Climbs 27
Rocktype Mica schist
Altitude 787m a.s.l
Faces E

the brack © mac fae stirling

Crag features

Massive dark and sun starved this crag comes into its own in winter but its low altitude means good conditions are rare. Great Central Groove is one of the classic grade V routes in Scotland. In summer the E6 classic Edge of Extinction is definitely worth 3-stars.

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Approach notes

Park at the layby 258042 and cross the road at a bridge over the river and ascend via a track. Go right at a hairpin and cross a burn to a corrie on the left. Follow a path on the left side of the burn. Takes about 1 hour.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1The Brack summit
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summit 29
 Lower Teir 
3Hells Teeth
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III 3 *1
4The Abyss
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IV 4 *2
5The Plunge
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IV 5 * 
6The Plunge - Deep Start
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IV  
7Lilliput
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VS  
8Inglis Clark Arete
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M 1
9Inglis Clark Arete
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III *7
10Four Step Ridge
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VD * 
11Bobcrack
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D  
12Gimcrack
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M **1
13Edge Route
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M 1
 Upper Tier 
15Small Fry
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III  
16Big Game Route
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III 1
17Elephant Gully
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IV *1
18Sideline
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A3  
19Mainline
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E2 5b * 
20Resolution
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VI 7 *** 
21Great Central Groove
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HVS 5a  
22Great Central Groove
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V 6 ***9
23Right Hand Route
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V 6 *** 
24Mammoth
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E3 5c * 
25Edge of Extinction
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E6 6a ***2
26May Route
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III 3  
27January Buttress
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III 3 2
28MammothIX 9 ***1
29Hogwarts ExpressVI 7 ***3

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