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Aberdour (The Hawkcraig) Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 30, 2007
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Edinburgh across the Firth of Forth from Aberdour.


Aberdour is a small sea cliff with a sunny aspect on the North side of the Firth of Forth.

The climbs are moderate in nature, with easy access, although most are affected by the tide.

Getting There 

From the village of Aberdour on the A921, take the turning signpost to the Silver Sands (opposite the Drift Inn). At road end park up and follow the path to the cliff top.

Climbing Season

For the Lowland Outcrops area.

Weather station 7.3 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Aberdour (The Hawkcraig)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Aberdour (The Hawkcraig):
Pain Pillar   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
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Pain Pillar 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Aberdour (The Hawkcraig)
Certainly the best route on the crag.Climb up the obvious pillar of rock. Take the easiest line up the pillar and enjoy some spectacular exposed climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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