Climbs 76
Rocktype Granite

Working Red Wall © RAB623

Crag features

This complex section of the Aberdeen coast line has interesting and varied climbing.

The Red Hole area is a superb arena of extreme three-star classics.

Approach notes

Tidal

Beware of nesting birds.

Guidebooks

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 The Priest 
2The MitreHVS 5a *9
3The WormE5 6a *3
4Invertebrates Wall
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E6 6b *1
5The Spinechiller
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E1 5a *14
6El Dorado
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VS 4c 7
7Old Tawny Traverse
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S 2
 The Kettle Walls 
9The Wideboys
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E1 5c 2
10The Waterboys
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E3 6a *2
11The Wildboys
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E4 5c * 
12Leg-Up
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HVS 5b  
13Ale and Farewell
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VS 4c  
14Drongo
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E1 5b * 
15GallipoliE5 6a ** 
16Woomera
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E4 6a  
17Dingaroo
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HVS 5a  
18Sonata Rib
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VS 4b  
19The SpigoloE2 5a 6
20FearlessE5 6a **10
 Red Hole North (Hospital Wall) 
22Lob-OffE2 5b *15
23Lobotomy
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HVS 5a 9
24La Rainure
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VS 4c *18
25CirrhosisE4 6a ***11
26Exploding LaxativeE5 6a 3
27Torn Ligaments
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E2 5c 6
28Vasectomy
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HVS 5b **33
29Superbrat
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E2 6a * 
 Red Hole - Cave Walls 
31Red Planet
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E4 6a ***8
32Red Planet - The Patrick Moore Finish
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E4 6a ** 
33Red Planet - The Redshift Finish
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E5 6a *** 
34Space Rats
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E5 6a ***4
35Procreation
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E6 6b *** 
36Procrastination
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E5 6b ***4
37ProcyonE5 6b ***2
38Cracks in Reality
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E5 6a ***3
39The Black Sleep
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E5 6b **1
 Red Hole South (Optimist's Walls) 
41Optimist's GullyS 5
42Hairy Rib
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VS 4c  
43Butterlegs
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E4 6b *1
44Bongo Fury
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HVS 5a *1
45Day Tripper
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VS 4c *3
46Existentialism
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E2 5c * 
47The Hedonist
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HVS 5a ***10
48Orbital Ejection
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E3 5c ***7
 The Main Face 
50North Descent
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M 22
51Painted Wall
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VD 21
52Painted Groove
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VS 4c 10
53Insect Wall
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VD 28
54Insect Flake
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E1 5b *34
55Red Wall
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E4 6a *11
56Insect Groove
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HVS 5a ***141
57The Bifurcator
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VS 4c **63
58The Eliminator
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HVS 5a 5
59Nicol's Eliminate
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VS 4b *18
60The Slide
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VS 4c **32
61Brooker's Original Route
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HS 4
62Aqualung
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E2 6a *4
63Aquarius
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E2 5c *7
64The Waterline
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VS 4c 2
65The Waterfront
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VS 4c 2
66Beyond the Fringe
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E5 6b * 
67Lunatic Fringe
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E7 6c ***7
68Optimist's Route
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S 4
69Teetering on the Brink of Madness
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E5 6b **7
70Threshold of Insanity
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E6 6c * 
71Akimbo CrackVS 4c *21
72Akimbo Crack VariationE2 5c 6
73Tower Chimney
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VD 6
 Main Face - West 
75Rock Bottom Traverse
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D *6
76Ecky's Crack
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HS *20
77Quartz Bicycle
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VS 4c *20
78Quartz Bicycle VariationHVS 5a *8
79The Wandering of the One Toed Wizard
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HVS 5a ***25
80The Main Girdle (Puck's Route)
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VS 4c *1
 The South Slabs 
82Aardvark
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HVS 4c *2
83The Blue Baboon
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E1 5a  

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