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Sub Station Crag, Loch Sloy

Argyll and Bute, SCOTLAND

Climbs 25 – Rocktype Mica schist – Altitude 150m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
On the southern flank of Ben Vorlich close to the road, just above the power station, this crag offers excellent sunny routes on an impressive slabby wall. Several 3-star routes Charge of the Light Brigade(E35c), White Meter(E45c) and Autumn Arete(HVS) give fine climbing.

Access notes
Park beyond the Power Station in a large layby (good tea-bar usually in residence) and go under the railway and gently uphill along the tarmac track for 30 minutes to the sub station. The crag is just beyond on the right.

Weather forecast

 Today  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun 

0.4mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
11 kph

0.0mm rain
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13 °C
6 kph

0.0mm rain
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14 °C
10 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
17 °C
3 kph

0.7mm rain
Cloudy
13 °C
9 kph
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Guidebooks
Arran, Arrochar and the Southern Highlands (1997)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Current AffairE2 5c **6
2The pylon effectE2 5c **3
3Charge of the Light BrigadeE3 5c ***6
4White MeterE4 5c ***4
5Flab RouteVS 4b 3
6Power to the peopleE3 5c *2
 Climb nameGradex
7silver solesE2 5b *1
8Autumn AreteHVS 4c **4
9The Economistf6C+ 1
10Triple Xf5 1
11Wired For SoundE1 5b,4c 5
12Live CoverageE1 5b *2
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Brilliant little crag. The main slab routes are as good as any of the best slab climbing in the UK. Steady walk and pleasant situation if you don't mind the substation, too.
Fiend - 01/May/09