Rora Head

Climbs 28 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 10m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
These spectacular sandstone cliffs just south of the Old Man of Hoy are breached by some amazingly steep and extreme 1-4 pitch routes.

Rock is generally excellent and dry, but can take a few days to dry out after heavy weather.

Must Dos :

Muklehead Wall E5

Two Little Boys E6

Rosamunds Birthday E4

Access notes
Tidal

Possible conflict with nesting birds

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 GULLY 1 
2Ben DooneHVS 5a *
3Fulmar CavityVS 4b *
4Craa'nestE1 5b *
5MaterE2 5b **
6Banana Transfer TheoryE1 5b ***
7PaneerE2 5b *
8PaternosterHVS 4c *
 GULLY 3 
10RoarerE1 5b
11Rosmund's BirthdayE4 6a
12Action ReplayE3 5c **
 BETWEEN GULLIES 3 AND 4 
14The Eternal OptimistE3 5c *
15Back BoneE4 6a **
 GULLY 4 
17A Piss in the OceanHS 4b
18Avoiding the IssueE1 5b
19Fillet of SoulE1 5b *
20Scare of the CenturyXS 5a
 WATERFALL WALL 
22The Last YoleE5 6a **
23Pocket Full of Fulmar ShiteE1 5b
24The Rocks and the WaterE1 5b **
 MUCKLEHOUSE WALL 
26Roaring FortiesE3 5c **
27Mucklehouse WallE5 6a **
28Two Litle BoysE6 6b ***
29Rats Stole my ToothbrushE5 6a **
30Many a Mickle Makes a MuckleE6 6b **
31The Wise Hoy HawkE5 6a ***
 ORANGE WALL 
33Orange WallE4 6a **
34SpootsE4 6a *
35Puffins For LunchE1 5c
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