Scotland provides the most remote climbing in the UK. There are a number of good small crags and sea cliffs, but you will be rewarded if you take the time to venture into some of the more remote climbing areas in the Highlands.
Fly to Edinburgh or Glasgow, or drive up the A1, or M6 from England.
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Rat Race 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PG13 Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Upper Tier
The first free ascent of Rat Race was a break trough in Scottish free climbing and is still a hard tick to onsight.1. Climb up the pod like crack on the left of the steep central wall. Climb the crack above to a difficult section exiting the niche at 2/3 height. From the niche continue up the crack to the hanging belay.2. Make hard moves of the stance and gain the right trending groove. When possible pull left through the roof on huge holds for spectacular moves. Continue on up the sho...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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