Climbs 10
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 80m a.s.l
Faces W

Crag features

A village crag overlooking the crofting settlement of Mellon Charles. Appears slightly broken at first but there are a number of enjoyable routes on good rock. A lovely evening venue, or a chance to escape from the rain soaked hills.

Approach notes


After entering Mellon Charles and heading up the hill, the road makes a series of right angled turns with roads/tracks leading off. At the second left turn, just before Murdo Macrae's yard, a small road heads straight on and up the hill towards the crag. The smokehouse mentioned in the SMC guide has moved.

Head directly to the crag from where the small road bends right, keeping to the left of the field initially before heading through a gap in the wall and up to a gate. Open moorland then leads to the crag.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Battle Stations HVS 5a 4
2 Alliance VS 4b 4
3 Nato Crack VS 4c 6
Climb name Grade
4 Sore Thumb S 8
5 Boom Crack VS 5a 4
6 Helicon Wall E2 6a 4
Climb name Grade
7 Sore Finger S * 11
8 Call Out HVS 5a 5
9 Impatience * HVS 5a 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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