Climbs 29
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 8m a.s.l
Faces SE

Ryan keeping his cool on a runout "HVS 4c" © Chris wilson

Crag features

Fine place to climb on the Aberdeen coast line, with view over to Slain's Castle.
Excellent cliff - large number of routes < 20m in length.
Bottom of some routes tend to weep.
Must Do : The Weight (HS); Albatross (S)

Can easily be combined with Meikel Partans which is right next door.

Approach notes

Tidal at the north end, but the south end is sheltered from rough seas.
Awkward descent - abseil may be preferred.
Beware of nesting birds

You would also have to be REALLY nervous to want to abseil..
Jamie B. - 28/Sep/05
The Weight is Hard Severe, and fairly poky at that.
Jamie B. - 14/Sep/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
VS 4c 9
2Male Menopause
HVS 4c 4
E2 5b *9
4The Excited Atom
E1 5b *27
5Particle Accelerator
E2 5b 8
HVS 4c 20
7Last of the Summer Wine
E2 6a *7
8Norah Batty
E3 6a  
E4 5c *2
10The Knacker's Yard
E2 5c *2
11Knacker's Crack
E1 5b **24
E3 5c 1
13Ledge Route
VD 14
14Oh Well Part Two
HVS 5a 11
15Oh Well
HS 33
16Bird's Nest Route
S *53
17Birds Nest Route Direct FinishHS 4b **14
18Bones Corner
VS 4c 16
VS 4b **60
20The Shield
E1 5b 20
S **101
22The WeightHS ***118
23Billy the Kid
HVS 5b **54
24The Cowboy
E2 5c 2
25The Shaft
VS 4c 4
26Girdle Traverse
VS 4c 1
27Left Out Route
HS 4
28Left Edge RouteVD 1
29Route One
VD *8

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