Climbs 64
Rocktype Gneiss
Altitude 261m a.s.l
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Ruthven boulder in great winter nick. © Fiend

Crag features

Pristine often Sharp Gneiss on the well travelled problems...expect to lose skin!!!

Landings tend to be flat and good. 

There are hundreds of potential links and eliminates, not all are worthwhile. If in doubt of the main lines look at the number of logged ascents here or refer to the guidebook.






Approach notes

From the A9 just south of Inverness take the turning toward Fort Augustus B851 toward the Village of Farr, keep going through Brinmore untill you reach Crouchy there is a Sign for Loch Ruthven Nature Reserve. follow this down the single track road and use the Reserve Car Park.

The road gets incredibly icey in winter, drive carefully and best to have winter tyres on!




Access Advice

 It must be noted that the Ruthven Boulder is on RSPB land, Loch Ruthven Nature Reserve{The carpark we use} is designated as a Special Protected Area (SPA), RAMSAR and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

Please treat this location with the respect it deserves.

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