Climbs 29
Rocktype Schist
Altitude 350m a.s.l
Faces SW

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Climbers on Salamander © Ron Walker

Crag features

The best climbing is found on Creag Ghlas west buttress which starts about 350 metres altitude.

Must Do Route :
Glass Slipper VS 4c
Salamander HVS 5a

Approach notes

Please park over the bridge on the left hand
side rather than at the end of the track? Just in case a few cars end up blocking access.
Mountain bike from road end to track below main crag. Steep clamber up to Creag Ghlas.

A brilliant crag that deserves more love (especially as it's so easy to give them a quick broddle when abseiling). We gave Spoils of War and Hall of Mirrors a decent clean after leading. Victory Crack and Chameleon were fairly clean, but also got a quick scrub on the way down. The walk up is short but brutal!
DannyC - 17/Jun/19
The spike at the top of the first pitch of Hall of Mirrors is now gone. The belay next to it was good thankfully. Rather arse twitching at the time...
Smelly Fox - 24/Jun/18
Walk up from the track is some of those tick infested country I've ever encountered.
Mike-W-99 - 04/Jun/16
Spoils of War and Victory Crack given a quick clean Aug 2013. Didn't spend that much time on it, pulled or snipped some tufts of heather.
Captain Solo - 15/Aug/13
Hall of Mirrors (both pitches, ab still good) and The Lizard both cleaned Oct 2012.
Captain Solo - 11/Oct/12
Brilliant crag with some of the best slab and crack climbing in Scotland.
Drexciyan - 01/Apr/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Moon Safari
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E2 5b ** 11
2 Gloaming Wall
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MVS 4b * 3
3 Glazed and Confused E1 5b ** 6
4 Spider in a Dark Dark Room
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E1 5b ** 7
5 Centipede Crack
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HVS 5b * 1
6 Prix Choc
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E2 5c  
7 Super Discount
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E3 6a *  
8 Beware the Greeks
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E3 6a *  
9 Tales of the Old Days
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E5 6b ***  
Climb name Grade
10 The Unknown Soldier E7 6b *  
11 Victory Crack
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E3 6a ** 24
12 Garibaldi
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E3 6a  
13 Spoils of War E1 5b ** 20
14 Salamander HVS 5a *** 120
15 The Lizard HVS 5a * 8
16 Chameleon
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E2 5c ** 4
17 Toad Hall
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E2 5b ** 8
18 Bearded Lady E2 5b  
Climb name Grade
19 Hall of Mirrors E2 5b *** 28
20 Cut Glass E3 5c ** 1
21 Ugly Sisters E3 5c ** 1
22 Glass Slipper VS 4c * 28
23 Thumper Groove IV 5 * 1
24 Evening Arete
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VS 4c ** 5
25 Spare Rib
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VS 4c,5a 2
  East Buttress
27 Oh Dear HS 4b 2

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