Climbs 77
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces NW

Fergus launching across the 'flying hand traverse' on Thunderbird © The Big Sender

Crag features

Horizontal breaks, sandstone with pebbles (grit-like) and clean rock.

Approach notes

Seen from the road in the glen; northwest-facing. The uppermost of three tiers, the crag is set in a majestic setting. The approach has improved greatly as a path has now formed - see photo.

The approach via the gully to Glac Dhorc is hideous, the 'path' doesn't help really. Worth avoiding in favour of a route up/down the ridge as mentioned by Katherine. Pick a zig zag line through the outcrops.
DougSt - 10/Apr/15
Great crag once you get there! The approach via the gully as described in Gary Latter's book was awful! Climbing at Western Sector only, we found an alternative descent route through the broken ground at the north-west corner. This was much better, and I'd use that as an approach route in future, either parking in the trees below Liathach or near the bridge on the main road towards Annat.
Katherine Ross - 15/Jun/14
"Dolphin Friendly", "Bleached Whale", "Wriggle" and "Archangel" all under bedrock buttress as opposed to SMW. "Kelvinator" next to "Sandstorm" under main crag
Captain Solo - 10/Jun/13
"Heather said sunshine" and "Skye and Kyle against Trugs" under seana mheallan west as opposed to bedrock buttress.
Captain Solo - 10/Jun/13
The approach has improved greatly as a path has now formed - see photo.
Captain Solo - 07/May/13
An approach similar to that of Mordor, greeted by paridise. (could've just taken the giant eagles to start with)
felixyoung - 20/Oct/11
Have to agree with both comments. A horrible approach made worthwhile by the great climbing. I'll definately be returning.
Sutty22 - 18/Apr/11
Absolutely bloody ridiculously good outcrop climbing. Worth the grim approach.
Fiend - 11/Nov/08
Superb sandstone in a magnificent setting. The approach can best be described as a 40 degree swamp but the effort will be amply rewarded.
The Purple Pimpernel - 17/Oct/07
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 The Dark One E2 5b,5b *  
2 Seana Mheallan summit
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summit 1
3 Edge of Enlightenment
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E3 5c *** 4
4 Path of Righteousness
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E2 5c ** 5
5 Elbow Room
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HVS 5b *  
6 Dog-leg Crack
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E1 5a 1
7 Cornered
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S 3
8 A Touch too Much
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E3 5c *** 24
9 Seams Obvious
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E1 5b ** 39
10 Seams the Same
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HVS 5a ** 13
11 Looks Different HVS 5b 11
12 Sqeeze 'Em In
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E1 5b  
13 Wide Deceiver
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E1 5b *  
14 In The Groove
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HVS 5a * 4
15 Fistfighter
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E4 6a ** 6
16 Rock Around the Block
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E2 5c * 6
17 Shoot the Cuckoo
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HVS 5a * 1
18 Hunter Killer
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E4 6b *** 3
19 Exterminator
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E3 5c ** 7
20 Eliminator
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E3 6a * 2
21 The Deerstalker
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VS 4c ** 36
22 Route With a View
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HVS 5a * 26
23 Mark of a Skyver
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E2 5c ** 26
24 View to a Hill
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E1 5b * 7
25 Crack of Ages
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E2 5b ** 76
26 Sandwich
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E3 5c 1
27 Sandpiper
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HVS 5b ** 29
28 Sandstorm
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E3 6a ** 3
29 Thunderbird
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E3 6a ** 16
30 Present Tense E9 7a  
31 Kolus E8 6c  
32 The Torridonian E3 6a *** 64
33 Middle of the Road E3 5c ** 9
34 Left in the Lurch E1 5b ** 15
35 Dirty Dancing
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E2 5c 1
36 Skirting The Issue
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VS 4c 4
37 Forgotten Corner VS 4c  
38 Rejection HVS 5a * 3
39 Reject
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VS 5a 4
40 Rowantree Crack HVS 5a ** 22
41 Mackintosh Slab
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E1 5b 1
42 No Brats
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E2 5b  
43 Stag VS 4b 2
44 Hind VD 3
45 Neville the Hedgehog
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VS 5a * 4
  Seanna Mheallan West
47 Outswinger E2 5c * 7
48 Nasal Abuse
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E1 5b ** 29
49 Fish and Chips
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E1 5b ** 47
50 Hadrian's Wall
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E1 5b ** 34
51 Unmasked
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HS 4b ** 50
52 Clingfilm
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VD * 22
53 Off With Her Head
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VS 4b * 39
54 Skate HVS 5b * 41
55 Dolphin Friendly
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E1 5b ** 29
56 Bleached Whale
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E2 5c ** 29
57 The Age of Confusion
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E3 5c *** 13
58 Mechanical Sheep
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E2 6a *** 21
59 Clockwork Rat
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E2 5b * 8
60 Wriggle
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VS 4c 6
61 Archangel
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VS 5a * 29
62 Incognito E1 5b ** 16
63 Kelvinator E8 6c **  
  Bedrock Buttress
65 Porpoise Scandal
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E1 5c 3
66 The Knob
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HVS 5b * 11
67 Heather Said Sunshine
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HVS 5a * 10
68 Skye and Kyle against Trugs
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HVS 5a * 13
69 Fleeced HS 4c * 16
70 Terra Incognita E2 5c * 3
71 Lapland S 4a * 12
72 Quartz Warts
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S 4a * 14
73 The Black Queen
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S 4a 8
74 Sky Blue and Black * E3 6a * 1
75 Something Fine * E1 5b **  
76 Trench at Top * VD * 4
77 Polythene Bag *
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S 4b 3
78 Bedrock *
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S 4a 4
79 cairn Terrier * VS 5a * 5
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