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UPDATE 13/05/23 : Owl nest with chicks on the route The Craic (Western Secion - Upper Tier). Avoid routes on this area for the time being. 


Bird nesting may happen during season (March-September). Please be vigilant and don't climb when they are present. 

Always check active bird bans on Mountaineering Scotland website

A direct finish to "Black Custard Left Hand".
Make contorting moves from the half-height ledge into the groove on the left until you can reach the hanging fin.


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Guidebooks for Pass of Ballater

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High E6
Mid E6
Low E6
High E5
Mid E5
Low E5
High E4
Mid E4
Low E4
High 7a
Mid 7a
Low 7a
High 6c
Mid 6c
Low 6c
High 6b
Mid 6b
Low 6b
Route of Interest
The Truth Hurts

Grade: E5 6b ***
(Graymare Slabs (Grey Mare))

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