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Rora Head

Orkney Islands, SCOTLAND

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

Weather forecast

 Today  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue 

8.7mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
33 kph

1.1mm rain
Sun
12 °C
31 kph

1.5mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
27 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
15 °C
29 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
14 °C
29 kph
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Guidebooks
Scottish Rock - North (2009),
Out of print: Northern Highlands Vol. 2 (1993)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 GULLY 1  
2Ben DooneHVS 5a *3
3Fulmar CavityVS 4b *2
4Craa'nestE1 5b *7
5MaterE2 5b **2
6Banana Transfer TheoryE1 5b ***1
7PaneerE2 5b * 
8PaternosterHVS 4c *3
 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  
 Climb nameGradex
19Fillet of SoulE1 5b *1
20Scare of the CenturyXS 5a  
 WATERFALL WALL  
22The Last YoleE5 6a ** 
23Pocket Full of Fulmar ShiteE1 5b  
24The Rocks and the WaterE1 5b **3
 MUCKLEHOUSE WALL  
26Roaring FortiesE3 5c **2
27Mucklehouse WallE5 6a **1
28Two Litle BoysE6 6b ***1
29Rats Stole my ToothbrushE5 6a ** 
30Many a Mickle Makes a MuckleE6 6b ** 
31The Wise Hoy HawkE5 6a ***1
 ORANGE WALL  
33Orange WallE4 6a ** 
34SpootsE4 6a * 
35Puffins For LunchE1 5c 1
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