The Old Man of Stoer . The Rubha Stoer is north of Lochinver. The Point of Stoer sticks out into the Minch at its tip. The Old Man (195') a superb spire of Torridon sandstone, I think this stack is only second in quality to the Old Man of Hoy. The village of Stoer is 7 miles from Lochinver.From the village go towards the Raffin lighthouse through the village of Raffin..Just before the lighthouse take a path north for about a mile to the sea and the stack..
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The Old Man of Stoer 5.8 Trad, 4 pitches, 240 feet, Grade II
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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