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Beinn Udlaidh

Argyll and Bute, SCOTLAND

Climbs 35 – Rocktype Schist – Altitude 840m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
A north facing curving cliff down Glen Orchy with a lower tier of quartzite and an upper tier of schist. A series of springs flow naturally over the cliff edge and in a good freeze impressive ice flows build up giving ice routes up to 100m in height. Quartzvein Scoop(IV), Sunshine Gully(III) and The Smirk(V) are all 3-star ice routes.

Access notes
Form the single track Glen Orchy road park where the Allt Diamh stream joins the road and walk up the stream bank to the cliffs in about 1 hour.

Weather forecast

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1.0mm rain
15 °C
12 kph

0.5mm rain
Mainly cloudy
14 °C
8 kph

0.6mm rain
Sunny periods
11 °C
9 kph

0.0mm rain
12 °C
7 kph

0.0mm rain
11 °C
8 kph
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Scottish Winter Climbs (2008), Arran, Arrochar and the Southern Highlands (1997), Winter Climbs - Ben Nevis & Glencoe (1994),
Out of print: Glen Coe (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Ice CrewIII **28
2Quartzvein ScoopIV 4 ***218
3The CrocV 5 **10
4Cut ThroatVI 6 **2
5Green Eyes (IV, 4)IV 4 *70
6Peter Pan DirectV 5 **86
7Captain HookVI 6 **6
8Land of Make BelieveII **28
9South Gully of The Black WallIV 4 **103
10Ramshead GullyIII *19
11Off the beaten trackIV 4 1
12Sunshine GullyIII ***117
13Central GullyII 54
14Doctor's DilemmaIV 4 48
15Junior's JauntIV 5 **32
16CrossroadsIV 8  
17West GullyIII *138
18The SmirkV 5 ***19
 Climb nameGradex
19Organ Pipe WallV 5 **58
20UnknownIV 4 1
21Ramshead ButtressIV 4 *2
22White CaterpillarIII *13
23White Caterpillar DirectIV 4 *12
24Cut ItIV 4 **9
25The CrampIV 4 **2
26Unknown 2III 5
27The GrinVI 7 **1
28QuintetIV 4 1
29TinkerbellIII 4 21
30Mustang SallyIV 4 **3
31The Crooked SmileVII 7 ***1
32Beinn Udlaidh summitsummit 27
33Zigzag GullyII 2
34Sunshine gully right hand branch *IV 4 *1
35Waterfall *I 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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