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Gearr Aonach, North Face

Argyll and Bute, SCOTLAND

Climbs 50 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 400m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
The North Face of Gearr Aonach the middle of the Glencoe Three Sisters is an imposing crag on the nose of Gearr Aonach. Some good middle grade summer climbs are on the North Face, The North West and Upper North West Faces offer mainly winter climbing coming into condition quickly after snowfall.

Access notes
From the River Coe footbridge(173564) follow the path to The Lost Valley and head right from below the zig-zag paths onto the frontal nose.

Weather forecast

 Today  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 

7.0mm rain
Sunny periods
13 °C
27 kph

0.6mm rain
Sun
12 °C
40 kph

24.0mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
45 kph

18.0mm rain
Cloudy
11 °C
32 kph

11.5mm rain
Cloudy
12 °C
39 kph
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Guidebooks
Scottish Winter Climbs (2008), Scottish Rock - South (2008), Rock Climbing in Scotland (1990),
Out of print: Scottish Winter Climbs (1996), Glen Coe (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1The Easy Route3 **7
2The Easy RouteIII 2
3Previous ConvictionVS 4b 1
4PreambleS *6
5MeanderVD 1
6Marathon ManS *1
7The WalkVD ***3
 Climb nameGradex
8The CheekS **3
 NORTH-EAST FACE  
10The Zig-ZagsI 79
11Zig Zags DirectIII 7
12Hairy KipperVD *8
 WEST FACE  
14999III **8
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Any of the rock climbs here will feel quite adventurous compared to elsewhere in the Coe. This is not neccessarily a bad thing however...
Jamie B. - 11/Sep/05