Stac Pollaidh

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

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.

Scottish Rock - North (2009), Northern Highlands North (2004), Rock Climbing in Scotland (1990),
Out of print: Northern Highlands Vol. 2 (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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38Pretty PollaidhHVS 5a *2
39Cold ShoulderE2 5c ** 
40Bats in the BelfryVS 4c *2
41Ol' Red EyesHVS 5a  
43Release the BatsVS 4b **12
44BloodsuckerE2 5c  
45Wingless WarlockE1 5b *3
46StakeoutE3 5c  
47The OrificeE3 6a * 
48Cat on a Hot Tin RoofE3 5c **7
49Vlad the ImpalerHVS 5a **79
50Continuation AreteS  
51NosferatuHVS 5a *5
52Calum the ClansmanHVS 5b 1
53Seismic ShockwavesE3 6a  
54JamalamadingdongE1 5b  
55Highland SpringE2 5c  
57Virgin and Child PinnacleVS 5a 1
58The Irascible PorcupineHVS 5b * 
59Pretty Bourgeois CrackE2 5c * 
61SlovoIV 5 * 
62MadonnaE1 5b * 
63Summer Isles AreteVD **20
64Summer Isles Arete DirectVS 4c **18
65Summer Isles CrackE1 5b *1
66Consider the LilliesE2 5c 1
67Outrageous FortuneE1 5b  
69Angus the ArsonistHVS 5a  
70Cheshire CatS  
71Coigach's BurningE1 5c  
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