Sron na Ciche

Climbs 147 – Rocktype Gabbro – Altitude 568m a.s.l – Faces NW

Crag features
The massive black cliff on the south side of Coire Lagan is the most popular mountain crag on Skye, with plenty of well-established classics at most grades.

Access notes
Can take a while to dry, but many routes can be climbed in the wet.

Access from Glenbrittle.

Guidebooks
Scottish Rock - North (2009), Rock Climbing in Scotland (1990),
Out of print: Skye and Hebrides (1999)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
1Girdle TraverseVD **
 EASTERN BUTTRESS 
3WhyVS 4c
4Antonine WallE1 5b
5Kinloss GullyVS 4c
6The Team MachineE4 5c **
7ConfessionE4 5c *
8Zigzag RouteM *
9SpockE3 5c ***
10Vulcan WallHVS 5a ***
11The Chambre FinishE2 5c **
12UhuruE3 5c ***
13Clinging OnE4 6a ***
14DiuruE3 5c ***
15DilemmaE3 5c ***
16PocksE3 5c ***
17Creag Dhu GroovesE3 5c ***
18ZephyrE5 6a *
19The PlungeVS 5a
20EnigmaE3 5c ***
21StrappadoHVS 5a *
22Strappado DirectE2 5c **
23The SnakeHVS 4c ***
24SchadenfreudeS
25Magic CasementHVS 5a *
26MagicE4 6a ***
27The ConjurorE3 5c **
28PrestidigitateurHVS 5a
29Caravan RouteHS
30Direct RouteS 4a **
31Hangover RouteVS *
32Chimney RouteD *
33Trojan GrooveHVS 5a *
34HelenE3 6a ***
35Spartan GrooveE1 5b **
36The JokerVD *
37Jack o' DiamondsVS 5a **
38SearcherVD
39Shangri-LaVS 4c ***
40The RattlesnakeHS 4b
41Mistral ButtressVS 4c **
42Boreas GroovesVS 4c
43Eastern GullyHS
44Eastern Gully (Upper Section)2 *
 CIOCH BUTTRESS 
46The Terrace (to Cioch Slab)M *
47The Terrace (Continuation)VD
48TennatteE2 5c
49PetronellaVS 4c **
50Stormy PetrelVS 5a **
51Rat on a StickE1 5b *
52Little GullyD *
53Little GullyIV
54Acapulco WallE3 5c *
55BastinadoE1 5b ***
56The Nipple (aka Grooves Eliminate)E2 5c *
57Cioch GroovesHVS 5a **
58Cioch Grooves VariationE1 5a *
59CD ROMHVS 5a *
60Cioch DirectS 4a *
61Crembo CracksHVS 5a **
62Cioch WestS 4a ***
63West Ridge of the CiochS *
64BananaHS 4b
65Slanting Crack of Cioch GullyVS
66Cioch GullyVD *
67Cioch GullyIII *
 THE CIOCH & CIOCH SLAB 
69Collie's RouteM **
70Collie's VariationVD **
71Arrow RouteVD ***
72Arrow Route DirectS 4a
73Cioch Slab DirectVS 4b **
74Cioch Slab CornerD *
75Slanting CrackS 4a *
76OxytocinE2 5c *
77Overhanging CrackE2 5c **
78The GatheringE8 6b **
79The HighlanderE6 6b **
80EroticaE3 6b **
81The PrizeE2 5c **
82LowlanderE2 5c *
83Cioch NoseVD **
84South-West FaceM *
85South-West Face VariationHS
 CIOCH UPPER BUTTRESS 
87Pearly GatesVS 4c
88Slabby Wall CrackVS 5a
89TemerityE4 6a **
90Left Edge RouteS
91DesireS
92PietyVS 4c **
93DepravityVS 4c *
94VanityE2 5b
95AtroposE1 5b **
96IntegrityVS 4c ***
97Trophy CrackE1 5b **
98KruggerandE3 6a **
99The Venus TransitE3 5c *
100Ghost RidersE2 5b *
101Wallwork's RouteVD ***
102Wallwork's Route (Faux Pas Variation)VS
103Archer Thomson's RouteVD *
104FidelityVS 4c
 FINAL TIER 
106Box-King RouteVS 4c *
107AjaxHS 4b
108YanksS *
109Crack of Doom Direct FinishHS 4b **
 LOWER DOOM WALL 
111Crack of Doom Direct ApproachS
112Quick DoomS *
113Vaughan's RakeS
 DOOM WALL 
115SternumHVS 5b **
116Rib of DoomVS 4c **
117Crack of DoomHS 4b *
118Crack of Double DoomVS 4b ***
119Doom FlakeS *
 AMPHITHEATRE WALLS 
121Amphitheatre WallVS 4b *
122Hang FreeE2 5b *
123Amphitheatre AreteM **
124Amphitheatre AreteIII
 WESTERN BUTTRESS 
126Mallory's Slab and GrooveVD *
127Diamond SlabVS
128Dimaond Slab Direct FinishVS 4c *
129East Wall and Central Gully AreteVD
130Central GullyVD
131Central RouteHS 4b **
132Central Route Direct FinishE1 5c **
133Trap Face Route DirectVS 4c **
134Trap Face RouteVS 4b *
135Trap Face Route (Variation Start)VS 4c *
136Trap Face Route (Variation Finish)S *
137Trap Face Route (Alternative Variation Finish)VD **
138Central SlabsS
139MedianVD **
140AB RouteS *
141BoomerangS
142West Central Gully and Arete ClimbVD
143ZigzagD
144Chimney and Crack ClimbVS
145Engineer's SlantVD *
146CoronationS
147Parallel Cracks RouteVD **
148Cooper's GangwayVS
149Apex RouteS
150Western GullyM
151Western GullyIII
 COIRE A' GHRUNNDA FACE 
153Central ButtressD ***
 LOCATION UNKNOWN 
155East Wall RouteS *
156Angel's PavementS
157Protect and SurviveE2 5b
158HindsightE1 5c
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