVS 5a 10
22Black CornerS 7
23Parallel CracksS 5
24The Usual StoryHVS 5c 1
 MILESTONE INLET  
26P&J OverhangS 24
27Milestone DirectVD *69
 RAINBOW INLET  
29Rainbow WallD 77
30Rainbow CrackVD 82
31Puffin WallVD 83
32Puffin's PerchM 37
33Puffin OverhangS 77
34Puffin EliminateHVS 5b 12
35Twin Overhang WesterlyVS 2
36Twin Overhang EasterlyS 3
37Swing SeamS 119
38TykeE3 5b 14
39Mo's TraverseHVS 5a 3
40Mo's Traverse Independent FinishE1 5b 2
41Slab Top ChimneyD **131
42Brooker's AreteS ***213
43Long Step CrackS 63
 JADE BUTTRESS  
45The SickleHVS 5b 13
46The Last PostVD 17
47Birds Nest CrackM *51
48Overhang CrackS 111
49Karma SouterE2 5c 2
50Jade TraverseVS 4c 9
51Jade ButtressVS 4c *49
52St Andrew's CrackM 29
53Tension CrackS 15
54JadedHVS 5c 9
55The White SeamHVS 5a 14
56The Go BetweenVS 4c 5
57The Rat TrapVD 14
58The CatwalkD 10
 OVERHANG GULLY  
60ScyllaVD 50
61CharybdisVD 45
62HydraVD 38
63The StyxVD 22
64CerberusVS 5a 17
65HadesHVS 5b 2
66CadaverVS 5a 1
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