The Bard

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Description

The sandstone headland below the Bard Gun has a large hanging slab capped by a broken overhang at the top with a right facing curving corner on the left. Climbs start from ledges below overhanging walls beneath the slab. Ledges should be clear except in a large swell. These are long, committing, serious routes - for the adventurous!

Access

Regular ferries take you from Lerwick town centre to Bressay. Once there you'll need a car or hitch (4km). Drive South and park at the lighthouse. Walk steeply south east from Bressay lighthouse past The Veng for 3.5km. The Bard is clearly visible. Abseil from the large Bard Gun to tidal ledges at the south east end of the wall below the large slab. 100m rope required.

Routes

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