Eshaness Lighthouse

Climbs 79 – Rocktype Andesite – Altitude ? – Faces all

Crag features
Stunning lines breaching this 50m steep cliffs give some superb climbing. Known as "Esha Ness" on OS maps.

The rock here is a mixture of lavas, tuff (volcanic ash) and agglomerate. Mainly andesite, with mugearite around the Stuvva Cave routes.

Access notes
Abseil descent for most routes. The cliffs drop straight into the sea; some routes require hanging belays.

Guidebooks
Climb Shetland Miniguides (2007), Northern Highlands North (2004), Shetland Climbing .info

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 LIGHTHOUSE  
2Lazy AlienVS 4c  
3Third Stone from the SunHVS 5a *** 
4StingE2 5c ** 
5Goblin CleaverE2 5c ***1
6NenyaE1 5a *** 
7Hanging AreteVS 4c * 
8NaryaE1 5b * 
9SolanE1 5b ** 
10Shetland Girls Are SturdyE2 5b * 
11AngristE1 5a  
12Achilles Last StandE1 5a * 
13NarsilE2 5b ** 
14GurthangE3 5b  
15ThranduilE2 5b **1
16Sunday MorningVS 4c *2
17MaryVS 4c *4
18Ceremony PendingHVS 5a ** 
19Scooty AlanHVS 5a ***1
20The SilmarilHVS 5a ***3
21White NoiseVS 4c * 
22PinkertonE1 5b **1
23Cruel SeaHVS 5a **3
24AnglachelE1 5a  
25AnguirelE1 5b * 
26Abbing A FenceHVS 5a 1
27Not Necessarily Stoned, but BeautifulE1 5c ** 
28Cave CrackE5 6a *** 
29Living the DreamE3 5c ** 
30Not So Perfect AreteE1 5a  
31Perfect GrooveVS 4c ***9
32Sirens of CalderE2 5b ** 
33Imperfect CrackVS 4c * 
34FramgordE1 5a * 
35Near Perfect AreteHVS 5a **1
36Foy CornerVS 4c ***1
37RingilHVS 5a **2
38GúthwinëE1 5b * 
39GlamdringE1 5b * 
40Lost SquaccoHS 4a  
41Durin's BainE1 5b * 
42Hanging CrackE1 5a * 
43Rocking Horse RidgeHVS 4c * 
44GothmogE1 5a 1
45Black WatchVS 4c **4
46Atlantic CityHS **2
47AishaE1 5a * 
48VilyaHVS 4c  
49HerugrimE1 5b  
50MhairiHS  
51AranrúthVS 4c * 
52BubbleboxS  
53The Darkness of My MindHVS 4c  
54A Lightness of HeartHVS 5a  
55SaandilooHVS 5a ** 
56Shetland Girls Are EasyHVS 4c  
57TirricksHVS 4c ** 
58Charlie's SheenVS 4c 1
59Charlie 32HVS 5a 1
60Team SpecsaversE5 6a * 
61Racing EddiesHVS 4c  
62Swells UpS  
63Watching WhalesHVS 5b  
64Mustn't CrumbleVS 4a  
65Barney CrumbleHVS 4b  
66OverholeVS 4c 1
67Fated SealHVS 5a  
 STUVVA HEAD  
69Croft Hoose StairsHVD *1
70The Waves of WoohooHS 4a  
71The Waves of Woohoo TwoHVS 5a  
72Unforgiving SeaHS 4a  
73Total LossHS  
74A Single CaskHVS 5a * 
75Leith MerchantVS 5a  
76Valparaiso BoundVS 5a  
 STUVVA CAVE  
78The Charles JonesE2 5c * 
79One Way TicketVS 4c * 
80Lost HopesMS  
 THE CANON  
82Captain ToddE1 5a  
83Last PassageVS 4c  
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