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Routes in Highlands Wall

Balvenie T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
But I Don't Drink Scotch S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cragganmore S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Double Barrel S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
If It's Not Scottish, It's Crap S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Knockando S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Lagavullin S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Macallan S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
On The Rocks S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Springbank S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Tumbler S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Scott Ayers, Aug 2001
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Shared By: Euan Cameron on Jul 7, 2007
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Climb up a slab to the first bolt (clipped from the left). Climb a few feet higher then start a delicate traverse right passed the 2nd and 3rd bolts.

Continue up a steepening slap to a shallow corner which leads to a steep finish.


5th bolted line from the right


7 bolts, Rappel and chain anchor.


C Miller
C Miller   CA  
The guidebook lists this as 5.9 but it seems almost as hard as the 5.10a to the right (Springbank).

The initial traverse can be done high (easier) or low but both ways require some thought. Higher, fun moves take one past a small overlap before finishing up a short right-facing corner (crux) requiring some creative footwork and body positioning. Great route! Sep 10, 2007
Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
old5ten   Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
really fun route with a poorly bolted anchor. why run the link/chain over an edge when it would be so much better a foot or two lower...

i would say the technical difficulty is similar to springbank (which is just a bit more sustained). Aug 17, 2015
The traverse on that white dike was exciting! Seems 5,9-ish to me. 9+ isn't out of line. Aug 8, 2016

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