Climbs 113
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 **13
4Cheap Trick
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E4 6b *1
5Left Hand Crack
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VS 4c 134
6Right Hand Crack
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HVS 5a 110
7Right Hand Crack Variation FinishE2 5b 27
8Original Route
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VS 5a **328
9Fingerwrecker
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HVS 5c *42
10Wrecker's TraverseE3 5c **12
11Peel's Wall
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E4 6a ***77
12Peel's Wall - Right Hand Finish
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E4 6a **3
13Smith's Arete
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E5 6a ***22
14Idiot NationE5 6b  
15Dod's Dead CatE2 5c *88
16Little Cenotaph
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HVS 5b **394
17Pink Wall
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HVS 5a **197
18Green Laughter
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HVS 5b 45
19Flibbertigibbet
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VS 4c 59
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 26
23Jackdaw's EdgeE3 5c 4
24Crumbling DiceE2 5c 33
25Black Custard - left hand start
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E3 5c 3
26Black Custard
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E1 5b ***330
27High Steppa
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E2 6a **74
28First Slip
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HVS 5a 40
29Jam Crack
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S *97
 WESTERN SECTION MIDDLE TIER 
31BO
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VD 49
32Swivel Head
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D 105
33Rightguard
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D 93
34Aftershave
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S 138
35Aftershave Direct FinishHS 4b *15
36Skidmarks
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HVS 5b 8
37Razor's Crack
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VS 4c *322
38Razor BackE2 5c 3
39Jumbled Blocks Crack
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VD 408
40Ping Pong
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S 440
41Close ShaveHVS 5a 71
42Brut
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VS 5a 267
43BrutalE1 5c 3
44Stinker
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E1 5b **251
45Fungus Face
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E1 5b 95
46Cowardie-CustardHVS 5a 80
47Lime Chimney
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VD 292
48Ton Ton Macoute
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E5 6b 12
49Juniper CrushE5 6a 3
50Cavemen Go ClubbingE4 5c 1
51Lucky Strike
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VS 4c ***456
52She's Not So SpecialE1 5b 1
53Pretzel Logic
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E3 5c **63
54Dubh ClaisE4 6a  
55Rattlesnake
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E3 6b ***31
56Rattlesnake High StartE2 5c 1
57Supercreeps
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E1 5b *39
58Scary Monsters
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VS 4c *16
59Silent Spring
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E1 5a **105
60Medium Cool
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VS 4c **205
 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 3
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 **38
75Hot TemperE5 6b ***6
76Anger and Lust
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E2 5c ***139
77Anger and Lust Right-Hand Finish
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E4 6b ***14
78Lech Gates
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E4 5c **39
79OrageE3 6b 1
80Bottle of SmokeE4 6a *3
81Creak and Squeak
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HVS 5a 18
82Mandrax
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VS 4c 20
83The Splits
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HVS 5b 57
84Giant Flake Route
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VS 4b *207
85Convoy
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VS 4c **116
86Stoned Immaculate
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E5 6a *19
87Drambo
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E6 6a *6
88Drambo DirectE6 6a ***2
89Bluter Crack
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E4 6c  
90Bluter Groove
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E3 6b ***21
91Blutered
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E1 5a ***175
92Demon Drink
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E5 6b **24
93Doctor Dipso
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E4 6a *37
94Hangover Wall
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E2 5c 39
95Larup Head
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E3 5c **56
96Alcoholics Anonymous
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E2 5b *46
97Bad Back BluesS 1
98Back SliderE2 5b 11
99Strawberry Ripple
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VS 5a *172
100Plane Slider
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E3 5b 7
 EASTERN SECTION 
102Chopped P.O.R.G.
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VS 5a 4
103Shivers
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HVS 5a 7
104Rock 'n' Roll
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HVS 5a 10
105The Glaswegian Problem
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E1 5c 3
106Press Up
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E1 5c 2
107Wild ThingHVS 5c *4
108Corvid's Chimney
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VD 18
109Jings
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HVS 5b **11
110Help m'Bob
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E5 6c 1
111Hairy Baboon
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E2 6a **2
112Fat Doris
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E5 6b * 
113Slender Loris
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E1 5c 6
114Crivvens
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HVS 5a 3
115Eek
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S 17
116Sooty
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S 4
117Aid My Robert
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VD 3
118Silent Spring Direct Start *
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E2 5c 1
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