Climbs 27
Rocktype Conglomerate

Faces all

The boulder [not] in the woods! © Robert Richardson

Crag features

A once well-hidden boulder in the woods of Culloden, this weird conglomerate erratic now stands bald and clean amidst cleared forestry. Problems are open to a few variations, as is the nature of conglomerate rock. Traverses of the NW and SW faces, and link-ups of the two, are the highlights.

Approach notes

Best to have a look at the guide on ScottishCLIMBS.com

Guidebooks

The surrounding trees have been felled, opening it up to the breeze. It does feel a bit desolate though!
peter.herd - 28/Dec/12
Tom Riach has grown on me. Have never taken a boulder pad as SW traverse does not require it - 'soloing' anything else is a good test of footwork. Better than the Inverness wall (you get to work it out yourself!).
peter.herd - 20/Aug/12
An obvious remaining challenge is the NW Face traverse. Very fingery and sustained.
Andy Moles - 25/Oct/11
A surprisingly situated erratic, what's it doing there? A bit pine-needley and mossy in places, but a good wee collection of fingery problems.
Andy Moles - 04/Oct/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1East Arete
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f4 24
2Problem 2f4+ 17
3Problem 3f5 16
4Eclipse
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f5+ *19
5The Dark Side
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f4+ 19
6North East Face Traversef6B 10
7North Buttress
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f4 20
8Grapeshot
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f5 *16
9The Long Riach
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f5+ **14
10Appin Colours
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f5+ *13
11Drainpipe scoop.
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f4 18
12The Bulge
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f6A *12
13West Arete
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f5+ **44
14Butcher Left hand
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f6B **19
15The Butcher
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f6A+ *10
16Rathole
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f5+ *28
17Blackholef6B+ 5
18Mousehole
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f6A+ *16
19Rabbit Run
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f5+ *15
20Pornof6C **2
21The Link7c **15
22South West Face Traversef6C+ **47
23South Arete Right
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f5 14
24South East Face Traversef4+ 13
25Clansman Face Traversef6C+ **25
26Long-glomerate7c 2
27The Knil7b+ 7

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