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Ultimate Scottish Rock ticklist

contributed by Andy Moles Mar/11

300 of the best routes on the mountains, sea-cliffs and outcrops of Scotland.

Trimmed at the upper end of the grades to make it an attainable list for normal humans - you'll still be doing well to complete it!

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
Curved RidgeM ***804240mBuachaille Etive Mor
Afterthought AreteM ***368150mStag Rocks
Castle RidgeM **232?Ben Nevis
The Dubhs RidgeM ***326920mThe Dubh Slabs
A'Chir RidgeVD *254?A'Chir
Tower RidgeD ***1636600mBen Nevis
The Great RidgeD **111400mGarbh Bheinn, South...
Clach Glas - Blaven Traverse (Blabheinn)D ***368?Bla Bheinn
Pinnacle RidgeD ***462?Sgurr nan Gillean
East ButtressD ***135210mBeinn Eighe
North East ButtressVD ***286500mBen Nevis
Observatory Ridge (Summer)VD ***242500mBen Nevis
The South Ridge DirectVS 5a ***571?• 13Cir Mhor (South...
Cuillin Ridge TraverseVD ***1061?Cuillin Ridge...
East RidgeM ***76260m• 2Sgurr Dearg
Quiver RibD ***275?Aonach Dubh, East...
Crystal Ridge (Summer)D ***75120mCoire Sputan Dearg
Sou'wester SlabsVD **480110m• 5Cir Mhor (South...
Agag's GrooveVD ***1422105m• 4Buachaille Etive Mor
Crypt RouteVD ***201?Bidean nam Bian
SquarefaceVD ***421?Garbh Choire of...
Cioch NoseVD ***689200m• 7Sgurr a'Chaorachain
Arrow RouteVD ***72161m• 2Sron na Ciche
Wallwork's RouteVD ***120?Sron na Ciche
Naismith's RouteVD ***18235mAm Basteir
TidemarkS ***12?Cioch na-h-oighe
Recess RouteS ***268?The Cobbler
Punster's CrackS ***515?The Cobbler
January JigsawS ***67675m• 4Buachaille Etive Mor
Archer RidgeS ***285?• 3Aonach Dubh, East...
Savage SlitS ***61280m• 4Coire an Lochain...
Route IIS **7365m• 10Garbh Bheinn, North...
Mullenium DirectS 4a ***24200m• 4Indian Slab Crag
Eagle Ridge (summer)S ***638250mLochnagar
EcstasyS **895m• 4Carnan Ban
Cioch WestS 4a ***381215m• 7Sron na Ciche
RainmakerHS **1360mGearr Aonach, East...
Nirvana WallHS 4b ***74?Aonach Dubh, East...
Ardverikie WallHS 4b ***964185m• 6Binnein Shuas crag
Kubla KhanHS 4b **128?Binnein Shuas crag
ButterknifeHS 4b ***106?Garbh Bheinn, South...
Grey Slab (Summer)HS 4b ***90115m• 4Coire Sputan Dearg
The Talisman (Summer)HS 4a ***246100mCreag a'choire...
BlankVS 4b ***63130m• 3Rosa Slabs
Whither WhetherVS 4b ***17740mThe Cobbler
Spartan SlabVS 4c **772?Beinn Trilleachan...
The ChasmVS ***328450m• 16Buachaille Etive Mor
HiccupVS 4c ***78?Buachaille Etive Mor
May CrackVS 5a ***5335mBuachaille Etive Mor
Spider Right-HandVS 4c ***9145mAonach Dubh, East...
Fallout CornerVS 4b **179?Coire an Lochain...
Clean SweepVS 4c ***330?Hell's Lum
Scabbard (Summer)VS 4c ***70105m• 3Creag a'choire...
The MousetrapVS 4c ***192?Creag an Dubh Loch
Fionn ButtressVS 4c ***68240m• 11Carnmore Crag
IntegrityVS 4c ***66376m• 2Sron na Ciche
Shangri-LaVS 4c ***45?Sron na Ciche
Grand DiedreVS 4c ***30?Thearlaich-Dubh...
BlankistHVS 4c ***41?Rosa Slabs
HammerHVS 5a **434?Beinn Trilleachan...
Bludgers RevelationHVS 5a ***307137m• 6Buachaille Etive Mor
The BullroarHVS 5a ***50?Ben Nevis
CenturionHVS 5a ***589?Ben Nevis
A Likely StoryHVS ***5475m• 3Eagle Rocks
The Magic CrackHVS 5a ***344?Coire an t'Sneachda
Slochd WallHVS 5a ***15?Garbh Choire of...
CyclopsHVS 5a ***49?• 11Creag an Dubh Loch
GoliathHVS 5a **50?Creag an Dubh Loch
Direct Nose RouteHVS 5a **90226m• 9Sgurr an Fhidhleir
GobHVS 4c ***168105m• 4Carnmore Crag
Vulcan WallHVS 5a ***11466m• 3Sron na Ciche
The SnakeHVS 4c ***18?Sron na Ciche
West Flank RouteE1 5b ***129?Cir Mhor (South...
The PauseE1 5b ***336?Beinn Trilleachan...
PontoonE1 5b ***26100m• 3Buachaille Etive Mor
ApparitionE1 5b **17?Buachaille Etive Mor
UnicornE1 5a ***99?Stob Coire nan...
Yo YoE1 5b ***91?• 3Aonach Dubh, North...
The Big TopE1 5b ***94?Aonach Dubh, West...
TrapezeE1 5b **101?Aonach Dubh, West...
Minus One DirectE1 5b ***64?Ben Nevis
The NeedleE1 5b ***458260mShelterstone Crag
King RatE1 5c ***130?Creag an Dubh Loch
VertigoE1 5b **1570mBeinn a' Mhuinidh
Groovin' HighE1 ***5490m• 3Beinn Eighe
Jack the RipperE1 5b ***23280m• 3Stac Pollaidh
DragonE1 5b ***46105m• 4Carnmore Crag
Rites of PassageE1 5b ***1?Creag Druim Eadar...
Trophy CrackE1 5b ***82?Sron na Ciche
King CobraE1 5b ***22210m• 7Sgurr Mhic Coinnich...
The Long ReachE2 5b ***131?Beinn Trilleachan...
AgonyE2 5c ***20155m• 5Beinn Trilleachan...
ShibbolethE2 5b ***255167m• 7Buachaille Etive Mor
Lady JaneE2 5b ***7125mAonach Dubh, East...
TorroE2 5b ***81?Ben Nevis
The BatE2 5b ***65?Ben Nevis
King KongE2 5c ***35?Ben Nevis
The PincerE2 5b ***19?Garbh Bheinn, South...
SteepleE2 5c ***223250mShelterstone Crag
Alice SpringsE2 5c ***8?Creag an Dubh Loch
Angel FaceE2 5c ***47?Beinn Eighe
The Pale DiedreE2 ***20105m• 3Beinn Eighe
Shoot the BreezeE2 ***290mBeinn Eighe
SkydiverE3 6a ***11?Cir Mhor (South...
The Pinch DirectE3 5c ***33?Beinn Trilleachan...
CrocodileE3 6a ***64?Aonach Dubh, East...
KingpinE3 6a ***12?Bidean nam Bian
Temple of DoomE3 6a ***2?Bidean nam Bian
Titan's WallE3 5c ***36?Ben Nevis
The HarpE3 5c **7100mShelterstone Crag
HaystackE3 5c ***71?Shelterstone Crag
Black Spout WallE3 5c ***10?Lochnagar
Dream TicketE3 5c ***1460mBeinn a' Mhuinidh
SumoE3 ***2085m• 3Beinn Eighe
Fian GroovesE3 5c ***4110m• 4Carnmore Crag
SpockE3 5c ***25?Sron na Ciche
DilemmaE3 5c ***8?Sron na Ciche
UhuruE3 5c ***1570m• 2Sron na Ciche
EnigmaE3 5c ***4?Sron na Ciche
The Big LickE4 5c ***5180m• 6Creag Dubh Dibadale
OsirisE4 6a ***736mThe Cobbler
The New TestamentE4 4a,6a, ***9135m• 5Buachaille Etive Mor
Freak OutE4 6a ***72?Aonach Dubh, East...
The ClearancesE4 6a ***19?Aonach Dubh, North...
The Banana GrooveE4 6a ***9?Ben Nevis
WildernessE4 6a ***780m• 3Carnmore Crag
Expecting to FlyE4 6a ***2740mStac Pollaidh
The Risk BusinessE5 6a ***26120m• 4Creag A'Bhancair
Cupid's BowE5 6b ***785mShelterstone Crag
The Ascent Of ManE5 6b ***2?Creag an Dubh Loch
The Naked ApeE5 6b ***10?Creag an Dubh Loch
Voyage of the BeagleE5 6a ***15?Creag an Dubh Loch
Ling DynastyE5 ***7110m• 3Beinn Eighe
The Orange BowE5 6a ***435mCarnmore Crag
Stairway to HeavenE5 6a ***12?Bla Bheinn
StoneE5 6a ***8185m• 7Sron Ulladale...
Walking on AirE6 6c ***260m• 2Stac Pollaidh
The Sleeping CrackE6 6b ***-?• 2Cir Mhor (South...
KelpieE6 6b ***-45m• 2Garbh Bheinn, South...
The Run of the ArrowE6 6b ***390mShelterstone Crag
FloddenE6 6b ***-?Creag an Dubh Loch
CannibalE6 6b ***2?Creag an Dubh Loch
The Origin of SpeciesE6 6b ***-?Creag an Dubh Loch
DalriadaE7 6b ***540mThe Cobbler
Tystie SlabVD ***162?Reiff - Roinn...
Wee FreeVD **2?Pabbay
FlamingoS ***26?Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Tall PallS ***57?Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Number 3S 4a ***3820mAird Mhor Bhragair
The WeightHS ***122?Fulmar Wall
Shark CrackHS 4b ***56?Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Black GoldVS 4c ***145?Reiff - Roinn...
Black MagicVS 4c ***50?Reiff - Rubha...
Original RouteVS 5a ***77170m• 4Old Man of Stoer
Landward FaceVS 4c ***3450m• 3Am Buachaille
Hairy MaryVS 4b ***193?Suidhe Biorach
Jamie JampotVS 4c ***256?Suidhe Biorach
Flannan SlabVS 4c ***2740mUig Sea Cliffs,...
Perfect GrooveVS 4c ***1945mEshaness Lighthouse
Bridging InterestHVS 5a **12330mNeist
Rapture of the DeepHVS 4c ***425mMid Clyth
The Arch DeaconHVS 5a ***73120m• 3Mingulay
Illegal AlienHVS 5a **63?Pabbay
Grey PantherE1 5b ***23445mKilt Rock, Staffin
Hurricane HideawayE1 5b ***4930mNeist
Diamond Face RouteE1 5b ***92?Old Man of Stoer
The Sarclet PimpernelE1 5a ***5435mSarclet
East Face Route (Original Route)E1 5b ***949130m• 5(Old Man of) Hoy
The SwanE1 5b ***230mEala Sheadha
Hoofer's RouteE1 5b ***52?Pabbay
The PriestE1 5b ***76?Pabbay
Spring SquillE1 5b ***130?Pabbay
Bats' BelfryE2 5c ***49?Earnsheugh
Bloodlust DirectE2 5b ***10415mSheigra Sea Cliffs
GeriatricsE2 5b ***52?Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Children of the SeaE2 5b ***530mAird Mhor Bhragair
NeptuneE3 5c ***3240mDalbeg Sea Cliffs -...
The ProwE2 5b ***420mCreag Liam
Prophecy of DrowningE2 5c ***209?Pabbay
U-EiE2 5b ***6490m• 3Pabbay
SulaE2 5b ***136?• 3Mingulay
InternationaleE2 5b **3845mKilt Rock, Staffin
Piggy BankE3 5c ***3825mNeist
Crack of DesireE3 5c/6a ***28?Reiff - Roinn...
Monkey ManE3 5c ***42?Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Limpet CrackE3 5c ***2940mDalbeg Sea Cliffs -...
Endolphin RushE3 5c ***87?Pabbay
Voyage of FaithE3 5c ***101125m• 4Mingulay
Call of the SeaE3 5c ***44100m• 2Mingulay
Roaring FortiesE3 5c **1180m• 3Rora Head
Red PlanetE4 6a ***8?• 3South Cove
Mother's PrideE4 5c ***6730m• 2Suidhe Biorach
Wyatt EarpE4 6a ***720mReiff - Roinn...
Spaced Out Rockers On The Road To OblivionE4 5c ***4665m• 2Reiff - Rubha...
The ScreamerE4 6a ***44?Reiff - Rubha...
(My Own) Personal MingulayE4 5c ***9?Creag Rodha Mor
Puffing CrackE4 6a ***135mAird Uig Area
The Prozac LinkE4 5c ***4995m• 4Uig Sea Cliffs,...
Suffering BastardE4 6a ***525mUig Sea Cliffs,...
Wave DancingE4 6a ***225mAird Fenish
ElysiumE4 6a ***1835mPabbay
Spit in ParadiseE4 6a ***15100m• 3Pabbay
Sugar Cane CountryE4 6a ***98?Pabbay
Ray of LightE4 5c ***11?• 3Mingulay
RayburntE4 6a ***4110m• 3Mingulay
Thing of DreamsE4 6a ***622mYesnaby
Hole in the Wall7a+ S1 ***17?The Red Tower Area
Big JohnE5 6a ***3435m• 14St Johns Head
The StormE5 6a ***250mDalbeg Sea Cliffs -...
Tweetie Pie SlalomE5 6a ***935mDalbeg Sea Cliffs -...
The Ancient MarinersE5 6a ***26?Pabbay
In Profundum LacuE5 6a ***23?Pabbay
The RavenE5 6a ***25?Pabbay
Ship of FoolsE5 6a ***1755mPabbay
Rory Rum The Story ManE5 6a ***12?• 4Mingulay
Big KennethE5 6a ***22?Mingulay
The AmbassadorsE6 6b ***-?Creag Rodha Mor
DragonheadE6 6b ***120mYesnaby
The BonxieE6 6b ***1070mPabbay
GeomancerE6 6b ***555mPabbay
The GutterD ***810?Polldubh Crags,...
Assault SlabVD ***146?Loch Tollaidh Crags
Secretaries' Direct RouteS ***24080m• 3Polldubh Crags,...
Central CrackHS ***36645mGlen Clova - Red...
Leac GlasHS 4b ***42?Meall Meadhoin
Open SecretHS 4b ***20835mStone Valley Crags
DamnationVS 4c ***38430mPolldubh Crags,...
ResurrectionVS 4c ***53235mPolldubh Crags,...
Phantom SlabVS 4c ***24760m• 3Polldubh Crags,...
The GrooveVS 5a ***63530mDunkeld, Craig a...
Proud CornerVS 4c ***443?Glen Clova - Red...
YirVS 4c 173?Meall An Fhir-Eoin...
Sword of GideonVS 4c **302125m• 4Sgurr a'Chaorachain
The RoostVS 4c **1260m• 2Creag Shomhairle
StormHVS 5a ***45285m• 3Polldubh Crags,...
InbredHVS 5a ***361?Creag Dubh,...
King Bee Direct StartHVS 5a ***127?Creag Dubh,...
SalamanderHVS 5a ***86?Creag Ghlas
Route TwoHVS 5a ***35970m• 2Diabaig
Bald EagleHVS 5a ***14735mStone Valley Crags
The Black StreakE1 5c ***25270m• 2Diabaig
Acrimonious AcrobatE1 5a ***9020mArdmair Crags
Land of the Dancing DeadE1 5b ***790m• 3Creag Shomhairle
LongbowE1 5b **103?Dumbarton Rock
Plague of BlazesE2 5b ***10730mSteall Gorge Crags,...
WarfarinE2 5c, 5b ***146?• 2Dunkeld, Cave Crag
The HillE2 5b ***12455m• 2Creag Dubh,...
Jump So High DirectE2 5c ***34?Creag Dubh,...
Anger and LustE2 5c ***199?Pass of Ballater
Torridown ManE2 5b ***825mCreag Nam Leumnach
The PillarE2 5b ***38435mDiabaig
BrimstoneE2 5c ***2875m• 2Diabaig
Northumberland WallE2 5c ***13270m• 2Diabaig
Buena VistaE2 5b ***62?Loch Tollaidh Crags
The BugE2 5b ***6345mTollie Crag
Decadent DaysE2 5c ***14?• 2Tollie Crag
Town Without PityE2 5c ***3725mArdmair Crags
GorbachevE2 5b ***2945mStaffin Slips
Bardo ThodolE2 5b ***490m• 3Creag Shomhairle
Ring of Fire Right-HandE3 6a ***630mPolldubh Crags,...
Quality StreetE3 6a ***1770m• 2Car Park Crag, Glen...
EdgehogE4 6a ***119?Steall Meadows...
Diamond CutterE3 6a ***1835mGlen Lednock, Creag...
Over the HillE3 5c ***55?Creag Dubh,...
Victory CrackE3 6a **20?Creag Ghlas
Roadhog's WallE3 5c ***3?Sgurr a'Chaorachain
The TorridonianE3 6a ***43?Seana Mheallan
ArialE3 5c ***18?Loch Maree Crag
The SwirlE4 6a ***1135mCreag an Fhithich
Whispering CrackE3 5c ***755mRubha Hunish
Aquarian RebelsE4 6a ***7?Steall Gorge Crags,...
Rat RaceE4 6a, 5b ***110?• 2Dunkeld, Cave Crag
AcapulcoE4 6a ***23?Creag Dubh,...
Roslin RivieraE4 6a ***835mJuanjorge
Wall of FlameE4 6a ***2270m• 2Diabaig
Chemin de FerE5 6a ***18?Dumbarton Rock
Crystal VisionE5 6a ***225mCreag nam Fitheach,...
The Handren EffectE5 6b ***2?Buzzard Crag, Glen...
Just a Little TeaseE5 6b ***1125mWhale Rock, Glen...
CosmopolitanE5 6b ***140m• 2Steall Gorge Crags,...
CruisabilityE5 6b ***-?Steall Meadows...
Lady CharlotteE5 6a,5c ***45?• 2Dunkeld, Cave Crag
Saving Up for a Rainy DayE5 6a ***418mWeem Crags
Spirit AirE5 6a ***13160mLoch Maree Crag
Burning DesireE5 6b ***8?Ardmair Crags
Major DomoE6 6b ***1250m• 2Lochan Dubh Crag
Little Teaser6b+ ***24320mMoy Rock (Dingwall)
Stone of Destiny6c+ ***15130mCreag Nan Clag (The...
The one and only7a ***5615mBrin Rock
Mac Talla7b ***4820mGoat Crag
The Screaming Weem7b ***6622mWeem Crags
Uncertain Emotions7b ***10225mCreag A'Bhancair
Hamish Teddy's Excellent Adventure7b+ **310?Dunkeld, Cave Crag
Marlina7c ***120?Dunkeld, Cave Crag
Fated Path7c+ ***14?Creag A'Bhancair
The Prow Direct7c+ ***1020mGoat Crag
The Silk Purse7c+ ***81?Dunkeld, Cave Crag
Blobstrop8a 3?Orchestra Cave
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