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Ruthven Boulder or Bunnet stane is a large glacial erratic sitting above Loch Ruthven. It can be bouldered at will and all the problems are excellent, though rough on the the skin. For problem details, check out the Stone Country guide, Bouldering in Scotland. It is exposed so is likey to catch a breeze. The landings are all good, a small pad will probably be plenty. Get amoungst it.

Directions and Approach

By car, coming from the south, turn off the A9 onto the B851 Strathnairn road, signed Fort Augustus. Follow this for a few miles until the obvious crag of Brin Rock is passed to the right of the road. About a mile further on a small road turns off to the right at Little Croachy signed to Loch Ruthven. Follow this for about a mile, park in the large carpark for the nature reserve. From here from walk up a muddy path through heather to the boulder.

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