Climbs 185
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 650m a.s.l
Faces N

First light on Beinn Eighe © jameshiggins

Crag features

The Triple Buttresses of Beinn Eighe, located in the stunning Coire Mhic Fherchair (pronounced byn ae and corry vic ere kair) are 300m high sandstone capped with quartzite cliffs.

Many classic three star winter and rock routes,

including :

Central Buttress (S, V)

Pale Diedre

Angle Face

Approach notes

Beinn Eighe is a nature reserve on National Trust for Scotland land.

As does Grooving High
Captain Solo - 28/May/11
The Pale Diedre appears twice ^
Andy Moles - 15/May/11
henry mcelroy about 12 hrs to do all three finishing in torridon!
pierro - 26/Nov/06
Do not expect easy routefinding on Central Buttress; every one that climbs it seems to find a different line. And don't go near it if you don't know you can finish it; retreat would be a loose nightmare.
Jamie B. - 04/Oct/05
sorry to see there is no comments, we were looking at walking this at the end of august, setting off from kinlochewe and finishing at torridon how long do you think it will take at an average pace?
henry mcelroy - 07/Jul/04
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Far East Wall) 
2Nightcap Groove
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HVS 5b  
3Nightcap Groove
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VI 7  
4Morning Wall
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VS  
5Sidewinder
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S 4a  
6Sidewinder
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V 6  
7Glow Worm
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V 6 * 
8Sting
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HVS *1
9Sting
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VII 7 **1
10Sting Direct
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E1  
11Sunscream
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E5 *2
12Moonshine
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E4 ***10
13Angel Face
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E2 5c ***91
14Seeds of Destruction
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E3 5c ***5
15The Reaper
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E2 **2
16Sundance
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E2 * 
17SundanceVIII 8 ***14
18The Root of all Evil
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E2 * 
19Hydroponicum
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HVS  
20Hydroponicum
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VIII 8 **1
21Crazy EyesVIII 9 ***1
22Meccano
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E3  
23Rudolf
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E2 1
24Colgarra
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E3 **2
25Immortal Memory
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IX 9 ***2
26King of the Swingers
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E3 ** 
27Vishnu
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VII 6 ***2
28The Rising Son
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E2 ** 
29Daughter of the Dawn
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E3 **2
30Kami Kaze
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VS 4b * 
31Kami-kaze
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VI 7 ***35
32Fascist Groove Thang
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E7 **1
33Birth of the Cool
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E1 * 
34Ling Dynasty
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E5 ***7
35Groovin' High
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E1 ***95
36Sumo
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E3 ***29
37Body Heat
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E4 *1
38Body Swerve
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E4 *1
39Karaoke Wall
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HVS  
40Epilogue
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VS 5a  
41Divine Ambition
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E1  
42Far East Gully
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III 5  
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Eastern Ramparts) 
44The Trundler
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HVS 5a 1
45Cornice Groove
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VS 1
46Cornice Groove
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VI 7 *1
47Corniced Arete
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VS 1
48The Modern Idiot
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E1  
49Olympus
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VS 4c *3
50Olympus Winter
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VII 8  
51Claustrophobic Corner
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E1 5b * 
52The Ho Chi Min Trail
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E2 *** 
53Heavy Flak
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E1 * 
54The Great Wall of China
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E3  
55Turkish Delight
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E3 5c **2
56Feast of the East
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E1 * 
57Eastern Promise
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VS *1
58Eastern Promise
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VI 7 **5
59Seige Tactics
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E1  
60Rampart Wall
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HVS **1
61Rampart Wall
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VII 8 ***8
62Pale Rider
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E1 **9
63Pale RiderVIII 9 ***2
64Paleface Wall
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E3 * 
65The Pale Diedre
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E2 ***20
66BoggleE1 ***1
67Boggle
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VIII 8 ***4
68Tainted Galahad
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E2 **1
69Rampage
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E2  
70The Unknown Soldier
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E1 *1
71The Unknown Warrior
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VII 7 * 
72Forgotten Warrior
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HVS * 
73Samurai
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HVS  
74Samurai
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VII 7 *3
75Simpleton
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HVS *1
76Shang-High
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HVS  
77Shang-High
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VII 7 ***19
78Fear of the Dark
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E1 5b * 
79The Tower of Darkness
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E4 * 
80Fairytale Groove
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HVS 5a * 
81Fairytale Groove
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VII 8 2
82Happy Ever After
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E1  
83Gnome Wall
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HS 4a 1
84Gnome Wall
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V 7 * 
85The Gash
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VD  
86The Gash
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III 4  
87Gashtrognome
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VI 7 ** 
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(East Buttress-Sandstone Tier) 
89Icefall Start
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V 5 1
90Mango
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VS 1
91The Chimney
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VI 7 ** 
92Bloodstone Start
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S 1
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(East Buttress-quartzite tiers) 
94East Buttress
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D ***131
95East Buttress
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IV 5 ***124
96East Buttress (Left Hand)VD 1
97East Buttress (Left Hand)
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V 5  
98East Central Gully
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III *3
99East Central Gully, Direct start
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V 4 *6
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Central Wall) 
101East Central Ribs
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S 4a  
102East Central Ribs
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V 6  
103The Cool Cleft
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V 4 *2
104Assegai
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VS 5a ** 
105Assegai
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V 6  
106East Wall
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VI 7 * 
107East Wall
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S 1
108Fulmar Chimneys
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VD 1
109East Central Wall
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V 4 * 
110Patey's Direct Route
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HS 4b *** 
111Patey's Direct Route
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V 6  
112Pelican
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S * 
113Pelican
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VI 6 **2
114Condor Crack
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S 6 *** 
115Flight of the Condor
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VII 8  
116Flying Finish (to Central Buttress)
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HS  
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Central Buttress) 
118Central Buttress - Pigott's Route
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S 4b **38
119Central Buttress
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VI 7 ***84
120Central Buttress - VS Route
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VS ***81
121Longdrop Route (VS Route Direct Start)VS 4b 1
122The Generation Game
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E2 5c * 
123Hamilton's Route
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S 4a **34
124Hamilton's Route
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VI 6 **1
125Central Buttress - Grade IV Line
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IV 5 *** 
126Collie's Route
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IV 5  
127Parker's Route
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VD  
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Central Buttress-Sandstone Tier) 
129Central Reservation
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HVS  
130Swinging in the Rain
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HVS * 
131Central Corner - Winter
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VII 8  
132Puddock
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HVS * 
133Readymix
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S 3
134Slab Route
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D 2
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Central Buttress-Lower Quartzite Tier) 
136Porcine Connection
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E1 5a  
137Gallus
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E1 5a  
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Central Buttress-Upper Quartzite Tier) 
139Dusk
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E1  
140Nunn's RouteIV  
141West Central Gully
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VIII 7 ***1
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(West Buttress) 
143West ButtressS 4a *6
144West Buttress
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IV 4 ***84
145Corner Finish to West Buttress
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VS * 
146Corner Finish to West Buttress
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VI 7 * 
147Still Game
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VI 7 * 
148Right Hand Finish to West Buttress
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VD *1
149Right Hand Finish to West Buttress
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V 6 **5
150West Buttress Direttissima
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VII 8 ***3
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(West Buttress-Sandstone Tier) 
152Sideshow
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HVS  
153Cyclonic Westerly
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E3 **2
154Junior
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E1  
155Junior Direct Start
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E3 5c  
156RelayerVS  
157Senior
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HVS * 
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(West Buttress-Quartzite Tier,West Central) 
159Maelstrom
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HVS  
160Maelstrom
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VII 7 *1
161Balla na Gaoithe
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HVS 5a *1
162Earth, Wind and Fire
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HVS 1
163Blood, Sweat and Frozen Tears
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VIII 8 ***53
164Shoot the Breeze
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E2 ***2
165Shoot the Breeze (Winter)IX 8 ***5
166Chop Suey
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E1  
167Chop SueyVIII 8 ** 
168Bruised VioletVIII 8 ***2
169Force Ten
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E2 *** 
170Twilight Zone
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E2 5c ** 
171Wall of the Winds
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E1 *1
172Mistral
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E1 * 
173Mistral
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VII 7 ***5
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(West Buttress-Fuselage Wall) 
175Pension Plan
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V 7  
176Flying Fortress
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VS * 
177Flying Fortress
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V 7 * 
178Fuselage Wall
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S 4a  
179Fuselage Wall
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V 7 * 
180Fight or FlightV 6 **12
181The Ace
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VS 5a 1
182The Ace
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VI 7 **1
183Bombs Away
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V 7 1
184Fuselage Gully
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II *140
185The Upper Girdle
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S ***1
186The Upper Girdle
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VI 7 ** 
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Far West Buttress) 
188Far West Buttress
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S 4a  
189Far West Buttress
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V 6 **3
190Chocks AwayV 6 1
 Coire Mhic Fhearchair(Sail Mhor) 
192Ceum Grannda
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2 *4
193Morrison's Gully
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I 18
194White's Gully (No.3 Gully)
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II 1
195Smears for FearsV 4 **1
 Sgurr Nan Fhir Duibhe 
197The Black Carls1 *33
 Unsorted 
199Missing The CutIV 6 **1

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