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Light and dark on Kilt rock. James Dunn (visuals) on Grey Panther.
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The Great Sea Cliffs of Scotland ticklist

contributed by RobertMacKenzie Feb/21

Inspired by the list of incredible routes and inspiring stories described in Guy Robertsons book "The Great Sea Cliffs of Scotland". Here are all the routes mentioned in the book, including the random mention of The Nose on El Cap.

The few exceptions for route not yet on UKC:
Yesnaby - Crowd Pleaser E2, Oscence E4
Caithness - Third Degree E4, Sticky in the Middle E3, The Gray Team E1

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2 masa-alpin 7% 11 May
3 RobertMacKenzie 2% 1 Feb
4 Dr Toph 2% 15 May
5 Wylie 1% 5 Jun
6 Hidden 0% 1 Jun

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Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
ORKNEY ISLES
Thing of Dreams E4 6a *** 8 22m Yesnaby
Landward (East) Arete E2 5b ** 25 ? Castle of Yesnaby
Dragonhead E6 6b *** 4 20m Yesnaby
Ain't No Strange As Folk E2 5b * - 18m Yesnaby
Yellowhammer E7 6c *** - 20m Yesnaby
Gardyloo Gold E4 6a *** 7 22m Yesnaby
HOY
Mucklehouse Wall E5 6a ** 7 100m • 4 Rora Head
Roaring Forties E3 5c ** 18 80m • 3 Rora Head
East Face Route (Original Route) E1 5b *** 691 130m • 5 (Old Man of) Hoy
A Fistful of Dollars E5 6a ** - ? (Old Man of) Hoy
GMB E5 6a *** 2 145m • 6 (Old Man of) Hoy
Big John E5 *** 7 435m • 14 St Johns Head
Longhope Route E7 6c *** 2 493m • 23 St Johns Head
SHETLAND ISLES
The Charles Jones E2 5c * - 25m Eshaness Lighthouse
Captain Todd E1 5a - 25m Eshaness Lighthouse
A Single Cask HVS 5a * - 15m Eshaness Lighthouse
Lost Squacco HS 4a - 20m Eshaness Lighthouse
Mary VS 4c * 7 35m Eshaness Lighthouse
Scooty Alan HVS 5a *** 2 40m Eshaness Lighthouse
Ringil HVS 5a ** 6 35m Eshaness Lighthouse
Goblin Cleaver E2 5c *** 2 40m Eshaness Lighthouse
Foy Corner VS 4c *** 3 45m Eshaness Lighthouse
The Silmaril HVS 5a *** 6 ? Eshaness Lighthouse
Near Perfect Arete HVS 5a ** 9 45m Eshaness Lighthouse
Gúthwinë E1 5b * - 35m Eshaness Lighthouse
Narsil E2 5b ** - 40m Eshaness Lighthouse
Gurthang E3 5b - 40m Eshaness Lighthouse
Aeon E2 5c ** - 40m Eshaness Lighthouse
Welcome Home VS 4c *** 4 ? Tingon
FOULA
Ultima Thule E7 *** - ? Nebbifield
ABERDEEN COAST
Death Cap E1 5a *** 180 ? Earnsheugh
Prehistoric Monster E5 6a *** 46 ? Earnsheugh
Thugosaurus E5 6a *** 21 ? Earnsheugh
Necromancer E5 6a *** 40 ? Earnsheugh
Grim Spectre E6 6b * 1 ? Earnsheugh
Weird Sister E3 5c ** 31 ? Earnsheugh
Cthulu E5 6a * 6 ? Earnsheugh
Grimly Fiendish E4 6a * 12 ? Earnsheugh
The Hedonist HVS 5a *** 17 30m South Cove
Space Rats E5 6a *** 5 ? • 3 South Cove
Red Planet E4 6a *** 11 ? • 3 South Cove
Red Planet - The Redshift Finish E5 6a *** - ? • 3 South Cove
Cracks in Reality E5 6a *** 10 ? • 2 South Cove
Orbital Ejection E3 5c *** 12 50m • 3 South Cove
Procrastination E5 6b *** 5 ? • 2 South Cove
Lost In Space E6 6b *** 1 ? • 2 South Cove
Procreation E6 6b *** 2 ? • 2 South Cove
CAITHNESS
Silver Surfer HVS 5a ** 37 35m Sarclet
The Sarclet Pimpernel E1 5a *** 109 35m Sarclet
Spummin Marvelous E3 5c *** 15 30m Sgaps Geo
Oliver's Travels E3 5c *** 2 80m • 4 Ellens Geo
God's Gift E7 6b 2 ? Sgaps Geo
The Fracture Clinic E4 5c ** 5 30m Ellens Geo
Where the Taught Wave Hangs HVS 5a ** 5 ? Ellens Geo
Brains as well as Braun E4 6a ** 6 35m Ellens Geo
Strata Gem E3 5c *** 14 35m Ellens Geo
So This is Summer E1 5b *** 18 ? Ellens Geo
Layer Cake HVS 5a ** 4 ? Ellens Geo
Hundreds and Thousands E2 5c *** 18 35m Ellens Geo
Pigs Ear E4 5c *** 4 30m Ellens Geo
Towed in the Hole E4 6a *** 4 ? Ellens Geo
The Haven VS 4c ** 17 25m Sarclet
Crypt Robber E2 5c *** 5 35m Sarclet
Walking on Water E2 5c *** 26 35m Sarclet
A Paddler's Tale E4 5c *** 12 35m Sarclet
Djapana E3 5c *** 5 28m Sarclet
Another Day In The Office E1 5a *** 9 40m Sarclet
Groove Armada VS 4c *** 87 35m Sarclet
The Ugly Bug Ball E1 5b *** 4 ? Sarclet
Time Bandit E4 6a *** 3 35m Sarclet
ISLE OF LEWIS
The Prozac Link E4 5c *** 56 95m • 4 Uig Sea Cliffs...
The Heebie-Jeebies E1 5b ** 22 50m • 2 Uig Sea Cliffs...
Grant's Bad Hair Day E2 5b *** 31 50m • 2 Uig Sea Cliffs...
The Wailing Wall E4 6a *** 4 50m • 2 Uig Sea Cliffs...
Suffering Bastard E4 6a *** 18 25m Uig Sea Cliffs...
The Screaming Abdabs E6 6b *** 2 75m • 3 Uig Sea Cliffs...
PABBAY
Prophecy of Drowning E2 5c *** 213 115m • 4 Pabbay
The Great Arch E8 6c *** - 90m • 6 Pabbay
What! More Puffin? E6 6b *** 4 80m • 2 Pabbay
Bravura E7 6b *** - 100m • 3 Pabbay
The Guga E5 6b *** 9 90m • 3 Pabbay
In Profundum Lacu E5 6a *** 36 80m • 2 Pabbay
The Ancient Mariners E4 6a *** 46 85m • 2 Pabbay
I Suppose a Cormorant's Out of the Question Then? E5 6b *** 12 85m • 3 Pabbay
The Bonxie E6 6b *** 18 75m • 3 Pabbay
MINGULAY
Voyage of Faith E3 5c *** 124 120m • 4 Mingulay
Fifteen Fathoms of Fear S 4a *** 9 50m Mingulay
The Silkie E3 6a *** 48 100m • 3 Mingulay
Call of the Sea E3 5c *** 57 100m • 2 Mingulay
Ray of Light E4 5c *** 20 130m • 3 Mingulay
Perfect Monsters E7 6b *** 3 110m • 5 Mingulay
Rory Rum the Story Man E5 6a *** 15 100m • 4 Mingulay
Ocean Voyeur E5 6a *** 4 65m • 3 Mingulay
Dream the Dhearg Goch E6 6b *** - 60m • 3 Mingulay
Variations on a Dream E5 6a * 7 65m • 3 Mingulay
The Scream E7 6b ** 2 55m Mingulay
The Horror Beneath E1 5b ** 1 40m Mingulay
Fulmar Squaw E3 5c *** 35 45m Mingulay
Big Chief Turning Bull E5 6a *** 24 40m Mingulay
The Road to Nowhere E3 5c * 5 40m Mingulay
Little Miss Sitting Pretty E5 6a ** 21 40m Mingulay
BERNERAY
Alien Slayer E5 6a *** - 170m • 5 Berneray
Atlantic Afront E3 5c ** - 175m • 5 Berneray
The Beastings E4 5c *** - 175m • 5 Berneray
Barra Head Games E3 5c *** - 110m • 3 Berneray
The Great Auk E1 5b *** - 90m • 2 Berneray
Eye of the Eagle E3 6a *** - 95m • 3 Berneray
Stolen Moments E3 5c *** - 100m • 3 Berneray
Piping Up E1 5b *** - 80m • 3 Berneray
Barra Sounds E2 5b *** - 90m • 2 Berneray
Wavering Worlds E2 5c *** - 90m • 3 Berneray
Imagine This E2 5b *** - 25m Berneray
Victims of Circumstance E1 5b * - 90m • 2 Berneray
The Book Before The Trial E3 6a *** - 90m • 2 Berneray
ST KILDA
Old Boy Racer E8 7a ** - 80m • 3 St Kilda
Boat Race E6 6a *** - 90m • 3 St Kilda
Making a Splash E7 6c *** - 75m • 3 St Kilda
ISLE OF SKYE
Internationale E3 5b ** 90 45m Kilt Rock, Staffin
Grey Panther E1 5b *** 433 45m Kilt Rock, Staffin
Wildwood E5 6a *** 5 45m Staffin Slips
Road To Ruin E2 5b ** 18 45m Kilt Rock, Staffin
Skyeman E2 5b ** 54 40m Kilt Rock, Staffin
NORTH WEST COAST
REIFF
Spaced Out Rockers On The Road To Oblivion E4 5c *** 35 65m • 2 Reiff - Rubha...
CREAG RODHA MOR
Rolling Foam E3 5c *** 15 ? Creag Rodha Mor
Mega Flake E2 5c * 8 ? Creag Rodha Mor
Champagne Rhubarb E2 6a ** 7 ? Creag Rodha Mor
Rusty Buckets E3 6a *** 6 ? Creag Rodha Mor
Ruddy Glow Corner E4 6b ** 1 ? Creag Rodha Mor
Shades of Glory E2 5c * - ? Creag Rodha Mor
Crystal Shell E3 5c ** 2 ? Creag Rodha Mor
Ramp it Up E3 5c ** 7 ? Creag Rodha Mor
Guanissimo E2 5b ** 24 ? Creag Rodha Mor
Rodha Mor E5 6a *** 6 ? Creag Rodha Mor
The Ambassadors E6 6b *** 2 ? Creag Rodha Mor
OLD MAN OF STOER
Original Route VS 5a *** 775 70m • 4 Old Man of Stoer
Diamond Face Route E1 5b *** 108 ? Old Man of Stoer
SHEIGRA SEA CLIFFS
Bloodlust E1 5b ** 72 ? Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Monkey Man E3 5c *** 99 ? Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Here and Now E6 6b *** 9 25m Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Wanderings E2 5b *** 76 35m Sheigra Sea Cliffs
Dying In Vein E4 5c ** 5 25m Sheigra Sea Cliffs
AM BUACHAILLE
Original Route HVS 5b * 46 55m • 4 Am Buachaille
Atlantic Wall E1 5b ** 25 60m • 3 Am Buachaille
CLO MOR
Clo Mor Crack E3 5c 8 175m • 6 Clo Mor
EL CAPITAN
The Nose C2 *** 184 ? • 31 El Capitan
463 e, 360 stars 4,587 7,318m 333
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