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ARTICLE: The Cobbler: A Return to Mountain Cragging

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 UKC Articles 07 Sep 2021

Anna Fleming writes about a return to summer mountain cragging on the iconic mica-schist outcrops of The Cobbler in the Arrochar Alps...

Not far from Loch Lomond, a great crest of mica-schist lines a mountain-top. Made up of curving strata, glittering quartz, teetering blocks and rocky ridge-lines, the Cobbler is a striking piece of geological architecture. While the summit occupies a lofty 884m, at this height the peak is just shy of the all-important 914m (3,000 feet) that would make it a Munro. But with such a compelling character and close proximity to Glasgow, this well-trodden top is beloved of many Weegies.

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 Gary Latter 07 Sep 2021
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Great wee article, and a reminder that must get back over that way some time soon! Many great memories of climbing lots of varied routes there.


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