Pete Armstrong on his 281 Monroe. An Sgarsoch.
The Cairngorms have some fine mountain crags, which although easily accessed can feel very remote.
From Edinburgh drive north on the M90 passing Perth, then onto the A9 which is followed all the way up to Aviemore. From Aviemore head East up to the Cairngorms.
Weather station 1.3 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Cairngorms
The Magic Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Aladdin's Buttress
One of the best 5.9 (HVS) climbs in the Cairngorms. This route also sees winter ascents as evidenced by the crampon scratches on the rock.P1: Climb the corner up to a broad rib and then up to a belay on a comfortable platform. If you go up the face you end up making a traverse right to reach this platform.P2: Go up and right from the platform and gain a crack system that leads up into some left-facing corners with a good handcrack. Climb the corners to a fixed belay. Further out right is a s...[more] Browse More Classics in International