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UPDATE 13/05/23 : Owl nest with chicks on the route The Craic (Western Secion - Upper Tier). Avoid routes on this area for the time being. 


Bird nesting may happen during season (March-September). Please be vigilant and don't climb when they are present. 

Always check active bird bans on Mountaineering Scotland website

20m. A crag classic. The large roofed corner stating at the fallen Larch. Sustained climbing up the corner leads to the roof. Sensational climbing out the left side of the roof via the deep slitting crack leads quickly to the top. **** in Scottish Rock.


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Bats' Belfry

Grade: E2 5c ***

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