Gearr Aonach, North Face

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.

Approach 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.

Scottish Rock - South (2008), Scottish Winter Climbs (2008), Rock Climbing in Scotland (1990),
Out of print: Scottish Winter Climbs (1996), Glen Coe (1992)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1The Easy Route3 **9
2The Easy RouteIII 2
3Previous ConvictionVS 4b 1
4PreambleS *6
5MeanderVD 1
6Marathon ManS *2
7The WalkVD ***3
8The CheekS **3
10The Zig-ZagsI 83
11Zig Zags DirectIII 9
12Hairy KipperVD *8
14999III **9
15Rescue Team Gully *II/III 1
16Jim's Gully *II 2
17Zig Zag (summer) *1 *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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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