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Cairngorms  


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Description 

The Cairngorms have some fine mountain crags, which although easily accessed can feel very remote.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.3 miles from here

9 Total Routes

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['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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General line of Cyclops

Cyclops 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Central Slabs
A classic route that follows a direct line of cracks up the slabs. Start below the overhangs in the middle of the Central Slabs on a small grassy ledge. Look for two parallel cracks that head up towards the overhangs.I've described the route using Gary Latter's guidebook and from my own memory of climbing it in 2013.Pitches can sometimes be linked, especially 4&5, 6&7 and 8&9. Watch your rope drag if using a single-rope.P1: Climb the left of the two cracks up and past a right-facing corner to...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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