Fiacaill Couloir

Page Type Page Type: Route
Location Lat/Lon: 57.11600°N / 3.64400°E
Additional Information Route Type: Mixed
Seasons Season: Winter
Additional Information Number of Pitches: 3
Additional Information Grade: II
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Excellent Scottish grade 2/3 climb. Cuts diagonally behind Fiacaill buttress.

Getting There

Park in the Coire Cas car park, then follow the track into Coire an t Sneachda. Fiacaill buttress is in the right hand corner of the coire.

Route Description

Starts in the snow bay in the centre of the buttress and then heads left up the couloir. There's a chockstone near the top that can be tricky in lean conditions. Once out of the couloir head up to the top by a number of lines.

Essential Gear

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Ice axes, rope, helmet, couple of slings, nuts, hexes.

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