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Creag an Dubh LochAberdeenshire, SCOTLAND
Climbs 100 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 750m a.s.l – Faces NE
Can take several days to dry out after rain, tends to be wet until June even in a good Summer.
Best time to vist: early Summer or September to avoid midges, July/August for warmth.
Must do : Black Mamba - 11 pitch VS
The Naked Ape - E5
Voyage of the Beagle - E4
Winter routes are demanding and of high quality - tend to need a good, hard freeze.
Must dos : Central Gully (I), Theseus Groove (III), Hanging Garden Route (V,4), Labyrinth Direct (VII,6).
Climbs at this crag
Restrictions during stalking season (Sept-Jan)
Check at Glen Muick Ranger Station
Best method of approach is to cycle along N. Loch Muick side, leave bikes near Sheiling at Glas Allt. Allow 2.5 hrs to walk all the way.