Climbs 183
Rocktype Gabbro
Altitude 366m a.s.l

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Climbing 'Fatal Poison Whisper' © Stuart Corns

Crag features

Most of the boulders are situated in the Coire nan Gruund boulder field. Pathside lowballer to Bog Nose are located down hill from the path. Dutch's slab is just above the path, Captain Morgan's and Riverside 5 mins above the path, whereas Giant slab to Trundle prow are located under the steep slopes of Hallival and around Loch Coire nan Grunnd.

Little Dumby is located on the western flank of Orval.

Harris Bay Seawall is located just below the Mausoleum at Harris.

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Approach notes

From the front of Kinloch Caste take a right and follow the road until it bends left. Shortly after the bend a small trails breaks right (signposted Dibidil 8.5km) through the trees. Follow this up the hill, it should then flatten out and after crossing two streams you will be in a boulder field where the Tunnel Boulder can be found. Walking downhill the Rites and Turtle Boulders can be found. Walking directly up valley towards the base of Hallival to Coire Nan Grund, the main jumble of the largest boulders can be found (Highballa and Bumpy).

Hi there, I visited these boulders in April 1999 and had a lot of fun... have you got a topo of these problems so I can add to the next Scottish Bouldering guide? email stonecountrypress@btinternet.com
John S. Watson - 08/Apr/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  *** BELOW THE PATH ***
  Pathside Lowballer
3 The Big Blue f4 6
4 Cornsy Retires his Harpoon f4 5
5 Whale Rider f6B ** 10
  Overlap Boulder
7 Overlap Centre
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f4 3
8 Overlap Right
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f4 2
9 Two Scoops f5+ 1
10 Easy Lay f4+ 2
11 Salame for Breakfast f5+ 1
  Tunnel boulder
13 Brown Trousers f4+ 5
14 1969 f6B+ ** 10
15 1969 Sit-start f6C *** 6
16 Nae Tape f7B+ * 1
17 The Prow f6B * 12
18 Prow Sit-start f6C+ * 5
19 The Dyson Sphere f6B ** 4
20 Easy Arete f3 12
21 Champ's Crack f5 15
22 Flash Arnold f3+ 3
23 Flash f4+ 19
24 Gordon f5+ * 12
25 Gordon's Arete f5 8
  Rites Boulder
27 Rite of Passage f5+ ** 7
28 Font Belly Flop f5+ 3
29 Hamish's Eliminate f4+ 4
30 Razor Cakes f5+ 2
31 Chicken-face f4 5
  Turtle Rock
33 Thundercats f6A * 5
34 Thunderclaw f5 * 4
35 Thawkward f5 * 4
36 Sweet Baby Jesus f6A 5
37 Deal with the Devil f6A+ * 5
38 Money Back Guaranteed f6A 5
39 Retrograde f6A+ 3
  Bog Nose Boulder
41 Irish Princess f4+ 3
42 Bloodsport f6A+ * 5
43 Corn Diddler's Riddle f6B * 4
  *** ABOVE THE PATH ***
  Rough Hug Boulder
46 Through the Midge Door f6A+ 1
47 Hold the Door (Project) f7B+  
48 Rough Hug f4+ 2
  Shadow Line Boulder
50 The Shadow Line f5+ 2
  Dutch's Slab
52 Pumping Iron (Project) f6B+  
53 Whittle Man f6A+ 1
54 Slab LH f4 4
55 Slab RH f4 4
  *** RIVERSIDE PLATEAU ***
  Captain Morgan's Boulder
58 Captain Morgans f6C+ ** 4
59 Howies Arete (left side) f5 2
60 Howies Arete (right side) f5+ 2
  Riverside Bloc
62 Rum 'n' Coke f6C ** 2
63 Captain Seal f6B 2
64 Captain Seal Sitstart f6C * 1
  Cube Boulder
66 Ice Cube f5 * 3
  *** MIDDLE TIER ***
  Dream Slab
69 Twin Crack f5 1
70 Rocking f4+ 1
  Giant Slab Boulder
72 Dhalsim vs. E-Honda f6C *** 3
73 Dhalsim vs. M. Bison f7A 1
74 Path of Zelda f7A  
75 Experimental Wraps f6C ** 1
76 Respect the Baguette f6B+ ** 1
77 Rumpled Crimp Skin f6C+ ** 2
78 Rumpled Crimp Skin (Jug start) f6C 2
79 Rumpled Crimp Skin Sitstart (Project) f7B+  
80 Butter Fingers f4+ * 2
Climb name Grade
  Dwarf Slab Boulder
82 Friction Addiction f5 * 2
  Sliding Cap Boulder
84 Shinobi f5 7
85 Shinobo f7A+ * 1
86 Shin-oh-no f6B 4
87 The Kracken f6C *** 10
88 Cra-King Line f3 * 7
89 Sausage Bath f6A+ * 11
90 Wings Party f6B * 6
91 Wings, Nae Party f6A+ 9
  Guinea Pig Boulder
93 Renegade Master f6A+ * 1
  Meat Battery Boulder
95 Digital Overlord f6C ** 3
96 Double Stoats f7A ** 3
  Big Belly Boulder
98 6am Promise f6A 2
  *** UPPER COIRE NORTH ***
  Croc Boulder
101 Croc on the loose f4+ * 1
102 You got it f5+ 1
103 Not got it. f4 1
104 See you later f5 1
  Holy Wall
106 Holy Wall f7A 2
107 Holy Wall + Arete f5 4
  Innit Boulder
109 Course 'ave done it f5 2
110 Video's on YouTube f6A+ 2
111 Innit bruv f6B 2
  Everything Boulder
113 Everything Everything f6A ** 2
114 Everywhere f4+ 2
115 Nowhere f5 2
116 Stuck on f5+ 2
  Big Boot Boulder
118 Big Boot Slab f2+ ** 2
119 Big Boot Arete f3 ** 2
  Iains Slab
121 One Panini f6A *** 3
122 Ham and Cheese Please f4 2
123 A Slab for Iain (Right) f2 2
124 L-R Trav f4 2
125 R-L Trav f3+ 2
  Too Hard Boulder
127 Too Hard for Andy Traverse f4+ 3
  Last Minute Gems Boulder
129 Uppercut f6B+ ** 3
130 Chinnup f6C ** 3
131 Hold Rush f5 ** 3
132 The Cables f6A+ 1
133 Last Round Last Minute f6A * 4
134 Last Round Last Minute High Traverse f6A 2
135 Last Round Last Minute Low Traverse (project) f7A  
136 Just One Last Climb f4 3
  Whisky Boulder
138 Bushmills f3+ 4
139 Bushmills (no arete) f4  
140 Jura f3+ 4
141 Dalwhinnie f4 4
142 Balvenie (Project) f6A  
  Spinal Crack Boulder
144 Spinal Crack f5+ 2
  Platform Boulder
146 Lauder's Delight f4 4
147 Spotters Fear f4+ 4
148 When in Rum f5 * 5
  The Dundee Hulk
150 Go Dutch f6A 4
151 Major Dutch Schaefer f5 6
152 Get to the Choppa f6A 4
153 Single Dutch f6A 4
154 Double Dutch f6B+ ** 5
155 Flying Dutchman f6C+ ** 1
156 Dutchman Finish f5 3
  Kindergarten Boulder
158 Who is your daddy.. f3+ 4
159 ..and What Does He Do? f5 4
160 I'm a cop you idiot f3+ 3
Climb name Grade
  Minihulk Boulder
162 The Cheese Grater f4+ 3
163 Minihulk Traverse f6B 1
164 Full hulk traverse (Project) f6C  
165 Sandpaper f6C+ 1
  Broken Boulder
167 Tuns o' Guns f3+ * 2
168 Nice For What? f4 2
169 Crack 5 f4 * 2
170 Nailvarnish f5 3
171 Big Boot Crack f3 2
  Trundle Boulder
173 Crystal Maze f6B ** 8
174 Rigamortus f7A+ ** 2
  Thors Revenge Boulders
176 Bog Bags f5 1
177 Razor Blade City f6A 2
178 Mortal Kombat f6B 2
179 Cornsey-kova (project) f8A  
180 Stairway to Asgard f3+ 5
181 Thunder f6C 6
182 Thunder and Lightning f7B ** 2
  Leviathon Boulder
184 Click Click Slide f6B+ * 3
185 Leviathan Slab f4+ 1
186 Just For Fun f3+ 3
  *** UPPER COIRE SOUTH ***
  Nature Reserve Boulder
189 Music, Seriously? f6C+ *** 4
190 Seriously Though f6C+ 2
191 Serious Music f7B *** 5
  Angle of Death Boulder
193 Cell Block H f7B+ *** 5
194 Panic Room f6C 1
  Highballa Boulder
196 Witness the Weakness f4  
197 Witness the Bleakness f5  
198 Diesel Power Sit-Start f7B+ 1
199 Diesel Power f7A * 2
200 Praying Mantis f7A+ **  
201 Highball Paul f6C+ ** 4
202 Mantis f6C * 1
203 Snail Trail f6A 1
204 Fatal Poison Whisper f6A ** 5
  Jura Jura
206 Get Yer Leg Over f4 1
207 La Jura Jura f7C+ *** 1
  Bumpy Boulder
209 Snap f4 6
210 Scottish Friction f4+ 1
211 Crackle f4+ 2
212 Pop f4 3
  Tory Boulder
214 Strong and Stable f4+  
215 Bogsit Deal f4+  
  Roughcast Boulder
217 Rumpty Bumpty f6B 1
218 Puddles of Deception f6B+ 1
219 Rumble Crumble f6B+ 1
  Beak Bloc
221 Hollow Bones f6B 2
222 Blood Beak f7A 1
223 Sea Eagle
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f6B 1
  Baccy Bloc
225 Good Baccy f6C *** 3
226 Bad Baccy f7B+ *** 1
227 Scoopy f5+ 2
  *** OTHER AREAS ***
  Atlantic Adventure Boulder (Atlantic Corrie)
230 Atlantic Traverse f5  
231 Atlantic Arete f4  
  Little Dumby (Orval Jumble)
233 Horse Punch f4+ 3
234 Conan the Barbarian f6B * 1
235 Camel Punch f6A+ 2
236 Conan the Destroyer (Project) f7A *** 1
  Harris Bay Seawall
238 Air Max's Not Included f4+ * 1
239 Sea-Beastie-Ality f6B ** 1

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