Fair Isle

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Description

Fair Isle is a beautiful place, and well worth a few days for the visitor. It is famous for knitwear and birds but the rock, old red sandstone, is of limited interest to the climber. There are other new routing possibilities though, particularly on Sheep Craig's seaward slab and the offshore slab on the south-west of the island. Elsewhere the rock is generally poor.

Access

Access to Fair Isle is from mainland Shetland only either by air, weekdays from Tingwall, or by the ferry "The Good Shepherd" which operates 3 times a week.

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