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
38Lost In SpaceE6 6b *** 
39Cracks in Reality
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E5 6a ***3
40The Black Sleep
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E5 6b **1
 Red Hole South (Optimist's Walls) 
42Optimist's GullyS 5
43Hairy Rib
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VS 4c 1
44Butterlegs
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E4 6b *1
45Bongo Fury
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HVS 5a *1
46Day Tripper
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VS 4c *3
47Existentialism
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E2 5c * 
48The Hedonist
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HVS 5a ***10
49Orbital Ejection
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E3 5c ***7
 The Main Face 
51North Descent
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M 22
52Painted Wall
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VD 21
53Painted Groove
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VS 4c 10
54Insect Wall
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VD 30
55Insect Flake
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E1 5b *34
56Red Wall
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E4 6a *11
57Insect Groove
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HVS 5a ***153
58The Bifurcator
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VS 4c **63
59The Eliminator
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HVS 5a 5
60Nicol's Eliminate
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VS 4b *18
61The Slide
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VS 4c **32
62Brooker's Original Route
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HS 4
63Aqualung
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E2 6a *4
64Aquarius
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E2 5c *7
65The Waterline
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VS 4c 2
66The Waterfront
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VS 4c 2
67Beyond the Fringe
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E5 6b * 
68Lunatic Fringe
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E7 6c ***7
69Optimist's Route
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S 4
70Teetering on the Brink of Madness
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E5 6b **7
71Threshold of Insanity
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E6 6c * 
72Akimbo CrackVS 4c *21
73Akimbo Crack VariationE2 5c 6
74Tower Chimney
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VD 6
 Main Face - West 
76Rock Bottom Traverse
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D *6
77Ecky's Crack
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HS *20
78Quartz Bicycle
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VS 4c *20
79Quartz Bicycle VariationHVS 5a *9
80The Wandering of the One Toed Wizard
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HVS 5a ***26
81The Main Girdle (Puck's Route)
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VS 4c *1
 The South Slabs 
83Aardvark
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HVS 4c *2
84The Blue Baboon
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E1 5a  

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