Climbs 88
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 780m a.s.l
Faces W

Lurcher's Crag © JamesRoddie

Crag features

What was recorded as just a handful of gullies & buttresses above the Northern Lairig Ghru has recently become a major winter crag with over 80 routes and some summer scrambles. The crag can boast fantastic ice build ups and Central Gully in good nick is a must! There are now many mixed routes giving a good early season alternative to busy Northern Corries. Recent routes have not been given stars but in the right conditions most will be good.

Route descriptions have been added and hopefully a topo will be available soon.

 

Approach notes

Accessed via the Chalamein Gap, though lots of routes are best accessed by descending from the top of Lurchers and Lurchers Gully. The walk in time is similar to Coire an Lochain.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  The Far Northern End to 'North Gully'
2 Left Hand Icefall III 15
3 Right Hand Icefall III 30
4 The Shepherd III 4 5
5 The Baby Dragon VI 6 1
6 Nirvana Fallacy III  
7 North Gully III * 115
  'North Gully' to 'Central Gully'
9 Ultramontane IV 5 * 1
10 Akita VI 7 * 1
11 Far from the Madding Crowd III 4 1
12 Robodog IV 5  
13 Ermine V 4  
14 K9 IV 4 * 22
15 Window Gully V 5 16
16 Tetraidekaphobia V 6  
17 Impulse VI 7  
18 Overdraft V 5  
19 Credibility Crunch V 7 *  
20 Arctic Monkey III 4 ** 4
21 Arctic Monkey (summer) 2 2
22 Shangri-La IV 4 *  
23 Beyul III 4 *  
24 El Dorado III 5 *  
25 Central Gully III 4 ** 141
  'Central Gully' to 'Diamond Gully'
27 Dotterel Direct VII 7 * 1
28 Electric Brae VI 7 * 1
29 Dotterel V 5  
30 Snowbird VI 7 * 1
31 Strictly Come Swimming V 6 * 1
32 Beagle Has Landed V 4  
33 Reindeer ridge III 4 *  
34 Je Suis Charlie III  
35 Have an Ice Day V 5 ** 1
36 The Force Awakens VI 6 * 1
37 St Bernard's Ridge IV 6  
38 101 Dalmations VII 7  
39 Blood Hound VII 6 ** 1
40 Summit Ridge II  
41 Summit Buttress (summer) 2 * 2
42 Wallydraigle III  
43 Dog Day Afternoon III 4  
44 Terrier III 4  
45 Dachshund IV 4 1
46 Diamond Gully IV 5  
  'Diamond Gully' to 'South Gully'
48 Sooty III  
49 Sweep III  
50 Sweep (summer)
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3 * 1
51 Soo III 4  
52 Ptarmigan Ridge III * 1
53 Ptarmigan Ridge (summer) 3 ** 3
54 Eskimo Gully II * 8
55 Doorway Ridge IV 5 *  
56 Doorway Ridge, Left Start II  
57 Doorway Ridge Variation III 4  
58 Doorway Ridge (summer)
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2 * 1
59 Perception Gully II  
60 Piggie in the Middle III 6  
61 Husky III 4 * 1
62 Fang III 5  
  'South Gully' to 'Deerhound Ridge'
64 South Gully I 35
65 Pinnacle Ridge II 6
66 Pinnacle Ridge (summer) 3 1
67 Skittles III 1
68 Ten Pins III 2
69 The Alley I  
70 Punchdrunk III *  
71 Punchdrunk Direct III 4 2
72 Pug Face II  
73 Drystane Ridge II  
74 Drystane Ridge (summer)
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M ** 3
75 Irish Wolfhound IV 6 4
76 Wolfstone Gully VI 7  
77 Collie's Route IV 5 1
78 Quinn III ** 9
79 Collie's Ridge II 5
80 Collie's Ridge (summer)
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M 1
81 Black Shuck III 1
82 Hound of the Baskervilles IV 5 *  
83 Bonzo Dog II  
  'Deerhound Ridge' to the Southern Boulder Field
85 Deerhound Ridge III 6
86 American Werewolves III  
87 Desperate Measures IV 4 4
88 Lupus III 5 1
89 Sirius IV 6 * 1
90 Canis Minor IV 5 1
91 Theory of Relativity VII 9 ** 1
92 Canis Major IV 7  
93 Wolfpack VI 7 2
94 Pup II  

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