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Glen Coe Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,000'
Location: 56.6623, -4.9548 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Sep 16, 2007
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Description 

Glen Coe is one of the most spectacular glens in Scotland. It is also very easy to get to since a main road drives right down the middle of it.

Both sides of the glen are spectacular for hikers and climbers, although the southern flanks boast most of the climbing. Classic climbs ranging from 5.2 to 5.13, are all situated within a spectacular mountain arena steeped in Scottish history.

Getting There 

From Glasgow head north on the A82. From Edinburgh head towards Stirling on the A904, and then the A84 towards Crianlarich to join the A82. From there follow the road until you swing westwards and enter the magnificent Glen Coe.

Climbing Season

For the Scotland area.

Weather station 11.1 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Glen Coe

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Glen Coe:
Spartan Slab   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 8 pitches, 600'   Beinn Trilleachan - Etive S...
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Featured Route For Glen Coe
Rock Climbing Photo: Running it out on pitch 4 of Swastika (5.10c R), E...

Swastika 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Beinn Trilleachan - Etive S...
The hardest climbing on the route is on the very last pitch - it is well protected and steep, unlike anything else on the route. The lower slabby pitches are very committing.1. Climb up the right crack until a ledge and belay.2. Move up the slab and rightwards and belay below a small overlap.3. Climb up and over the bulge to below the large overhang formed by the slab above.4. Climb up to the overlap, and using good holds gain a standing position on the lip of the overlap. Now step ginge...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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