Climbs 22
Rocktype Mica schist
Altitude 308m a.s.l
Faces S

Scottish highlands "off pieste". © Smelly Fox

Crag features

A small attractive wall in an idyllic situation with a grassy base and expansive sunny views over the tranquil Loch Voil. The climbing is good but the rock is Arrochar schist at it's most obtuse, with blind fingery holds and hidden spaced protection - add a full grade for onsight leads of most routes. There are some harder lines to go and the crag deserves more attention.

Approach notes

To get to Bleater's Wall, park in layby shortly after a house called Rhuveag (which is after Creagruie), then walk up through trees a short distance to the lowest crags; skirt around these to get to Bleaters Wall (the lowest *south-facing* wall), approx 5 min walk uphill from the lowest west-facing slabby crag (Bleaters is pretty much directly above it).

Bigg Wall is uphill of Bleaters Wall

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Bleater's Wall
2 Wonderin' Aloud VS 5a 3
3 Skin-up E1 5c * 1
4 Guissers and Ghouls E3 5c  
5 Scruff
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E4 6a  
6 Bleating Heart
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E5 6a **  
7 Flapping Around E2 5c * 3
8 The Old Boy Network E1 5c * 2
9 The Blind Buddha of Balquhidder E4 6a  
  The Bigg Wall
11 Escape from Drudgery HVS 5a  
12 The Slippery Slope HVS 4c **  
13 Keep it Unreal E2 5b * 1
14 Soul Haggis VS 4c ** 2
15 The Glorious Revolution
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E2 5c **  
16 The Jacobites have Landed
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HS 4b *  
17 Wool Between the Teeth
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HS 3c  
18 Overbite
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HVS 5b  
19 Sheepskin Hug
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E1 5b **  
20 Call of the Maggots
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E1 5a  
21 Pocket Rocket
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VS 4b 1
22 The Edge of Reason * D * 1
23 The Sheep are on Fire * HVS * 1
24 S'Rioghal Mo Dhream * HVS 4c/5a * 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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