CARN BARRA


Carn Barra has a sunny aspect, high quality rock, classy climbs, easy access and little in the way of tidal constraints, making it a reliable and favoured venue. The routes are single-pitch and the grade coverage is good, although the very best climbs are in the E grades.

Routes

24 trad routes (VD...E5)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Grand Plage Area
Set above a large sea-level platform and protected from all but the heaviest of seas is this wall...
8
Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and down

20 mins

Tidal
Socket Wall Area
Although not as impressive as the other sections of Carn Barra, the Socket Wall provides some...
6
Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and down

20 mins

Abseil
Tidal
Central Wall
A popular wall of excellent rock that rises above a good ledge set well above the sea. The climbs...
7
Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and down

20 mins

Abseil
Southern Platform
The right-hand side of the wall above the spacious Southern Platform is a fine section of the crag...
3
Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and down

20 mins

Abseil
Tidal
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