Climbs 106
Rocktype Gneiss
Altitude 80m a.s.l
Faces W

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Morgan getting baked on The Pillar. © The Big Sender

Crag features

A domed hillside of immaculate gneiss crags, which offer some of the best low-level cragging in the Northwest Highlands.

In spite of the endless 'dire' puns in route names, locals pronounce the place "DEE-a-beg".

As previous comments; restaurant in Diabaig is fantastic and 60m ropes get you down from the tat at the top. Bolts at 1/3 height ledge in place as of April 2019...not entirely sure why.
spidermonkey09 - 24/Apr/19
There's now a fantastic restaurant in the village, well positioned for a post climb meal and beer - but it's advisable to book if you want a table.
planetmarshall - 12/Sep/15
Watch out for ticks of the unwelcome type. The path is crawling with them.
Mike-W-99 - 06/Jun/12
60m ropes will get you down in one go from the top of Black Streak on the Main Cliff
mtempest - 04/Jun/11
It's hard to imagine a more perfect crag. Absolutely stunning!
Tom Last - 07/Aug/10
Just awesome. The Pillar, Northumberland Wall, Black Streak and Route 2 made for possibly the best day's cragging I've ever done.
Andy Moles - 10/Jun/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Little Pillar
2 Proud Arete HS 4a ** 2
3 Feel Euphoria
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E1 5b * 1
4 Periwinkle
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VS 4c * 1
  Red Slab
6 Gneiss Jugs
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VS 4c  
7 The Red Slab
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VS 4c *  
  Approach Walls
9 The Mynch HVS 5b  
  The Pillar
11 Diabaig Corner E1 5b * 4
12 Diabaig ,The Hard Way E5 6b ** 1
13 Dire Wall E2 5b *** 33
14 The Pillar E2 5b *** 363
15 Dire Straights E2 5b *** 32
16 Dire Straits (Diabolic Finish) E3 6a **  
17 Upper Corner HVS 5a *  
18 The Frieze HVS 5b * 1
  The Little Big Wall
20 An Eyeful
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E3 5c 1
21 An Armful E4 5c *  
22 The Gritty Finish
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E4 6a 1
23 Once Upon a Time in the Wild West E5 6a * 1
24 Calcite Corner E1 5b * 1
25 Final Demand
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E3 5c *  
26 Local Hero
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E6 6a **  
27 Rubblesplitskin
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E3 5c ** 24
28 Edgewood Whymper
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E4 5c ** 8
29 Feelin' Groovy
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E3 5c * 1
  The Red Wall
31 An Offensive Man
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E1 5a 1
32 In Crisis E3 5b *  
33 Animal Magic E2 5b ** 7
34 Nature's Way E5 6a **  
35 Porpoise Pun
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E3 5c ** 6
36 Batwing
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E3 5c 1
37 Dental Trauma
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HVS 5a 1
  Middle Buttresses
39 Atomic Bimble VS 5a 2
Climb name Grade
40 Pointless Eliminates
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E2 5c  
41 Dire Leg
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VS 4c  
  The Main Cliff
43 Dead Mouse Crack
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VS 5a * 4
44 Dead Mouse Crack (Dire Finish)
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E1 5c *  
45 Emerald
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HVS 5a * 1
46 Dire Arete
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E1 5b  
47 Apprentice Bhoys
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S 4a * 2
48 The Grunter
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VS 4c * 10
49 The Grunter - Right Finish VS 4c **  
50 Gamhnachain's Crack
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HVS 5b 2
51 Perfect Days E2 5c **  
52 Route Three
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E1 5b ** 81
53 Brimstone
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E2 5c *** 40
54 Brimstone Direct E2 5c ***  
55 Northern Sky HVS 5a **  
56 Route Two
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HVS 5a *** 461
57 Northumberland Wall
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E2 5c *** 164
58 The Afterglow
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E4 6a ** 3
59 Wall of Flame E4 6a *** 25
60 The Black Streak
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E1 5c *** 279
61 Verve E2 5c *  
62 Going Home
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E1 5c 3
63 Route One
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HVS 5b ** 112
64 Foil
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VS 5a * 69
65 Spirit HVS 5a *  
66 The Dominie
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E1 5b * 7
67 Big Glossy Book Route
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S 4a * 1
68 Bogie E2 5b * 7
69 Evasion
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VS 4c * 49
70 Three Old Men VS 4b  
  The Condome
72 Congruent D *  
73 Consensus D *  
74 Condescending D **  
75 Confluent HS 4b *  
76 Contiguous VS 5a *  
77 Conflagration E3 5c **  
78 Condome/Instant Muscle
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E4 6a *** 9
Climb name Grade
79 Fisherman's Dream E6 6b **  
80 The Con-Con
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E1 5b ** 71
81 Rough Justice (The Con-Con Direct)
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E2 5c ** 13
82 Uncaught Silver VS 4c  
83 Stars So Close HVS 5a *  
84 Shunned
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HVS 5a 1
  The South Wall (Charlie's Dome)
86 Dire Wolf
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E1 5c *  
87 Terrier Trauma
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E3 6a  
88 Collie's Corner
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HVS 5a * 1
89 Jeemy VS 4c *  
90 Wee Eck VD *  
91 Ma Broon's Variations VS 4c *  
92 The Witch Is Dead E3 6a *  
93 Broon's Wall
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HVS 5b ** 3
94 Charlie's Tower
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VS 4c * 39
95 Charlie's Tower - correct location HS 4b **  
96 Soapy Soutar E1 5b **  
97 Jings E1 5b *  
98 Crivens VS 4c *  
99 Boab's Corner VS 5a ** 101
100 Oor Wullie
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E1 5c * 2
101 Help ma Boab E2 6a *  
102 Hull Wall
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E1 5b **  
103 Yew-tree Wall VS 4c  
104 Apprentice Route
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S 4a * 1
105 Bromide
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HVS 5b *  
106 Plunge
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HVS 5b  
107 Deputy Dawg
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S 3
108 Musky
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VD  
109 Like Pine Bark
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VD  
  Upper Slabs
111 Continuation Route
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VS 4b  
112 The Gooseberry S  
113 The Mancunian Question
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HS 4b  
114 Top Cat VS 4b  
115 West Rib 3 ** 11

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