Climbs 90
Rocktype Rhyolite
Altitude 400m a.s.l
Faces SE

Freak out © mikemartin

Crag features

The most westerly of the Glencoe Three Sisters has five crags on its East Face all facing south-east. The Lower West Face offers Freakout(E4) and Spacewalk (E5) both Glencoe 3-star classic routes. Barn Wall offers easy climbs and Weeping Wall offers excellent harder routes. Terrace Face contains the classic Archer Ridge a classic 3-star Severe. The uppermost, the Far East Buttress, is more of a walk and so much quieter. It offers some good climbing, including the very pleasant Nirvana Wall (Severe).

Approach notes

Park opposite the lower nose of Gearr Aonach at the lower of the two car parks, and drop down to the path that leads directly across the footbridge and heads steeply uphill towards Stob Coire nan Lochan. A smaller path breaks off to cross the river and reach the foot of the crags (30-40 minutes).

Be aware that the SMC topo is incorrect for section of wall with Spider etc on. The descriptions are not quite right either (it mentions going to the belays of certain routes but its not quite right) and the tree is very dead and not visible from the ground.
arose - 25/Apr/15
lots of mistakes on here
submariner - 29/May/12
Curved Crack Severe** and Quiver Rib Diff on the East face - interesing climbs which an even more interesting descent route. Not for the faint hearted!
Angela McGuckin - 16/Oct/06
You can also scramble down and left along the the ledge from the tree. Again, care required.
Jamie B. - 14/Jul/05
The dilapidated tree above Weeping Wall mentioned in the guide for abseiling off (as alternative to top pitch of Spider) looks well dodgy and totally unsuitable for abseiling. Best top out and combine with some great routes above.
Jon Earnshaw - 22/Apr/03
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Lower Walls
2 Daredevil E1 5b * 1
3 Lady Jane
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E2 5b *** 89
4 Sir Chancelot
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E2 5c * 30
5 Blast-Off E1 5b * 1
6 Lament
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S ** 18
7 The Challenge E3 6a * 1
  Weeping Wall
9 Rowan Tree Wall
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VD * 36
10 The Fly E3 5b * 7
11 Spider HVS 5a ** 74
12 Spider Right-Hand VS 4c *** 91
13 Solitude E3 5b *** 26
14 Short But Sweet E2 5c * 2
15 Quietude
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HVS 5a ** 30
16 Weeping Wall Route
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S ** 54
17 The Long Crack
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HS ** 225
18 The Straight Climb
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VS 4b ** 17
19 Curving Crack
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S ** 121
20 Eve's Arete
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VD ** 98
21 Drainpipe Corner
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S 16
  Terrace Face
23 Quiver Rib D *** 277
24 Slings & Arrows
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HVS 5a 1
25 Arrow Wall S ** 44
26 Wounded Knee
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S ** 29
27 Archer Ridge
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S *** 288
28 Archer Ridge Direct
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S ** 36
29 De Vreemde Stap
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HVS 5b ** 10
30 The Gut VS 4c * 9
31 Terrace Arete HS 4b ** 26
32 Two Step Arete VS 4b * 2
  Lower North-East Nose
34 Turnspit VS * 2
35 The Chant Of Jimmy Blacksmith E5 6a * 1
36 Boomerang
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HVS 5a ** 17
37 Zodiac Mindwarp E7 6c  
38 Freak Out
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E4 6a *** 72
39 Supernova
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E6 6b *** 2
40 Crocodile
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E3 6a *** 64
41 Spacewalk
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E5 6b ** 26
42 Original Route
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S * 4
  Far Eastern Buttress
44 Rough Slab
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S 13
45 Orient Express IV 5 * 3
46 Eastern Slant III 4 * 24
47 Eastern Promise
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E1 5b ** 22
48 Nirvana Wall HS 4b *** 74
49 Yen VD * 3
50 Japseye Variation VI 6 * 1
51 Satori
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VS 4b ** 12
52 Shibumi VS 4b ** 17
53 North East Nose D 1
54 Farewell Arete
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VD * 14
  Barn Wall
56 Bowstring
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D * 49
57 Barn Wall Route M 30
58 Quickdraw E1 5b * 1
59 Hesitation
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HVS 5a ** 13
60 Anonomous
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S 2
61 Lower Bow
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M * 24
62 Little Boomerang
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VS 4c 1
63 Slowhand M *  
64 Bivvy Wall E4 5c ** 8
65 No Name VS 5a * 2

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