50m, 3 pitches. Deviates out right from the Original Route above the first belay, then finishes directly up the steep crack in the centre of the face. Easier and better, though not without its appropriate share of sand and birds.

Ticklists: Classic Far Northwest, Ultimate Scottish Rock, 100 More Classic British VS Climbs, Scottish 3 and 4 star multi-pitch routes, MIA logbook must haves!, Summer Trip 2014, Ultimate Sea Stack.


ClimberDateStyle
Hidden 31/Aug/18 AltLd O/S
Matt17 19/Aug/18 AltLd
with K2
Hidden 11/Jun/18 AltLd
Hidden 11/Jun/18 AltLd O/S
BarbsMurray 05/Jun/18 2nd
pauldrew 05/Jun/18 Lead

Great expedition but runners bit sparse on pitch 1 and some loose rock on ledges. Swim much easier than expected.

MDowson 02/Jun/18 AltLd
with sam webb
Hidden 29/May/18 AltLd O/S
Gemmazrobo 29/May/18 AltLd O/S
Sam Parker 29/May/18 AltLd
Jeremy_Thornley 28/May/18 AltLd
with Ian Gibb, Gareth Griffiths
Patrick Hill 26/May/18 AltLd O/S

Final of the 'big 3' with Dad. 14 hour round trip. The best of the 3.

with Dad, oliver.ghill91
oliver.ghill91 26/May/18 AltLd
jack_44 26/May/18 AltLd dnf

Took a big fall most of the way up due to loose rock when avoiding fulmars. Really would not recommend this while there are nesting sea birds. Great adventure otherwise.

Samuel Wainwright 12/May/18 Lead O/S

A perfect blue sky day! Used a blow up boat to get across the channel, which we crossed at mid tide without a problem. Can't remember the last time I laughed so much! http://wainwrightclimbing.blogspot.co.uk/2018/05/climbing-am-buachaille.html

with Berny, Iain, Gregor
Hidden 28/Apr/18 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Apr/18 2nd O/S
marconi 23/Sep/17 AltLd O/S

Falling rock, severed rope, rising tide. Perfect adventure

with Marv
fweatherall1 22/Sep/17 AltLd
Hidden 08/Aug/17 2nd O/S
BALD EAGLE 11/Jul/17 2nd
with Henry Castle, Paul Donnithorne
bryan p 30/Jun/17 -
with Ruth
markfairbank 17/May/17 AltLd O/S

Led p1 and 3. Rock quality is poor but it's a 3* adventure. Swam over a few hours before low tide which meant we could get up and down and then swim back right at low tide. Windy but otherwise a decent day!

Anne Fairbank 17/May/17 AltLd
Natalie feather 15/Sep/16 -
sparbus 02/Aug/16 AltLd

Cracking day out in all respects. Route better quality than I had expected.

Captain Solo 02/Aug/16 AltLd

A grand day out

with sparbus
Hidden 07/Jun/16 AltLd O/S
ali_robb 07/Jun/16 AltLd O/S

Accessed by possibly the best homemade raft ever to set sail

AmyG 29/May/16 AltLd O/S

Led pitch 2. Great adventure, Brian and Nicky following us up.

with eaf4
eaf4 29/May/16 AltLd
with AmyG, Brian Shackleton
Hidden ??/2016 -
Cacyn 26/Aug/14 2nd O/S
with Graham
KRB 08/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Rushed up there from Blackburn Saturday evening to catch the Sunday morning tide and supposed weather window. Rained on the approach which did not bode well, but then the sun came out whilst climbing and it turned into a cracking day. Excellent expedition and excellent setting, but the actual climbing and the rock itself lacked any real quality. A brilliant adventure though.

with Chris & Martin
Andy Moles 29/May/14 AltLd O/S

Quality adventure.

ferdia 29/May/14 AltLd O/S
Bob M 24/Jun/13 AltLd

Led pitches 1 and 3. The full sea stack experience - beautiful location, long walk-in and awkward approach, compulsory swim, tidal complications, dubious rock, dodgy belays, puking fulmars... a grand day out.

with Chris Lyness, carolyn lyness
Joemanglerocks 25/May/13 AltLd

Lead P1 + P3. My final tick of the 3 'classic' Scottish stacks and by far the trickiest approach!

TimKnight 25/May/13 AltLd O/S

Led P2. Great day out, taking the 'wrong' descent/ascent gully added a little too much to the excitement

Steven Carter ??/2012 Lead O/S
sophiecb 30/Apr/11 2nd

The cross country bike ride to Sandwood Bay and the mandatory swim to get to the stack made this a wild and exciting sea stack climbing adventure. What a fun and memorable day :)

with Rob
Hidden 30/Apr/11 AltLd
Hidden 02/Jul/10 2nd
John Roe 02/Jul/10 Lead

Definitely an adventure, got soaked getting to the stack and spent most of the climb conscious of the return journey back to the mainland. A fantastic day on an exceptionally memorable climb.

Hidden ??/2010 -
ewen 13/Aug/09 AltLd
with jeb
dmorgan27 03/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Beautiful day. Refreshing swim. Lovely easy climbing although quite a few fulmars on route.

with Terryl
d_evo20 30/Dec/08 2nd β

VS in guidebook(?), interesting approach!

Hidden 01/Jun/08 2nd
mattierd 25/Mar/07 -
Hidden 24/Jun/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/06 2nd O/S
Dohnny_Jawes ?/Jun/06 2nd O/S
with Ross Jones, Paul Winder, Andrew000, Michael Porter
ellis ?/May/06 AltLd O/S
with Alice Brockington
Hidden ??/2005 Lead
Hidden ?/Sep/99 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/98 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30/May/95 AltLd O/S
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