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 91
3The SlantII  
4SteppinIII  
5Robertson's ButtressIV * 
6Academy RidgeVD  
7Academy Ridge (Winter)II 3
8Academy Ridge Direct FinishIV 5  
 CENTRAL COULOIR  
10Post Box GullyII ***18
11GravesendIV  
12Battersea ButtessV 6  
13Croydon ChimneyV 6 *2
14High GullyIV 4 *2
15Central CouloirI *18
16RuayahuaV 6  
17Brown GullyIII *2
18Crimson ButtressVI 7 1
19Parrallel LinesIII  
20Easy GullyII *5
 RAEBURN'S BUTTRESS  
22CupidIII 4 *1
23StuntIII 4 *1
24Narrow RidgeV 6 1
25Raeburn's Buttress via Narrow GullyII **2
26Raeburn's Buttress (Direct)D *1
27Raeburn's Buttress (Direct) (Winter)V 6 * 
28The JigsawIII **1
29Tritium ChimneyV 7 ** 
30Brooker's RouteIV * 
31Raeburn's SuperdirectIV 6 ** 
 NORTH FACE  
33Spanner In The WorksV 6  
34Sticky FingersV 5  
35Tophet GullyIV 5 * 
36Fox's FaceIV 4 ** 
37Gopher's GullyIV 4 ** 
38First BloodV 6 * 
39The KeyII  
40Highland ScottischeIV 5 * 
41The Sandstone VirginV 7 *1
42Ruadh AwakeningVI 6 * 
43Splintery EdgeVD  
44Splintery Edge (Winter)III 4  
45Tango in the NightVI 7 ***7
46The Last WaltzV 6 **3
47Pit Bull PolkaVI 7  
48North GullyI **5
 UPPER BUTTRESS  
50Upper Buttress, Original RouteVD  
51Upper Buttress, Original Route (Winter)III  
52FrivolityIII  
53Riotous RambleIII 1
54Riotous RidgeIII **1
55Old Kent RoadIII 1
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Altitude 962m not 853m?
Captain Solo - 02/May/13