Sgurr a'Chaorachain Highland, SCOTLAND
Climbs 21 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 390m a.s.l – Faces S
The south face gives some excellent rock climbing, minutes from the Applecross road.
-Good climbing even in bad weather.
Sword of Gideon (VS)
The Cioch of Sgurr a'Chaorachain
(Skoor a koorichan) gives Coich Nose (VD)
a classic moutain diff.
Scottish Rock - North (2009), Rock Climbing in Scotland (1990),
Out of print: Northern Highlands Vol. 1 (1996)
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Sword of Gideon is in the guide books as VS 4c, not VS 4b so crag moderator should change it to be accurate as the crux is 4c.|
Sonya Mc - 07/Jun/09
There is a fair bit if loose choss on this otherwise great crag. Take care with the belay after pitch 1 of Bumblytwo(Severe), the trees are dead and thin so well dodgy, and the block belay moves with a little push.
nickinscottishmountains - 23/Jul/06