Sugach Buttress, Creag Tharsuinn

Climbs 33 – Rocktype Mica schist – Altitude 770m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
On the north east ridge of Beinn Narnain this crag has a considerable amount of steep rock with high grade rock routes and good winter gullies. The buttress is split into 3 sections by Maclays Gully and by a grassy ramp The Rake from Upper Buttress. Winter climbing needs a deep freeze and overcast skys.

Access notes
From the Loch Long head car-park take the Cobbler path until you reach the horizontal path and turn right, following the path until a small damm is reached. From there, strike directly into the corrie, keeping to the east of the stream. Alternativly, and more directly, park in Succoth and follow a good path by the stream which is next to the obvious bend in the Succoth road to reach the corrie.

Guidebooks
Scottish Rock - South (2008), Arran, Arrochar and the Southern Highlands (1997)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 SUGACH BUTTRESS 
2Anonymous GullyIV 6 *
3Route SinisterIV 4 *
4MetatarsalIV 5 *
5Garrick's RouteVD
6Garrick's RouteIII 4
7Pulpit GroovesVS 4c
8Pulpit GroovesV 7 **
9Original Buttress RouteD
10Original Buttress RouteIII *
11Slab and GrooveVD
12Slab and GrooveIII
13The TinglerVS 4c **
14Maclay's GullyIII *
15Terminal WallVS 4c **
16TerminatorVI 6 ***
17TrilogyHVS 5a **
18McLaren's ChimneyIV 5
19Central ButtressIV
 UPPER BUTTRESS 
21Curving GullyII
22Arch ChimneyVD
23Rake GullyIII **
24AlfrescoS
25Solo ButtressVD
26Solo ButtressIII
27HangoverS
28V-GrooveVD
29V-GrooveIV
30V-Groove DirectIV 5
31DeceptionS
32DeceptionIII
33Face RouteVD *
34Eighty Foot GullyIII
35TremoloE1 5b *
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