Climbs 30
Rocktype Granite

Faces E

Stormy day on the slabs. © DaveAtkinson

Crag features

Provides enojoyable climbing in the lower grades on the Aberdeen coastline.
Clear of birds, superb rock.

Approach notes


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Birds: Beware of, and avoid, angry Herring gulls nesting on common exit to Airegin, Ostrichism etc. nest can easily be checked from the crag top (28 May 2016). May be a one-off nest, maybe not, please be considerate to the nesting birds and also be aware bird spotters regularly frequent the area.

Large occupied Herring gull nest with angry dive bombing parents, situated on a tiny gendarme on the common easy exit to Ostrichism, Airegin etc. 3 eggs on 28/5/16. Best avoided until nest unoccupied, easy to check from the top
pebblespanker - 31/May/16
Looks like a good areae. Will you be filling in some of the route details soon please? Cheers Ian Jones
Ian Jones - 26/Nov/08
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1KlacktovededsteneD *57
2Easy FaultM 23
3Amen Corner
D *125
4Central AreteMS *1
5OrnithologyD **128
D *59
D **113
S *72
9Slab VariantHVS 5a 2
HS *75
11Groovin' High
S **117
12Trou PerfectionE4 6a *1
13Nagless Crack
E3 6a *3
14The Truth Hurts
E5 6b ***1
15Vulture Squadron
E2 5c **13
S *25
E2 5b *6
18Pocket Wall
E1 5b **19
19Golden Handshake
E4 6b **2
HVS 5b *10
21Whispering Wind
E2 5c 3
D 11
S 9
24Three Steps
S 5
25The Iron Mare
VS 4b *3
26The Chute
HS *5
27Doo's Chimney
S 5
S 5

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