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These details were last updated on 14/Mar/2013

Creag an Amalaidh (Princess Cairn)

Sutherland, SCOTLAND

Climbs 17 – Rocktype Conglomerate – Altitude 193m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
A good newly developed crag with nice routes ranging form 4 to 6c+, including a multi pitch sport route (2 pitch) and fine views over Loch Fleet. The rock is a good and solid conglomerate featuring slabs and some fierce overlapps. Some routes have some lichen but should become cleaner over time. The crag is all bolted with stainless steel bolts and hangers.

About 25m from the parking area by the cattle grid is a boulder with a few routes, if you can find it!

Access notes
Park by the cattle grid on the Lochbuie road (juntcion just south of the Mound Causeway) just off the A9. Hike SW up the forested ridge, the crag will appear on the right, 20min. Do not get confused with the chossy overgrown crags just visible from the cattle grid.

Weather forecast

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0.4mm rain
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15 °C
12 kph

0.9mm rain
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15 °C
9 kph

0.6mm rain
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10 °C
12 kph

0.0mm rain
12 °C
7 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
10 kph
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7aMax Scottish Sport - A Selected Guide (2012)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1No More Routes4c *7
2Our Routes5a **6
3Moonbow5c *4
4Hogmanay6a *3
5Get Out My Garden6b *1
6Heat Wave6c **2
7The Moonlighting Meerkat6c **2
8Badass Honey Badger6c+ **1
9The Early Bird Catches the WormE1 5b **1
 Climb nameGradex
10The Great Rock and Route Swindle6b+ **4
11One in the Eye for the Duke6a+ **7
12Creative Commoners6b **4
13Sleekit6b ***3
14Dirty Jenny5c **7
15Ithaca5c **5
16Teuchter6a *3
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Dirty Jenny is now clean! Lots of Bracken during the dummer on the walk in but there is a faint path.
sebrider - 20/Jul/13