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Climbs 50
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 400m a.s.l
Faces N

Upper ridge of Gearr Aonach, Glencoe © Jamie B

Crag features

The North Face of Gearr Aonach the middle of the Glencoe Three Sisters is an imposing crag on the nose of Gearr Aonach. Some good middle grade summer climbs are on the North Face, The North West and Upper North West Faces offer mainly winter climbing coming into condition quickly after snowfall.

Approach notes

From the River Coe footbridge(173564) follow the path to The Lost Valley and head right from below the zig-zag paths onto the frontal nose.

Any of the rock climbs here will feel quite adventurous compared to elsewhere in the Coe. This is not neccessarily a bad thing however...
Jamie B. - 11/Sep/05
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 The Easy Route 3 ** 15
2 The Easy Route
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III 2
3 Previous Conviction VS 4b 1
4 Preamble
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S * 6
5 Meander
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VD 2
6 Marathon Man S * 2
7 The Walk VD *** 4
Climb name Grade
8 The Cheek
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S ** 3
  North-East Face
10 The Zig-Zags
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I 215
11 Zig Zag (summer)
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1 * 7
12 Zig Zags Direct III 16
13 Hairy Kipper
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VD * 9
Climb name Grade
  West Face
15 999
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III ** 11
16 Rescue Team Gully
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II/III 1
17 Jim's Gully
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II 2
18 The Kneepad
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HVS 5a * 1
19 Snickers Boy VS 4b * 2

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