Climbs 117
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces S

whipper for milky © Tom Russell

Crag features

The quick-drying Craig an t'Seabhaig at the Pass of Ballater provides some brilliant, steep climbs on generally excellent Cairngorm Granite.
Popular with Aberdonians - excellent wet weather alternative if Creag an Dubh Loch and Lochnagar are shrouded in cloud.
Surrounding woodland provides interesting flora and fauna - esp. ants.
Climbing possible Mar-Dec.
Must-dos: Peels Wall (E4 6a), Rattlesnake (E3 6a), Anger and Lust (E2 5c), Smith's Arete (E5 6a), Lucky Strike (VS 4c), Little Cenotaph (HVS 5b)

Approach notes

Erosion is a problem - please keep to obvious paths.

Restricted Access

May 17 - For the next couple of months, please avoid Jumbled Blocks Crack (and preferably the routes to either side) as a nesting pine marten with young has taken up residence.

 

Erosion is a problem - please keep to obvious paths.

Nesting birds with chicks at the top out of Giant Flake Route at present.
Lamb - 20/May/14
who keeps stealing the screwgate from the ab tat around the tree above blutered/giant flake route etc? please stop it. its petty and cheap.
mulletcocktail2000 - 16/Jun/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  WESTERN SECTION UPPER TIER
2 The Joke
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E3 6b  
3 Janus
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E4 6b ** 15
4 Cheap Trick
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E4 6b * 1
5 Left Hand Crack
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VS 4c 160
6 Right Hand Crack
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HVS 5a 126
7 Right Hand Crack Variation Finish E2 5b 28
8 Original Route
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VS 5a ** 393
9 Fingerwrecker
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HVS 5c * 57
10 Wrecker's Traverse E3 5c ** 16
11 Peel's Wall
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E4 6a *** 105
12 Peel's Wall - Right Hand Finish
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E4 6a ** 4
13 Lines' Hybrid E7 6c **  
14 Smith's Arete
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E5 6a *** 35
15 Idiot Nation E5 6b  
16 Dod's Dead Cat E2 5c * 111
17 Little Cenotaph
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HVS 5b ** 460
18 Pink Wall HVS 5a ** 237
19 Green Laughter
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HVS 5b 50
20 Flibbertigibbet
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VS 4c 66
21 Green Wall
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HVS 5a 10
22 Swine Before Pearls
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VS 4c 19
23 Jackdaw Groove
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HVS 4c 33
24 Jackdaw's Edge E3 5c 5
25 Crumbling Dice E2 5c 37
26 Black Custard - left hand start
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E3 5c 3
27 Black Custard
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E1 5b *** 391
28 High Steppa
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E2 6a ** 87
29 First Slip
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HVS 5a 46
30 Jam Crack
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S * 118
  WESTERN SECTION MIDDLE TIER
32 BO
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VD 54
33 Swivel Head
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D 123
34 Rightguard
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D 108
35 Aftershave
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S 153
36 Aftershave Direct Finish HS 4b * 22
37 Skidmarks
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HVS 5b 9
38 Razor's Crack
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VS 4c * 376
39 Razor Back E2 5c 4
40 Jumbled Blocks Crack
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VD 464
41 Ping Pong
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S 496
42 Close Shave HVS 5a 78
43 Brut
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VS 5a 309
44 Brutal E1 5c 5
45 Stinker
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E1 5b ** 287
46 Fungus Face
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E1 5b 103
47 Cowardie-Custard HVS 5a 93
48 Lime Chimney
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VD 333
49 Ton Ton Macoute
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E5 6b 17
50 Juniper Crush E5 6a 4
51 Cavemen Go Clubbing E4 5c 1
52 Lucky Strike
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VS 4c *** 538
53 She's Not So Special E1 5b 3
54 Pretzel Logic
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E3 5c ** 81
55 Dubh Clais E4 6a  
56 Rattlesnake
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E3 6b *** 37
57 Rattlesnake High Start E2 5c 4
58 Supercreeps
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E1 5b * 50
59 Scary Monsters
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VS 4c * 29
60 Silent Spring
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E1 5a ** 132
61 Silent Spring Direct Start
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E2 5c 1
62 Medium Cool
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VS 4c ** 257
  WESTERN SECTION LOWER TIER
64 Wiry Masters
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HVS 4c 9
65 Tough's Brush E2 5a 7
66 Snowflakes E2 5b  
67 The Dance of the Wu-Li Masters
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E1 5b 6
68 The Dance of the Wu-Li Masters Direct Finish
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E2 6a * 3
69 The Dance of the Wu-Li Masters Right-Hand Finish
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HVS 5b  
  CENTRAL SECTION
71 Private Parts E6 6b ** 3
72 Captain Copout
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E4 6a ** 12
73 General Anaesthetic E5 6c ** 3
74 Local Anaesthetic E4 6a **  
75 Isolation
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VS 5a 14
76 The Terrorist HVS 5a 7
77 Distemper E5 6b ** 5
78 Cold Rage
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E4 6a ** 53
79 Hot Temper E5 6b *** 8
80 Warm Love E5 6a ***  
81 Anger and Lust
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E2 5c *** 206
82 Anger and Lust Right-Hand Finish
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E4 6b *** 15
83 Lech Gates E4 5c ** 42
84 Orage E3 6b 1
85 Bottle of Smoke E4 6a * 3
86 Creak and Squeak
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HVS 5a 27
87 Mandrax
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VS 4c 23
88 The Splits
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HVS 5b 73
89 Giant Flake Route
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VS 4b * 244
90 Convoy
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VS 4c ** 139
91 Stoned Immaculate
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E5 6a * 24
92 Drambo
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E6 6a * 9
93 Drambo Direct E6 6a *** 3
94 Bluter Crack
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E4 6c 1
95 Bluter Groove
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E3 6b *** 32
96 Blutered
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E1 5a *** 221
97 Demon Drink
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E5 6b ** 26
98 Doctor Dipso
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E4 6a * 38
99 Hangover Wall
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E2 5c 45
100 Larup Head
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E3 5c ** 68
101 Alcoholics Anonymous
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E2 5b * 53
102 Bad Back Blues S 1
103 Back Slider E2 5b 11
104 Strawberry Ripple
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VS 5a * 184
105 Plane Slider
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E3 5b 7
  EASTERN SECTION
107 Chopped P.O.R.G.
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VS 5a 4
108 Shivers
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HVS 5a 7
109 Rock 'n' Roll
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HVS 5a 12
110 The Glaswegian Problem
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E1 5c 4
111 Press Up
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E1 5c 3
112 Wild Thing HVS 5c * 6
113 Corvid's Chimney
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VD 18
114 Jings
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HVS 5b ** 12
115 Help m'Bob
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E5 6c 1
116 Hairy Baboon
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E2 6a ** 3
117 Fat Doris
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E5 6b *  
118 Slender Loris
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E1 5c 7
119 Crivvens
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HVS 5a 5
120 Eek
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S 21
121 Sooty
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S 6
122 Aid My Robert
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VD 4
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