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An Socach (Alladale)Ross & Cromarty, SCOTLAND
Climbs 18 – Rocktype Quartzite – Altitude 450m a.s.l – Faces N
Climbs at this crag
Turn off the main Bonar Bridge road at Ardgay and drive up Strathcarron for about 14km until a red telephone box (another 2km to Croick Church - worth a visit). Turn left here over the bridge, past Amat Lodge until the turn off for Glencalvie Lodge and Alladale Lodge, park here. Take the estate track for about 6km (bike useful 1/2 hr) past the lodge and private accomodation (no bothy anymore) until it bends round right and a track forks left down to the glen floor. Follow a vague ATV track up the glen crisscrossing the burn for another 4km until the base of the crag (1 hr).
Although this is a private estate you should be able to exercise right of access. That means check with the estate for any deerstalking activities beforehand and use the gates through the deerfences protecting new tree regeneration.
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