The most remote area of Scotland to climb. The weather is often surprisingly sunny and dry, when more southern areas are dripping wet.
From the south head North up through Glen Coe, and passed Fort William and keep heading North along unforgettable North West coast.
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The Old Man of Stoer 5.8 International : United Kingdom : ... : Old Man of Stoer, Lochinver
Descend steep grass to reach the sea. One has to swim a 30' channel to reach the stack and then set up a tyrolean .Starting from a cluster of pitons. There are two other rotes up the stack one 5.9 the other 5.11. Described is the original route .P1)Climb the landward face for 12' to gain a big horizontal crack that leads one around the corner to the left arete (cam pro)to a large corner ledge. Climb up left wards from under an overhang to reach a groove.Go directly up the crack to another large ...[more] Browse More Classics in International