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Climbs 38
Rocktype Gneiss
Altitude 9m a.s.l
Faces W

Crag features

Gogarth meets Sheigra. The crag consists of a very steep west facing 40m wall and a couple of south facing stepped walls (aka The Burnished Walls). Despite some big guano ledges no sea birds appear to nest on the Main Wall (probably too scared), but on The Burnished Walls there are a few shags right of Rolling Foam and the odd fulmar on a grassy ledge.

Approach notes

Approach 40 minutes, but may take a bit longer the first time!
Although it doesn

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Approach 40 minutes, but may take a bit longer the first time!
Although it doesn’t look far on the map the approach feels fairly complex and the ground is quite rough. Take the single track Achmelvich road from the B869 Lochinver to Stoer road and after about 1km turn left down a narrow road (signposted footpath to Baddidaroch). Park at the top of the hill where the tarmac ends. This is the same parking as for Loch Dubh Crag. Continue along the new track; go through a gate and after 250m look out for a small stream coming in from the right. A very vague path follows the stream past some ruined crofts and then onto the open ground above. Cross a fence and continue following the stream to a narrow lochan. From here head west over ridges and drainage channels until the ground starts dropping down to the sea. If you’re lucky then off to the left you’ll spot a large, heather covered mound at the end of a ridge running out to sea. This is the top of the crag. Dropping down to the left (facing out) allows a good view of The Burnished Walls with the Main Crag beyond. There’s also a handy small steam near the viewing point.

Shags nesting under Rolling Foam et al again this year. Best avoided until late in the year.
gforce - 02/May/17
Unfortunately Shags are nesting under Mega Flake, Shades of Glory and Rolling Foam this year. Please avoid these routes till end of July.
Ean T - 03/Jul/14
Updated topo is now here:
Ean T - 20/Sep/12
Route descriptions and topo available here
Ean T - 29/Jul/12
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