Aonach Beag

Climbs 30 – Rocktype Schist – Altitude 1236m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
In winter the Aonach's provide great climbing and due to the altitude are fairly reliable and access is easy via the Gondola. The North Face of Aonach Beag provides several excellent ice routes in a remote setting with difficult to find protection, Raw Egg Buttress has excellent summer and winter routes Chanderelle(E3) and Salmonella(VII).

Access notes
From the summit of Aonach Mor (see that crag for access) reach the col connecting Mor to Beag in about 15 minutes.

Guidebooks
Ben Nevis (2002),
Out of print: Ben Nevis (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Aonach Beag summitsummit
2WipeoutV 6 *
3WhiteoutII
4BlackoutIV 5 *
5AquaphobiaVI 6 *
6Stand and DeliverV 5 **
7Sellout DirectIV 4 *
8CamillaV 5 **
9ExcaliburVI 6 **
10Monarch's CrownVI 6 **
11Royal PardonVI 5 ***
12Mean StreakVII 6 *
13King's RansomVI 6 **
14Queen's ViewIII *
15This Sceptred IsleII **
16The White QueenII
17The Black PrinceII
18DragonflyIII
19MayflyIII
20North-East RidgeIII **
21North-East Ridge (Summer)D *
22Away from the Crows *II *
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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These details were last updated on 21/Aug/2010

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