Help

Sentinel Stack

  • Grade context: UK
4

Description

The second of three stacks to the West of The Stack, identifiable by a tunnel running through it's centre.

Approach

Pass Sunshine Wall from above on the path or below on the beach whilst headed west towards Burghead - the Maltings can be seen (and often scented) from here, then proceed across the small beach (towards the sea) to the protruding stack which is the Sentinel.

Descent notes

Abseil, or proceed down Ramp Route (Severe).

Routes

Add route(s) Add topo Reorder Bulk edit Convert grades
Grade Route

Start on a lump of rock at the end of the tunnel and follow the overhang punctured by big positive holds.

The obvious line up the corner of the stack closest to Sunshine Wall (SE?).

Around the corner from Jutting Flake Crack, following a vein of good quality rock all the way up.

Facing The Sentinel from the East, climb the ramp at the right hand side until you reach a flake. From then on climb direct to the top on good handholds.

Hello!

First time here?

theCrag.com is a free guide for rock climbing areas all over the world, collaboratively edited by keen rock climbers, boulderers and other nice folks.

You can log all your routes, connect and chat with other climbers and much more...

» go exploring, » learn more or » ask us a question

Selected Guidebooks more Hide

Author(s): Andy Nisbet

Date: 2013

ISBN: 9781907233159

A comprehensive sport climbing guidebook for Scotland, including 3 dry tooling areas, describing over 1,300 routes across a wide range of grades from F3 to F9a.

Accommodations nearby more Hide

Share this

Fri 3 Mar
Check out what is happening in Sentinel Stack.

Get a detailed insight with a timeline showing

  • Ticks by climbers like you
  • Discussions of the community
  • Updates to the index by our users
  • and many more things.

Login to see the timeline!

Deutsch English Español Français Italiano 한국어 Português 中文