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
3Southern Diagonal TraverseVD 1
 GRASSY PINNACLE  
5The PobbleVS 4b 243
6Mythical WallE1 5b ***136
7Over The TopE2 5b **18
8American GraffitiE4 6a **5
9Davy Jones' LockerE3 6a 3
10GangplankVS 4b 13
11The RackVS 4c 12
12Eunach YummickE1 5c 3
13Tiger's TerrorVS 4c 15
14North East EdgeE1 5b 11
15SeawallE1 5b **68
16PickpocketE2 5c 40
17South East DiedreHVS 4c ***72
18The Vicious CircleE1 5b 1
 GIRDLE TRAVERSE WALL  
20Girdle TraverseS **16
21Bootlace CrackHVS 5a 31
22Winkle PickerHVS 5a 10
23Black CornerS 7
24Parallel CracksS 5
25The Usual StoryHVS 5c 1
 MILESTONE INLET  
27P&J OverhangS 24
28Milestone DirectVD *69
 RAINBOW INLET  
30Rainbow WallD 82
31Rainbow CrackVD 86
32Puffin WallVD 84
33Puffin's PerchM 38
34Puffin OverhangS 79
35Puffin EliminateHVS 5b 12
36Twin Overhang WesterlyVS 2
37Twin Overhang EasterlyS 3
38Swing SeamS 122
39TykeE3 5b 14
40Mo's TraverseHVS 5a 3
41Mo's Traverse Independent FinishE1 5b 2
42Slab Top ChimneyD **139
43Brooker's AreteS ***220
44Long Step CrackS 63
 JADE BUTTRESS  
46The SickleHVS 5b 15
47The Last PostVD 17
48Birds Nest CrackM *52
49Overhang CrackS 111
50Karma SouterE2 5c 2
51Jade TraverseVS 4c 9
52Jade ButtressVS 4c *51
53St Andrew's CrackM 29
54Tension CrackS 15
55JadedHVS 5c 9
56The White SeamHVS 5a 14
57The Go BetweenVS 4c 5
58The Rat TrapVD 14
59The CatwalkD 10
 OVERHANG GULLY  
61ScyllaVD 50
62CharybdisVD 45
63HydraVD 38
64The StyxVD 22
65CerberusVS 5a 17
66HadesHVS 5b 2
67CadaverVS 5a 1
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