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Cairngorms

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Coire an t-Sneachda 
Creag An Dubh-Loch (Cliff of Dark Loch) 
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Cairngorms 


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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 12, 2007
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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


9 Total Routes


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High on Steeple, 5.10c (E2 5b)

Steeple 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Shelter Stone Crag
This climb is arguable the best on the crag. It climbs magnificent natural features on the best and tallest section of crag.1. Climb up the clean corner, passing two overlaps.2. Continue on up the corner, exit on the left.3. Climb up broken ledges to a ramp line on the right.4. Follow the ramp to a steep section passed on the right. Make sure you don't go too direct at this point as this takes you up the crux pitch of Haystack (5.10d/11a).5. Layback up the good crack system and belay at...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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