Climbs 50
Rocktype Mica schist
Altitude 100m a.s.l
Faces S

Left-hand Crack, Kingussie Crag © Grahame N

Crag features

Many routes on theis slabby, smooth mica schist.

However, tends to be hard to protect.

Routes up to 50m in length.

Approach notes

The route to the crag is no longer as the guidebook says; instead you follow signs from near the caravan park's entrance. Also, the belay bolts mentioned in "Highland Outcrops" are long gone - take some long slings to build belays round boulders!
MatthewV - 02/Sep/12
Top area for top roping and single pitch leading. Grades for everyone. Great views of Strathspey and surrounding area. Best route there is probably The Groove. Pity it's so short.
Mick Townshend - 08/Jun/06
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Lower Tier, Side Wall 
2Hole in One
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E4 6a  
3Bolt Ladder of the Flake
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E3 5c 3
4Bolt Revolt
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E4 5c  
5The Flake
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HVS 5a **11
6Block Buttress
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E2 5c *2
7Devil's Staircase
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M 18
8The Nose
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none 5b  
9Slanting Crack
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HVS 5a *15
10Direct Route
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HVS 5a 11
11Hanging Crack
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HVS 5b 6
12Green Wall
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none 5c  
13Hole in the Wall
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none 5c 2
14Checker
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VD 16
15The Bolts
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VS 5b 8
 Lower Tier, Front Face 
17Green Rib
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D 14
18Yellow Groove
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MS 6
19Groove Above
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MS 8
20Spare Rib
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MS 10
21Freeway
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VD 16
22Corrugated Slab
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VD 24
23Albatross
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MS 43
24Tennis Shoe
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VD **127
25Classic Crack
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D **219
 Upper Tier, Front Face 
27Finale
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VD 83
28Deputy Dawg
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HVS 5a 18
29Leftover
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E2 5c *17
30Left-Hand CrackE1 5b *119
31Central Wall
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E2 5b 19
32Right-Hand Crack
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HVS 5a **256
33Far Right Crack
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none 5c 8
34The Block Direct Start
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S 84
35The Block
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VD 129
36Grooved Arete Direct Start
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VS 5b 11
37Grooved Arete
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VS 4c 86
38The Groove
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HS **392
39Quartz Wall
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VS 4c 134
40The Edge
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VD *203
41The Slab
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D **248
42Capped CornerMS *146
43Mango Rib
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VD 43
44Little Crack
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D 117
45Little Wall Direct
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VD 192
46Little Wall
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D *106
47Pullover
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S 74
48First Pull
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VS 4c 108
49El Crappo *VS **2
50Life of Riley *E2 5b *5
51Zigzag Rat *E2 5b 1
52Ring-Pull *
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E1 5b * 
53Left-Hand Crack (Deputy Dawg finish) *HVS 5a 2
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