Climbs 16
Rocktype Schist
Altitude 1044m a.s.l
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Arrow Chimney IV pitch 3 on Meall nan Tarmachan (Creag an Lochan) for Hughes Mountaineering © Adam Hughes

Crag features

A peak with a number of crags down by the loch. 

Arrow Buttress is the steep prominent buttress first reached when crossing the dam. Routes start on the south face behind and just above the dam with several on the east side facing the lochan. There are several routes on Arrow Buttress the most obvious being the deep gully on the right that contains the route Dambusters.

Further North are the crags of An Innean, Coire nan Easan, An Caisteal, Y Gully & Coire Tuath. These lie 500m North of Arrow Buttress. The main face is 600m long and 200m high and is characterised by the following features (from left to right):

An Innean (The Anvil): a shapely buttress with a steep triangular base immediately below the summit.

Coire nan Easan: the hanging corrie with its distinctive waterfalls.

An Caisteal: The square tower on top of the ridge defining Coire nan Easan on the right.

Y Gully: Drains the central mass of lower angled broken ground to the right of An Caisteal.

Coire Tuath (North Coire): The northerly section of the face drained by a big right-facing corner.

Approach notes

Drive up to where the Ben Lawers visitor centre carpark used to be, there should be plenty space here.

Working on this, if the season permits hopefully have something by early 2016.
paulpitcher - 07/Aug/15
Is there a topo?
terrarob - 18/Dec/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Meall nan Tarmachan
2 Meall nan Tarmachan summit
summit 418
  Meall nan Tarmachan - South Top
4 Meall nan Tarmachan - South Top summit
summit 112
  Arrow Buttress
6 Arrow Chimney IV 3
7 Toxophily IV 4  
Climb name Grade
8 Planet Turf * III 1
9 The Dambusters III 3
10 Planet Fear VII 7  
  An Innean, Coire nan Easan, An Caisteal, Y Gully, Coire Tuath
12 South Gully I/II  
13 Summit Gully * II 1
14 Last Past the Post * III  
Climb name Grade
15 Fragile Fall IV 4  
16 Blanche * IV  
17 Turf Accountant * III  
18 Tote Gully, Icicle Entry * III 4  
19 Tote Gully *
20 Home Front IV  
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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