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The Quadrocks

Ayrshire, SCOTLAND

Climbs 26 – Rocktype Basalt – Altitude 100m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
A great view and outlook over the Clyde coast with good sound rock. It faces west, so is an excellent choice for an evenings cragging.

Access notes
A steep 15 minute walk uphill from the National Sports Training Centre car park.

Weather forecast

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4.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
19 kph

0.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
14 °C
23 kph

2.8mm rain
16 °C
21 kph

1.4mm rain
12 °C
28 kph

0.0mm rain
13 °C
18 kph
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Out of print: Lowland Outcrops (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Far GrooveVD 42
2Far WallVD 47
3Boulder RibVD 91
4Dank ChimneyD 38
5Boulder ProblemVD 36
6Choc - ChimneyS *56
7Sentry Box CrackS *122
8Fingers WallVS 4b 29
9Curving crackVD **139
10Curving Crack WallVD **105
11Easy Face GrooveVS 4a 13
12Green CornerVD 69
13Overhang RouteVS 4b *27
 Climb nameGradex
14Flake WallHVS 5a 20
15Vee GrooveVS 4b 42
16Lichen AngelE1 5b 3
17Big CornerS **147
18The Darker SideE4 6b 2
19The AreteE3 5b **35
20The Bennyhill ShowE3 5c 1
21The TraverseVS 4c ***104
22Traverse Face DirectVS 4b **23
23The NoseVS 4a 11
24Slab and CornerS 40
25Sunburst RedVS 4c **11
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There is confusion about Sunburst Red. It is at the right end of the Traverse face, left of the Nose. There is a small 'letterbox' slot 3m up. The VS wall at the right hand end with a prominent hole is Sunburst Blue.
maxtwomey - 26/Jun/14

This crag is quite simply outstanding for lower end climbers. Great rock, great gear!
colinerees - 01/Apr/12

The rock is very lichenous, not good for damp conditions. Excellent little place for a sunny afternoon.
daWalt - 16/Nov/10

The crag seems to take a couple of days to dry after a wet spell. Nice routes otherwise 30/09/06.
francois - 30/Sep/06

very good crag great day outwell worth a visit.
er - 03/Aug/03

A pleasant day out from Glasgow (we used the train with no problems). Solid, quick-drying rock, bolts atop the crag for easy belays. With nothing too big or scary, this place would seem good for beginers (who don\'t mind the short uphill walk), and the unprotected E3 5b (\'THE arete\') seems strangely inviting...
Reuben - 23/Apr/02