Climbs 25
Rocktype Mica schist
Altitude 150m a.s.l
Faces S

Dave MacLeod on Body Swerve 8c, The Anvil, Loch Goil © Hot Aches Images

Crag features

On the southern flank of Ben Vorlich close to the road, just above the power station, this crag offers excellent sunny routes on an impressive slabby wall. Several 3-star routes Charge of the Light Brigade(E35c), White Meter(E45c) and Autumn Arete(HVS) give fine climbing.

Approach notes

Park beyond the Power Station in a large layby (good tea-bar usually in residence) and go under the railway and gently uphill along the tarmac track for 30 minutes to the sub station. The crag is just beyond on the right.

Brilliant little crag. The main slab routes are as good as any of the best slab climbing in the UK. Steady walk and pleasant situation if you don't mind the substation, too.
Fiend - 01/May/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Current Affair E2 5c ** 9
2 The pylon effect E2 5c ** 5
3 Charge of the Light Brigade E3 5c *** 11
4 White Meter E4 5c *** 8
5 Flab Route VS 4b 3
Climb name Grade
6 Power to the people
E3 5c * 2
7 silver soles E2 5b * 2
8 Autumn Arete HVS 4c ** 6
9 The Economist f6C+ 1
10 Triple X f5 1
Climb name Grade
11 Wired For Sound E1 5b,4c 10
12 Live Coverage
E1 5b * 6
13 Splinters VS 4c * 1

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