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The Cobbler, North Peak

Argyll and Bute, SCOTLAND

Climbs 85 – Rocktype Mica schist – Altitude 814m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
The Cobbler has a distinctive silhoutte and the North Peak upper tier presents two massive overhanging noses of compact rock which are the most impressive rock features in the Southern Highlands. Tracking through steep ground are a choice of classic routes of all grades from Severe to E8. At least 10 routes merit a 3-star rating including Whither Wether which is the finest VS pitch in Scotland.

Access notes
From the Loch Long head car-park a path leads uphill. Turn left to a small dam and head up into the coire to the foot of the crag in about 1 1/2 hours.

Weather forecast

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3.3mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
15 kph

0.3mm rain
Sunny periods
12 °C
21 kph

2.9mm rain
16 °C
19 kph

1.4mm rain
12 °C
27 kph

0.0mm rain
12 °C
19 kph
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Scottish Winter Climbs (2008), Scottish Rock - South (2008), Arran, Arrochar and the Southern Highlands (1997), Rock Climbing in Scotland (1990),
Out of print: Scottish Winter Climbs (1996), Climbers Guide to Arrochar (1970)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Overhanging RecessS  
3SpainkillerE1 5b 4
4Chimney AreteVS 4b *22
5Right Angled ChimneyD *31
6Right Angled ChimneyIV 5 *7
7Cat CrawlVS 4c **16
8Direct DirectHVS 5b **23
9Direct DirectVII 9 * 
10Wild at HeartE6 6b *** 
11Wild CountryE6 6b *** 
12Punster's CrackS ***280
13Punster's CrackVII 8  
14Wide countryE5 6b *** 
15Trans am Wheel Arch NostrilsE4 6a * 
16Evening StrollE2 5c *1
17Right Angle GullyVD *23
18Right Angled GullyIV 5 *4
19Rise to the OccasionE5 6a *1
20Rest and be ThankfullE5 6a,4c ***4
21Club CrackE2 5b *34
22Right-Angled GrooveVS 4c *11
23Right Angle GrooveV 7 *3
24DalriadaE7 6b ***4
25Whither WhetherVS 4b ***125
26Grey WallHS 4a **5
27South-East RidgeIII 5
28Telapathy CrackS 1
29Ramshead WallD 2
30Ramshead WallIII  
31Deadman's GrooveVII 7 **2
32Gibber CrackV 7 *2
33Cobbler CaveVD *2
34Chimney RouteV 7 * 
35Ramshead RidgeD 8
36Ramshead RidgeIV 5 **4
37Moonlight AreteE2 5c,5a 1
38Whether WallVS 4c **100
39Ramshead GullyVD **6
40Ramshead GullyIV 5 **2
41Echo CrackHS 4b 2
42IncubatorHS 4b *29
43IncubatorVI 7 * 
44Right-Angled Gully DirectS 14
45Recess RouteS ***191
46Recess RouteV 6 ***17
 Climb nameGradex
47Northern HeatwaveHVS 4c * 
48Fold DirectVS 4c *6
49Fold DirectV 7 *1
50Piper's LamentE3 5b 1
51N'GombiVS 2
52N'GombiVI 8 * 
54McSod's WayIV 5 *4
55Maclay's CrackIII 4 **22
56MegabyteVI 6 ** 
57Great gully WallS  
58Moss CrackVD  
59Great GullyII **53
61GimcrackVS 4c 1
62The MogVS 4c 1
63Spinal RibVS 4b **6
64GimcannaV 7 *1
65North RibHVD *20
66North Rib RouteV 7 **5
67Great Gully GrooveIV 6 *3
68LuluIV 6 *3
69Heart ButtressIII *5
70Soul GrooveIII 3
72Chockstone GullyII 27
73A Crack in the CloudsE3 6a ***1
75North WindsE3 6a * 
76North GullyI 3
78GearlessS *1
79Straight FlushE2 5b **2
80100 Foot WallD 1
81Lumpy CustardE1 5b **2
82Comical CornerS *3
83Chockstone Groove *II 2
84Central Gully *II  
85Right Angled Gully Direct *V 6 **3
87North rib route *V 7 **1
88Comical Corner *S *1
89Right-angled Chimney *IV 5 1
90Echo Crack *VI 7 2
91Right Angled Groove *V 7 **1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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