Western Walls

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The left-hand side of the crag consists of some rambling walls, mostly made of rather soft rock. There are a few interesting routes here, though nothing outstanding.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
No 'O' Levels Required
8m. From the high grass ledge, climb the severely overhang arete on rock that isn't above suspicion. Scary.
 
Fluttery
Loose
E3 5c
2
Overhanging Crack
8m. The steep crack is a worthwhile pitch to a rightward exit.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
3
Much Ado About Nothing
6m. The short wall is steep and soft.
 
Pumpy
E1 5b
4
Legal Separation
6m. The blank leaning groove leads to an exposed escape right.
 
Technical
Fluttery
E4 6a
5
Western Arete
12m. The jutting left-hand arete of the crag gives a good pitch with superb positions. Climb the crack on the left then move...
 
2 Stars
Strong
VS 4c
6
Cheat
14m. Wander up the lower tier - all a bit soft - then pull over the roof and climb the groove and slabby rock above.
 
1 Stars
Strong
Loose
VD
7
Kinmont Willie
14m. The wide crack in the upper wall is approached via the lower slab and some scruffy ledges. The crack itself is better.
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
Loose
VD
8
Jock o' the Syde
14m. The groove that bounds the right-hand side of the upper face is approached by some pedestrian rambling, then accessed...
 
1 Stars
VD
9
Wall and Fluted Slab
14m. Climb the short right-facing wall via a thin crack to ledges, then head left up easier rock with flutings galore.
 S 4a
10
Reiver's Way
16m. Climb the steep cracks to a large cave two thirds of the way up the cliff (not visible on topo) then access the...
 
1 Stars
D
11
Steep Fluted Wall
10m. Climb through the bulges - soft - and up the flutings.
 
Pumpy
Fluttery
Loose
HVS 4c
12
A Pocket Full of Lichenight
10m. The line of pockets up the right-hand side of the wall.
 
Fluttery
HVS 5a