Climbs 114
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces S

whipper for milky © Tom Russell

Crag features

The quick-drying Craig an t'Seabhaig at the Pass of Ballater provides some brilliant, steep climbs on generally excellent Cairngorm Granite.

Popular with Aberdonians - excellent wet weather alternative if Creag an Dubh Loch and Lochnagar are shrouded in cloud.

Surrounding woodland provides interesting flora and fauna - esp. ants.

Climbing possible Mar-Dec.

Must-dos: Peels Wall (E4 6a), Rattlesnake (E3 6a), Anger and Lust (E2 5c), Smith's Arete (E5 6a), Lucky Strike (VS 4c), Little Cenotaph (HVS 5b)

Approach notes

Erosion is a problem - please keep to obvious paths.

Nesting birds with chicks at the top out of Giant Flake Route at present.
Lamb - 20/May/14
who keeps stealing the screwgate from the ab tat around the tree above blutered/giant flake route etc? please stop it. its petty and cheap.
mulletcocktail2000 - 16/Jun/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 WESTERN SECTION UPPER TIER 
2The Joke
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E3 6b  
3Janus
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E4 6b **14
4Cheap Trick
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E4 6b *1
5Left Hand Crack
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VS 4c 138
6Right Hand Crack
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HVS 5a 113
7Right Hand Crack Variation FinishE2 5b 28
8Original Route
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VS 5a **346
9Fingerwrecker
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HVS 5c *47
10Wrecker's TraverseE3 5c **13
11Peel's Wall
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E4 6a ***90
12Peel's Wall - Right Hand Finish
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E4 6a **4
13Smith's Arete
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E5 6a ***22
14Idiot NationE5 6b  
15Dod's Dead CatE2 5c *90
16Little Cenotaph
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HVS 5b **406
17Pink Wall
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HVS 5a **201
18Green Laughter
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HVS 5b 47
19Flibbertigibbet
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VS 4c 61
20Green Wall
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HVS 5a 8
21Swine Before Pearls
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VS 4c 17
22Jackdaw Groove
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HVS 4c 27
23Jackdaw's EdgeE3 5c 4
24Crumbling DiceE2 5c 34
25Black Custard - left hand start
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E3 5c 3
26Black Custard
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E1 5b ***343
27High Steppa
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E2 6a **82
28First Slip
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HVS 5a 41
29Jam Crack
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S *98
 WESTERN SECTION MIDDLE TIER 
31BO
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VD 49
32Swivel Head
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D 110
33Rightguard
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D 94
34Aftershave
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S 142
35Aftershave Direct FinishHS 4b *18
36Skidmarks
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HVS 5b 8
37Razor's Crack
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VS 4c *335
38Razor BackE2 5c 3
39Jumbled Blocks Crack
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VD 419
40Ping Pong
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S 449
41Close ShaveHVS 5a 72
42Brut
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VS 5a 276
43BrutalE1 5c 4
44Stinker
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E1 5b **245
45Fungus Face
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E1 5b 96
46Cowardie-CustardHVS 5a 82
47Lime Chimney
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VD 302
48Ton Ton Macoute
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E5 6b 13
49Juniper CrushE5 6a 4
50Cavemen Go ClubbingE4 5c 1
51Lucky Strike
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VS 4c ***448
52She's Not So SpecialE1 5b 1
53Pretzel Logic
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E3 5c **65
54Dubh ClaisE4 6a  
55Rattlesnake
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E3 6b ***34
56Rattlesnake High StartE2 5c 1
57Supercreeps
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E1 5b *41
58Scary Monsters
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VS 4c *17
59Silent Spring
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E1 5a **106
60Medium Cool
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VS 4c **223
 WESTERN SECTION LOWER TIER 
62Wiry Masters
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HVS 4c 3
63Tough's BrushE2 5a 2
64The Dance of the Wu-Li Masters
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E1 5b 4
65The Dance of the Wu-Li Masters Direct Finish
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E2 6a *3
66The Dance of the Wu-Li Masters Right-Hand Finish
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HVS 5b  
 CENTRAL SECTION 
68Private PartsE6 6b **3
69Captain Copout
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E4 6a **12
70General AnaestheticE5 6c **3
71Isolation
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VS 5a 11
72The TerroristHVS 5a 4
73DistemperE5 6b **4
74Cold Rage
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E4 6a **45
75Hot TemperE5 6b ***6
76Warm LoveE5 6a *** 
77Anger and Lust
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E2 5c ***180
78Anger and Lust Right-Hand Finish
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E4 6b ***15
79Lech Gates
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E4 5c **41
80OrageE3 6b 1
81Bottle of SmokeE4 6a *3
82Creak and Squeak
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HVS 5a 19
83Mandrax
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VS 4c 22
84The Splits
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HVS 5b 61
85Giant Flake Route
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VS 4b *211
86Convoy
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VS 4c **118
87Stoned Immaculate
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E5 6a *20
88Drambo
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E6 6a *6
89Drambo DirectE6 6a ***3
90Bluter Crack
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E4 6c 1
91Bluter Groove
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E3 6b ***24
92Blutered
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E1 5a ***181
93Demon Drink
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E5 6b **25
94Doctor Dipso
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E4 6a *38
95Hangover Wall
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E2 5c 41
96Larup Head
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E3 5c **59
97Alcoholics Anonymous
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E2 5b *48
98Bad Back BluesS 1
99Back SliderE2 5b 11
100Strawberry Ripple
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VS 5a *175
101Plane Slider
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E3 5b 7
 EASTERN SECTION 
103Chopped P.O.R.G.
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VS 5a 4
104Shivers
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HVS 5a 7
105Rock 'n' Roll
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HVS 5a 10
106The Glaswegian Problem
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E1 5c 4
107Press Up
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E1 5c 3
108Wild ThingHVS 5c *5
109Corvid's Chimney
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VD 18
110Jings
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HVS 5b **12
111Help m'Bob
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E5 6c 1
112Hairy Baboon
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E2 6a **3
113Fat Doris
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E5 6b * 
114Slender Loris
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E1 5c 6
115Crivvens
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HVS 5a 3
116Eek
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S 17
117Sooty
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S 4
118Aid My Robert
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VD 3
119Silent Spring Direct Start *
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E2 5c 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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