Sgorr Ruadh

Climbs 50 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 962m a.s.l – Faces NE

Crag features
The highest peak of the Coulin Forest presents an impressive north-east and north face when ascending Coire Lair from Achnashellach. The rock is sandstone throughout and rather broken so is best as a winter venue.

Access notes
2-3 hours along a stalkers track then cross country to the climbs.

Guidebooks
Northern Highlands South (2007),
Out of print: Northern Highlands Vol. 1 (1996)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 SOUTH-EAST FACE  
2Sgorr Ruadh summitsummit 75
3The SlantII  
4SteppinIII  
5Robertson's ButtressIV * 
6Academy RidgeVD  
7Academy Ridge (Winter)II 3
8Academy Ridge Direct FinishIV 5  
 CENTRAL COULOIR  
10Post Box GullyII ***16
11GravesendIV  
12Battersea ButtessV 6  
13Croydon ChimneyV 6 *2
14High GullyIV 4 *1
15Central CouloirI *14
16RuayahuaV 6  
17Brown GullyIII *1
18Crimson ButtressVI 7 1
19Parrallel LinesIII  
20Easy GullyII *5
 RAEBURN'S BUTTRESS  
22Narrow RidgeV 6 1
23Raeburn's Buttress via Narrow GullyII **2
24Raeburn's Buttress (Direct)D *1
25Raeburn's Buttress (Direct) (Winter)V 6 * 
26The JigsawIII **1
27Tritium ChimneyV 7 ** 
28Brooker's RouteIV * 
29Raeburn's SuperdirectIV 6 ** 
 NORTH FACE  
31Spanner In The WorksV 6  
32Sticky FingersV 5  
33Tophet GullyIV 5 * 
34Fox's FaceIV 4 ** 
35Gopher's GullyIV 4 ** 
36First BloodV 6 * 
37The KeyII  
38Highland ScottischeIV 5 * 
39The Sandstone VirginV 7 *1
40Ruadh AwakeningVI 6 * 
41Splintery EdgeVD  
42Splintery Edge (Winter)III 4  
43Tango in the NightVI 7 ***7
44The Last WaltzV 6 **3
45Pit Bull PolkaVI 7  
46North GullyI **4
 UPPER BUTTRESS  
48Upper Buttress, Original RouteVD  
49Upper Buttress, Original Route (Winter)III  
50FrivolityIII  
51Riotous RidgeIII **1
52Old Kent RoadIII 1
53Cupid *III 4 *1
54Stunt *III 4 *1
55Riotous Ramble *III 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Altitude 962m not 853m?
Captain Solo - 02/May/13
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These details were last updated on 10/Dec/2014
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