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Shelter Stone Crag Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 2,100'
Location: 57.0913, -3.643 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Aug 29, 2007
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Description 

This 900 foot crag is one of the best in Scotland, with many fine summer and winter routes. The climbing varies from committing slabs to steep and strenuous cracks.

Getting There 

From the Cairngorm plateau take the western descent into the Loch A'an basin and skirt around the west edge of the loch towards the crag.

Climbing Season

For the Scotland area.

Weather station 1.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Steeple 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Shelter Stone Crag
This climb is arguable the best on the crag. It climbs magnificent natural features on the best and tallest section of crag.1. Climb up the clean corner, passing two overlaps.2. Continue on up the corner, exit on the left.3. Climb up broken ledges to a ramp line on the right.4. Follow the ramp to a steep section passed on the right. Make sure you don't go too direct at this point as this takes you up the crux pitch of Haystack (5.10d/11a).5. Layback up the good crack system and belay at...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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