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South Wall of Great Ridge

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About South Wall of Great Ridge:

A two tier wall up to 300m high on the south flank of this great mountain. Routes on the upper tier finish at the summit. Rock is Lewisian Gneiss, the finest climbing rock in the world, rough, compact and difficult to break.
For a full breakdown of routes see SMC Glencoe Rock and Ice ISBN 0-907521-32-0
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Rock Type: Gneiss
Type of Climbing: Trad
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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Great Ridge 5.7 1
46 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Scimitar ** 105m VS 5.8 0
52 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Butterknife *** 105m VS 5.7 1
86 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Excalibur *** 75m VS 5.8 1