The Brack

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

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.

Online guide at www.scottishclimbs.com

Access 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.

Guidebooks
Scottish Rock - South (2008), Arran, Arrochar and the Southern Highlands (1997), Rock Climbing in Scotland (1990)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
1The Brack summitsummit
 LOWER TEIR 
3Hells TeethIII 3 *
4The AbyssIV 4 *
5The PlungeIV 5 *
6The Plunge - Deep StartIV
7LilliputVS
8Inglis Clark AreteM
9Inglis Clark AreteIII *
10Four Step RidgeVD *
11BobcrackD
12GimcrackM **
13Edge RouteM
 UPPER TIER 
15Small FryIII
16Big Game RouteIII
17Elephant GullyIV *
18SidelineA3
19MainlineE2 5b *
20ResolutionVI 7 ***
21Great Central GrooveHVS 5a
22Great Central GrooveV 6 ***
23Right Hand RouteV 6 ***
24MammothE3 5c *
25Edge of ExtinctionE6 6a ***
26May RouteIII 3
27January ButtressIII 3
28MammothIX 9 ***
29Hogwarts ExpressVI 7 ***
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