Arnot Boo

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Arnot Boo is a jumble of 20 boulders giving a pleasant easy circuit. The blocs are south facing and catch the afternoon sun.


Directions & Access

Access is easy and the boulders are a short walk from the village of Findon, Aberdeenshire. A visit is best at low tide.

Nearest train station - Portlethen

Right Hand Section

Cracked Blocs & Obelisk Bloc

1. V0- 5a
SS climb arete on small boulder to left of cracked blocs

Obelisk Bloc

2. V0- 5a
SS, South arete, then move left to climb groove

3. V0- 5a
SS, South arete

4. V0+ 5b
SS, North arete

Cracked Blocs

5. V0+ 5b

6. 4b

The Cube

The Cube

7. 4c
SS, dirty arete

8. Cubasis V1 5c
SS, traverse left to climb top edge

9. Angeloid V0+ 5b
SS, then straigt up slab

10. V0 5a
SS, crack

SS, arete

Sea Cube

Sea Cube

12. 4b

14. 4b

15. V2 6a
Climb the smooth wall using the obvious tufa, no bridging

16. V0+ 5b
SS, climb SE arete from big jug

17. 4c
SS. climb seaward side arete

18. 4b

Central Blocs

The Rocket

Heart Shaped Bloc

19. V0 5b
Climb small slab in front of main central blocs

The Rocket

20. Toms Slab 4c
Large frontal slab

21. V3 6a
Climb lip of steep overhang from standing start to finish up grooves on right

22. Project
Overhang has obvious but hard crack line

23. V1 5c
Climb grooves on East face


The Spaceship

24. V0+ 5b
SS, traverse seaward face

25. V0+ 5b
SS, climb arete

26. V0+ 5b
SS, then mantel up

27. V1 5c
Mantel lip of small boulder further right

Left Hand Section



28. V3 6a
Traverse top lip to finish up right arete

29. V1 5c
SS, groove

30.V0+ 5b
SS, wall to left of edge

31. V1 5c
SS, arete

Diamond Bloc

Sat in behind the humpback

Three Walls

Three Walls

32. Blockhead V0+ 5b
SS, Be careful with the bloc at the top

33. Red Wall V1 5c
SS, climb wall trending left

Yellow Stone

Yellow Stone

34. V1 5c
Wall from standing start, lichenous finish

35. V0- 5A SS Seaward wall

The Slab

Grunge Bloc

Cuboid bloc down from yellow stone with streak of green gunge at it's side

The Slab

36. V0+ 5B SS Groove on north wall

37. V0+ 5b SS Arete on right side slab

38. 4c Clean slab

39. 4c Groove on seaward face

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