Coire Lagan

Climbs 44 – Rocktype Gabbro – Altitude 50m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Glen Brittle & Coire Lagan easily contains some of the best, if not abrasive, bouldering in the Western isles. Bring finger tape.

A new independent guide book by James Sutton exclusively dealing with & bringing up-to-date, all the bouldering in Coire Lagan, is due for release this spring/summer. More details when available. [April 06]

Access notes
From the campsite take the main coire path behind the toilets. The majority of boulders are spread along this. There are also boulders best approached by the Coire a Ghrunnda path to the right & a hard-core area under development at 1800 ft. The bouldering here is very serious & up to 40-50ft high with crevassed landings on small 10ft boulders!

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
1The SlantVD *
2Drifting Too Far From ShoreE7 6b **
3Drop The PressureE3 5c ***
4The GatheringE8 6b ***
 COIRE LAGAN BOULDERS 
6VandalsV3 6a *
7East Crack FaceV2 5c **
8The Last ProblemV3 5c *
9Clach Ceann-Feadhna - left areteV5 6a **
10Lift AttendantV7 6b ***
11The GabbromanV4 6a **
12Snake Attack - sit startV6 ***
13Snake Attack - Standing StartV4 *
14Naismith's Routef3 **
15Criss CrossV6 6b **
16skinsV3 5c
17the groperV4 6a ***
18jawbreakerV4 5c/6a ***
19Pump Up The JamV6 6b ***
20North Face AreteV1 *
21North FaceV3 6a ***
22Bass Line Venom, Alternative StartV5 6a *
23evening wingsV6 6b **
24Howling GaelV5 6a/b **
25Right AreteV3 5c **
26Thunder Headf7B **
27Bob the Boulder - original linef6B **
28The RampV1 **
29Cross ChrisV4 *
30Jump for JoyV4 **
31North East AreteV6 *
32East Face CrackV2 *
33Tight SqueezeV3 **
34Warm UpV1 *
35East Face Crack - sit startV4
36Lucky Break *f6C+ ***
37Collie's Route *f4
38True Stories *f6A
39Left *V3 *
40Right *V2
41Arete *V3 *
42Slab *V1 *
43Basalt Ladder *V0 *
44Lucky Break Standing *V3 *
45Traverse *V0
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