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Climbs 127
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces S

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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.

Access Advice

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.

October 17 - Pine marten nesting season is over. Crag is clear for access.

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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