Climbs 12
Rocktype Andesite
Altitude 220m a.s.l
Faces SE

Hidden gems hidden from the nearby road. © Fiend

Crag features

A selection of crags in a small fairly tight gorge, up on the slopes of Beinn Fhada, south of the A52, above the Meeting of Three Waters.

Although the climbs appear grubby, the positive often juggy holds are generally clean enough, although its worth sending your mate to ab down the harder routes to give them a brush.

Approach notes

Approach directly from a layby by a grit bin a couple of hundred metres west of the Study, 10 mins. You can also approach from the layby to the east (easier if the streams are in spate).


Pigeon, definitely pigeon. Or baby pterodactyl. Anyway, when clean and breezy enough to keep away the midges, most routes here would be worth an extra star - good fun delicate climbing.
Fiend - 03/Apr/14
there is some sort of bird of prey nesting under the roof of "African Swallow". Recommend avoiding this climb at the moment. The raptor didn't seen to mind us climbing the routes either side however. Not sue what it was, I'm no expert.
Smelly Fox - 02/Apr/14
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Main Crag (SW Face) 
2SwelteringE3 5c * 
3African SwallowHVS 5a **2
4SmoulderingE4 6a * 
5Don't Talk to StrangersE4 5c  
6NeehE1 5a *3
 Dome-shaped Buttress (Uphill from Main Crag) 
8Afraid to WalkE1 5a 3
9Fear is the Key
E2 5b  
 Leaning Wall 
11Sin Nombre
HVS 5b  
E2 5b  
E2 5c  
E2 5c  
HVS 5a  
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