Climbs 2
Rocktype Quartzite
Altitude 61m a.s.l
Faces NW

Crag features

aka "Onich Slabs"

Mark Bull wrote: I've taken some beginners there and set up top ropes. The slab with the belay stakes is a reasonable height (25m) but quite narrow. It can be climbed by a variety of lines around VD/S. The lines could be led but gear is sparse. I think there are some harder routes recorded in a guidebook (maybe Highland Outcrops?): these must be further right and I didn't investigate.

Approach notes

Parking is a problem: perhaps the best option is by the church in Onich. Walk about half a mile westwards along the main road, then take a track on the right (with a footpath signpost IIRC). A few hundred metres up the track a path goes off right into the trees and over a fence. The belay stakes are just to the left, and the rather muddy descent path on the right.

The recorded routes further right are now massively overgrown and would require gardening on an industrial scale. Please note: although certain providers use this as a practice crag for crampon work, it should not be seen as a dry-tooling venue as the gentle angle makes axes superfluous. Please also park at the shop at Onich, not next to the house at the bottom of the track.
Jamie B - 01/Mar/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Left hand slab * D 12
Climb name Grade
2 Right hand slab * M1 15
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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