Category: Sea Stacks.

Scottish Mountaineer Article

Scottish Mountaineer Article 

It was a while back now that the team at the Mountaineering Council of Scotland asked me to write an article on Shetland’s climbing. The article was for their new “e-active” supplement aimed towards encouraging young folk outdoors. I’ve finally got the article done and it’s now in this edition of the online magazine. I […]

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The Halgo Rump Climbing & Drinking Symposium visit to Shetland 2005

The Halgo Rump Climbing & Drinking Symposium visit to Shetland 2005 

Written by John Sanders. Ross and John visited in June 2005 – the first of many visits. The first thing the locals tell you when you get off the ferry is that the weather has been unseasonably bad this year. Right. The first thing you notice is the wind. Sharp when the sun is out […]

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2012 Review

2012 Review 

So here’s a brief round up of the 2012 climbing season which saw less than favourable weather, though this did little to curb the enthusiasm of local and visiting climbers.

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Grit-like cragging on a stack!

Grit-like cragging on a stack! 

It takes quite a bit of effort to write up your routes and lets face it most of us can’t be arsed. So when someone who visited here on holiday emails me not just offering some write-ups but a full-on miniguide for a sea stack I was pretty happy! I was expecting some chossy sandstone rubble strewn stump hard to get to and long way from anywhere. Not so!

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Stack Attack – Rusna Stacks

Stack Attack – Rusna Stacks 

Another great article from Dave Brown on a days climbing at Rusna Stacks near Walls, nicely showing that sea stack climbing is never that simple! Well worth a read…

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