Creag Shomhairle

Climbs 22 – Rocktype Gneiss – Altitude 100m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Steep and well protected on very good rock and south facing. Land of DD and Bardo Thodol are each three pitches, and hard for E1. An excellent crag. [John Hall 6/04]

Bardo Thodol has been upgraded to E2 in the new Northern Highlands North guide [Stuart Stronach 3/07]

Must Dos :

Bardo Thodol E2 5b

Land of the Dancing Dead E1 5b

Tank Top E6 6b (!)

The Roost VS 4c

Pronounced something like "HORRL-ya".

Approach notes
75 mins easy walk but can be a little wet. Abseil descent is not always easy to find.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1The Row of TreesE1 5b  
2Mistaken IdentityE1 5b  
3The Flying FensmanE2 5c  
4The Black CrackE1 5b  
6The RoostVS 4c **5
7Hot PantsE4 6b ** 
8Warm FrontE2 5b  
9Catwalk DirectS  
11In Woods and Wild PlacesE4 6a * 
12Hollow Be Thy NameHVS 4c ** 
13Tank TopE6 6b *** 
14Land of the Dancing DeadE1 5b ***5
15Bardo ThodolE2 5b ***2
16The RampVS 4c ** 
17Black GoldE1 5a ** 
18South-West EdgeS  
19Windy CornerD  
21The Lost GlenE3 5c * 
22The ShadowE3 5c ** 
23The Other LandscapeE3 5c  
24The Silver BoughVS 4c ** 
25The PlinthHVS 5a  
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