Stac Pollaidh

Climbs 64 – 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.

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

Guidebooks
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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 UPPER NO. 2 BUTTRESS  
37Pretty PollaidhHVS 5a *1
38Cold ShoulderE2 5c ** 
39Bats in the BelfryVS 4c *2
40Ol' Red EyesHVS 5a  
 NO. 2 BUTTRESS  
42Release the BatsVS 4b **10
43BloodsuckerE2 5c  
44Wingless WarlockE1 5b *3
45StakeoutE3 5c  
46The OrificeE3 6a * 
47Cat on a Hot Tin RoofE3 5c **6
48Vlad the ImpalerHVS 5a **61
49Continuation AreteS  
50NosferatuHVS 5a *3
51Calum the ClansmanHVS 5b  
52Seismic ShockwavesE3 6a  
53JamalamadingdongE1 5b  
54Highland SpringE2 5c  
 PINNACLE BASIN  
56Virgin and Child PinnacleVS 5a 1
57The Irascible PorcupineHVS 5b * 
58Pretty Bourgeois CrackE2 5c * 
 NO. 3 BUTTRESS  
60SlovoIV 5 * 
61MadonnaE1 5b * 
62Summer Isles AreteVD **13
63Summer Isles Arete DirectVS 4c **16
64Summer Isles CrackE1 5b *1
65Consider the LilliesE2 5c 1
66Outrageous FortuneE1 5b  
 THE KEEP  
68Angus the ArsonistHVS 5a  
69Cheshire CatS  
70Coigach's BurningE1 5c  
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