Climbs 77
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces NW

Fergus launching across the 'flying hand traverse' on Thunderbird © The Big Sender

Crag features

Horizontal breaks, sandstone with pebbles (grit-like) and clean rock.

Approach notes

Seen from the road in the glen; northwest-facing. The uppermost of three tiers, the crag is set in a majestic setting. The approach has improved greatly as a path has now formed - see photo.

The approach via the gully to Glac Dhorc is hideous, the 'path' doesn't help really. Worth avoiding in favour of a route up/down the ridge as mentioned by Katherine. Pick a zig zag line through the outcrops.
Jacks20 - 10/Apr/15
Great crag once you get there! The approach via the gully as described in Gary Latter's book was awful! Climbing at Western Sector only, we found an alternative descent route through the broken ground at the north-west corner. This was much better, and I'd use that as an approach route in future, either parking in the trees below Liathach or near the bridge on the main road towards Annat.
Katherine Ross - 15/Jun/14
"Dolphin Friendly", "Bleached Whale", "Wriggle" and "Archangel" all under bedrock buttress as opposed to SMW. "Kelvinator" next to "Sandstorm" under main crag
Captain Solo - 10/Jun/13
"Heather said sunshine" and "Skye and Kyle against Trugs" under seana mheallan west as opposed to bedrock buttress.
Captain Solo - 10/Jun/13
The approach has improved greatly as a path has now formed - see photo.
Captain Solo - 07/May/13
An approach similar to that of Mordor, greeted by paridise. (could've just taken the giant eagles to start with)
felixyoung - 20/Oct/11
Have to agree with both comments. A horrible approach made worthwhile by the great climbing. I'll definately be returning.
Sutty22 - 18/Apr/11
Absolutely bloody ridiculously good outcrop climbing. Worth the grim approach.
Fiend - 11/Nov/08
Superb sandstone in a magnificent setting. The approach can best be described as a 40 degree swamp but the effort will be amply rewarded.
The Purple Pimpernel - 17/Oct/07
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1The Dark OneE2 5b,5b * 
2Seana Mheallan summit
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summit 1
3Edge of Enlightenment
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E3 5c ***3
4Path of Righteousness
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E2 5c **2
5Elbow Room
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HVS 5b * 
6Dog-leg Crack
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E1 5a 1
7Cornered
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S 3
8A Touch too Much
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E3 5c ***12
9Seams Obvious
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E1 5b **32
10Seams the Same
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HVS 5a **13
11Looks DifferentHVS 5b 10
12Sqeeze 'Em In
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E1 5b  
13Wide Deceiver
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E1 5b * 
14In The Groove
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HVS 5a *3
15Fistfighter
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E4 6a **3
16Rock Around the Block
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E2 5c *3
17Shoot the Cuckoo
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HVS 5a * 
18Hunter Killer
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E4 6b ***2
19Exterminator
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E3 5c **5
20Eliminator
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E3 6a *2
21The Deerstalker
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VS 4c **24
22Route With a View
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HVS 5a *25
23Mark of a Skyver
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E2 5c **22
24View to a Hill
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E1 5b *6
25Crack of Ages
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E2 5b **45
26Sandwich
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E3 5c 1
27Sandpiper
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HVS 5b **22
28Sandstorm
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E3 6a **1
29Thunderbird
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E3 6a **5
30Present TenseE9 7a  
31KolusE8 6c  
32The TorridonianE3 6a ***55
33Middle of the RoadE3 5c **4
34Left in the LurchE1 5b **14
35Dirty Dancing
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E2 5c 1
36Skirting The Issue
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VS 4c 4
37Forgotten CornerVS 4c  
38RejectionHVS 5a *3
39Reject
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VS 5a 4
40Rowantree CrackHVS 5a **16
41Mackintosh Slab
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E1 5b 1
42No Brats
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E2 5b  
43StagVS 4b 2
44HindVD 3
45Neville the Hedgehog
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VS 5a *4
 Seanna Mheallan West 
47OutswingerE2 5c *7
48Nasal Abuse
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E1 5b **25
49Fish and Chips
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E1 5b **37
50Hadrian's Wall
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E1 5b **21
51Unmasked
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HS 4b **42
52Clingfilm
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VD *19
53Off With Her Head
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VS 4b *30
54SkateHVS 5b *33
55Dolphin Friendly
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E1 5b **21
56Bleached Whale
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E2 5c **25
57The Age of Confusion
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E3 5c ***13
58Mechanical Sheep
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E2 6a ***18
59Clockwork Rat
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E2 5b *6
60Wriggle
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VS 4c 6
61Archangel
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VS 5a *22
62IncognitoE1 5b **14
63KelvinatorE8 6c ** 
 Bedrock Buttress 
65Porpoise Scandal
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E1 5c 3
66The Knob
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HVS 5b *10
67Heather Said Sunshine
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HVS 5a *8
68Skye and Kyle against Trugs
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HVS 5a *9
69FleecedHS 4c *12
70Terra IncognitaE2 5c *3
71LaplandS 4a *11
72Quartz Warts
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S 4a *11
73The Black Queen
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S 4a 8
74Sky Blue and Black *E3 6a *1
75Something Fine *E1 5b ** 
76Trench at Top *VD *3
77Polythene Bag *
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S 4b 3
78Bedrock *
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S 4a 4
79cairn Terrier *VS 5a *3
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