Auckengill

Climbs 50 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 3m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
The climbing at Auckengill is spread over 3 areas with the south facing sea wall in the Quarry area being best and a suntrap if the wind is right. There you'll find a non tidal platform gives a good selection of starred routes in the most pleasant surroundings. Turbo Diesel E2 5b*** Horsepower VD*** and Amber Gambler HVS 5a** are the must do routes.

Guidebooks
Northern Highlands North (2004)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 NORTH AUCKENGILL  
2Walk-in from BetelgeuseVD  
3Ancient MarinerS 4b  
4Bonsai BabyVS 4c  
5ZigurattHVS 5a  
6Snappy When WetVS 4c  
7MidgeVD  
 HARBOUR  
9Centre GrooveD  
10Taximan's GallassesVS 4c  
11Green CornerD  
12Centre CrackD  
13The Nervous PhotographerVS 4c  
14Left GrooveVS 4b  
15Heckler's CrackVD  
 THE QUARRY AREA  
 ORANGE WALL  
18Auck and GullS 4b  
19The Happy PineappleS 4b  
20Nybster GrooveHVS 5a ***2
21Starter for TenHS 4b  
22SlaterVD  
23Just a MinuteVD  
 THE ALCOVE  
25Route 66VS 4c  
26Boxy but SafeVD 2
27StraightjacketVS 4c * 
28Padded CellVS 4c * 
 EAST FACING WALL  
30Slipping ClutchVS 4c *2
31Go Faster StripeVS 4c *2
32Supratintorial ProblemVS 4c *1
 SOUTH FACING WALL  
34HorsepowerVD ***7
35Deal BreakerVS 5a *1
36Stretch LimousineVS 4b **2
37Amber GamblerHVS 5a **4
38TurbodieselE2 5b ***2
39Green for GoVS 4c *2
40Push Up to the BumperE1 5a 2
41Fishy FingersVS 4c 2
42Fishy SupriseVS 4c 1
43Traction ControlS 4b 4
44BendixS 4b 3
45H.T. leadS 4b 2
46BigendVS 5a 3
47Overhead Top Dead CentreHVS 5a 2
48Little EndS 4a 3
 TIDAL WALL  
50Slippery BugHS 4b  
51Kilt HigherVS 4c ** 
52BirdcageVS 4c  
53Dashing White SargeantS 4b * 
54One Hundred Years of PhysiotherapyVS 4b ** 
55FoxtrotVS 5b * 
56WhateverS 4b * 
57BellyflopHVS 5a *1
58Limpet LoveVS 4b *1
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The seaward walls are pleasant and were a great place to spend an evening.
Smelly Fox - 29/Jun/11