Climbs 100
Rocktype Schist

Faces E

Dan soloing © Dan Richardson

Crag features

Both Laurel and Hardy are now rebolted. Tim Rankin has added 3 short new routes to the buttress of fine rock  between between Down Under and Morrison's Missed Adventure. From left to right the grades are 6c, 7a and 6b. It is worth noting that the routes lefty of Laurel and Hardy have not been rebolted but were much younger routes.

 

***WARNING - BOLTS HAVE RECENTLY FAILED COMPLETELY ON THE ROUTES 'LAUREL' AND 'HARDY' AND LOOK SUSPECT ON OTHERS. PLEASE BE VERY CAREFUL CLIMBING THE SPORT ROUTES AT PRESENT UNLESS YOU'VE INSPECTED AND ARE COMPETENT TO JUDGE THE CONDITION OF THE REMAINING BOLTS 21/6/13 ***

The original Aberdeen sport climbing crag has since had some trad routes added on walls to the north and south of the bolts.

The sports climbs tend to be short and vicious. The trad climbs tend to be on adventurous rock.

 

Approach notes

Mostly non-tidal, though the routes at the south end of the headland are affected

Looks like a crucial crimp from Deadheads has come off (small left hand crimp in crack on headwall) - Problem is now significantly harder
Hamfunk - 06/Sep/14
Climbed at Boltsheugh Lower last night. 1 bolt broke on me (Hardy) and there is another loose one (Laurel??) I have the evidence of the broken one!!
eddiealaszewski - 20/Jun/13
After the weekend storms, the boulder jumble at the right-side (north) of the Upper section has been re-jumbled. Some serious lumps of rocks here, all seem to be stable, but shows the incredible power in the waves, especially as it is quite high up. The approach path has also taken a beating, still quite safe but some parts are noticably undercut, "be careful out there".
GrahamJ - 19/Dec/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Boltsheugh Lower North 
2Bashful
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VS 5a 2
3Snow White
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HVS 5c 1
4Bloodthirsty
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E2 6b * 
5Anaemic Groove
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S 2
6Waiting for a Delivery
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D 2
7Appeal for Sanity
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VS 4b 2
8A Wafer Thin Croisant for Sez
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VS 4c 1
9Just Another Quaint Route
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E1 5a 1
 Boltsheugh Upper - Right Side 
11Deadheads
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7b *21
12Aches in Provence6b+ *45
13Aches in Provence (sit start)
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6c 41
14Crossroads
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6a+ 60
15Little Creatures
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6c 38
16Traverse of the Cods
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7a 22
17The Enemy Within
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HVS 5b **92
18Traffic Light AreteS 4a 11
 Boltsheugh Upper - Left Side 
20The Dregs
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6a 38
21Automatic
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6c+ 24
22The Dark Side
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6c+ *49
23Mo
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6a+ 74
24Welly Boot Crack
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VS 4c 9
25Eany
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5c 90
26Meaney
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5c 97
 Boltsheugh Lower South 
28Much Ado About NothingE3 5b 1
29Green Puddle Corner
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S 25
30Blow Out
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E1 5b 13
31Three RoofsE3 5c *1
32Ramp On
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VD 10
33Trouble Monkey7a+ *13
34Trouble Monkey variation6b+ **21
35Cheeky Madam
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6b+ *33
36Snap, Crackle and Drop
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HVS 4c 3
37Five by Five
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E2 5c 13
38Drop Zone
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HVS 4c 4
39Runny Nose
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HVS 5a 2
40Wrist Slasher
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S 6
41Laurel
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6a *49
42Hardy
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6a+ *32
43The League of Whingers
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6b+ *28
44Rankin's Rain Games
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6b **28
45Morrison's Missed Adventure
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7a **17
46Amateur Head Jamming
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E1 5a 2
47Bum Steer6b  
48Dinnky-di7a  
49Dunny Rat6c  
50Out Back
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6b 3
51Down Under
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6c **3
52Go West
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6b+ *2
53Gullywasher
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D 3
54Fight the Good Fight
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VS 4b 6
55Fear Itself
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E1 5a 6
56Nail in the Coffin
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E3 5c 4
57Lie To Me
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E1 5c 2
58Scraping the BarrelE3 6a *1
 Bouldering - Upper 
60The Traverse
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f7A **49
61The Wall
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f5 60
62Sin Aretef6B 5
63The Corner Crack
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f6A 47
64Arete
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f6A *76
65Johnny's Dangler
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f6C **74
66Johnny's Extended Danglerf6B+ **5
67Deadheads Direct
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f7B ***27
68Deadheads Direct Directf7B 3
69Raise Your Harpoonf7A+ **5
70The Overhang
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f6A *57
71The Overhang Dynof6A 12
72Overhang Eliminatef6C+ **21
73Two Cuts Above (Eliminate)f6C 4
74The Enemy Within
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f4 *13
75The Lip
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f6B+ *9
 Bouldering - Lower 
 Floestone Wall 
78The Floestone Wall
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f7A *4
79Slap The Bitch Upf6C 4
80Flattiesf6B+ 9
81Slopey Slapperf6C+ 6
82Porty manf7A+  
 Cave Wall 
84Top breakf5 8
85Break 2f5+ 6
86Break 3f6B 5
87Low breakf6C 2
88The Cave Traverse
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f5+ *4
89Ali's Eliminate
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f7A+ **3
90Pocket, Slopey Crimpf6C 10
91The Knowledgef7C **1
92Sidepullf6C+ 9
93The Man from Ellonf7B **1
94Crimpf6C 7
95Crimp with sidepullf6B+ 4
96The Shieldf7A 3
97The Throwf6B 14
 Eliminate Wall 
99Easy Eliminatef6A+ 16
100Crimpsf6B+ 10
101Two Peachesf7A *22
102Quartz Eliminatef7B+ **2
103Pedie Traverse *
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VS 4b *1
104Peerie Corner *5a *1
105Nert Wa *6a *1
106Muckle Span *6b+ **1
107Slykees and Weet Feeties *6b *1
108Muckle Span/Slykees and Weet Feeties Link *7a **1
109A Bit Nippit *
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6a  
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