Climbs 65
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 613m a.s.l
Faces S

Great day on Stac Pollaidh © Heike

Crag features

The summit crags of this distinctive and beautiful little mountain provide excellent quick-drying climbs, up to 100m in length.

Classics include Jack the Ripper (E1), Mid-Flight Crisis (E4), Walking on Air (E5) and Expecting to Fly (E4).

The pinnacles offer a good scramble with exceptional views.

Approach notes

Use the paths (as advised by signs at the car park) to minimise erosion.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Stac Pollaidh summit
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summit 173
2Main Ridge Traverse3 **113
 no. 1 buttress 
4The Ghost Road
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HVS 5a  
5Polly Fumé
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III  
6Rampage
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V 6 **1
7North-West Corner
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VD *2
8North-West Corner
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IV 5 **1
9Anniversary Cleaver
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IV 4 2
10Three Day Grooves
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IV 5 *3
11Positive Vegetation
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IV 5 *1
12December Grooves
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IV 6 **1
13Silicone Soul
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IV 6 2
14Western Buttress Route
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VD *45
15Baird's Pinnacle
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VS 4c *2
16Egoterrorist
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IV 6  
17South Face Route
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VD 2
18South Rib
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S *6
19Anyways
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VD 4
20Party on the Patio
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VS 5a *12
21Party on the Patio Direct
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VS 5a *4
22Enigma Grooves
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HVS 5b *9
23November Groove
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VS 4c **61
24Jack the Ripper
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E1 5b ***117
25Jack the Ripper (Fred West Finish)
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E3 6a **2
26Jack the Ripper (Killer Finish)E2 5b 1
27Felo de Se
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E2 5c * 
28Shadow on the Wall
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E4 6a **6
29Walking on AirE6 6c ***1
30Mid Flight Crisis
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E4 6a ***5
31Expecting to FlyE4 6a ***22
32Expecting to Fly (Direct Start)E5 6a *** 
33Fear of Flying
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E6 6a ** 
34Plane Sailing
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E3 5c *1
35The Moine Thrutch
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VS 5a  
36Cuckoo Crack
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VS 5a  
 upper no. 2 buttress 
38Pretty Pollaidh
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HVS 5a *2
39Cold Shoulder
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E2 5c ** 
40Bats in the Belfry
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VS 4c *2
41Ol' Red Eyes
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HVS 5a  
 no. 2 buttress 
43Release the BatsVS 4b **12
44Bloodsucker
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E2 5c  
45Wingless Warlock
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E1 5b *3
46Stakeout
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E3 5c  
47The Orifice
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E3 6a * 
48Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
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E3 5c **7
49Vlad the ImpalerHVS 5a **80
50Continuation Arete
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S  
51Nosferatu
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HVS 5a *5
52Calum the Clansman
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HVS 5b 1
53Seismic Shockwaves
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E3 6a  
54Jamalamadingdong
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E1 5b  
55Highland Spring
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E2 5c  
 pinnacle basin 
57Virgin and Child PinnacleVS 5a 2
58The Irascible Porcupine
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HVS 5b * 
59Pretty Bourgeois Crack
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E2 5c * 
 no. 3 buttress 
61Slovo
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IV 5 * 
62Madonna
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E1 5b * 
63Summer Isles Arete
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VD **25
64Summer Isles Arete Direct
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VS 4c **19
65Summer Isles Crack
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E1 5b *1
66Consider the LilliesE2 5c 1
67Outrageous Fortune
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E1 5b  
 The Keep 
69Angus the Arsonist
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HVS 5a  
70Cheshire Cat
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S  
71Coigach's Burning
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E1 5c  

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