Tom Riach Boulder

Climbs 25 – Rocktype Conglomerate – Altitude ? – Faces all

Crag features
A well hidden conglomerate boulder in the woods of Culloden. Deep in the woods beware the midges bite. Routes open to a few variations, as is the nature of conglomerate rock.

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

Guidebooks
Bouldering in Scotland (2008)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1East Aretef4 16
2Problem 2f4+ 11
3Problem 3f5 10
4Eclipsef5+ *11
5The Dark Sidef4+ 11
6North East Face Traversef6B 6
7North Buttressf4 12
8Grapeshotf5 *10
9The Long Riachf5+ **6
10Appin Coloursf5+ *6
11Drainpipe scoop.f4 10
12The Bulgef6A *5
13West Aretef5+ **27
14Butcher Left handf6B **12
15The Butcherf6A+ *5
16Ratholef5+ *18
17Blackholef6B+ 4
18Mouseholef6A+ *10
19Rabbit Runf5+ *4
20Pornof6C **1
21The Link7c **1
22South West Face Traversef6C+ **12
23South Arete Rightf5 8
24South East Face Traversef4+ 9
25Clansman Face Traversef6C+ **3
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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