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Pass of Ballater

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Pass of Ballater Rock Climbing 

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Location: 57.0601, -3.0418 View Map  Incorrect?
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Simon leading High Steppa, E2 6a (5.11a)


The Pass of Ballater provides good climbing for all grades on sunny South facing outcrops.

The rock for all the climbs is excellent granite.

Getting There 

Take the B972 for a couple of miles from the town of Ballater. A parking lot is located below the central section of the crag.

Climbing Season

For the North East area.

Weather station 11.0 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',4]

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