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Sheigra bouldering guide
December 26, 2013, 10:40:34 am
Hey everyone,

So after a lot of work and some epic procrastination i have finally finished the little guide for Sheigra i was writing. It is in pdf format and makes a little booklet (like the lakes bloc guides). I am not sure where to post it other than here. I am feeling like i might make a website for bouldering in the very northwest, but that might be a long time in realising itself.
Hope you like the guide and find it useful. Any more information/comments, please get in touch.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2jn5uHgAp7icEtIVWxRTjZiekk/edit?usp=sharing

Robbie

P.s. For anyone who missed it last time, the accompanying video is:

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#1 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
December 26, 2013, 12:26:56 pm
Well done Robbie! Looks like a great spot.

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#2 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
December 26, 2013, 12:36:38 pm
Good work.

You could upload it to the UKB wiki if you wanted (for now I've linked it back to this thread).

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#3 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
December 27, 2013, 10:13:20 am
Excellent work guys. The guide is excellent Robbie, very well written and put together.

Can't wait to get up there!

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#4 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
December 30, 2013, 12:27:41 am
"content cannot be displayed"

Anyone else have the same problem?

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#5 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
December 30, 2013, 11:08:28 am
doesn't work for me, but probably cause I'm at work

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#6 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
December 30, 2013, 12:06:25 pm
Dunno, link seems fine to me. I can email it to you if you want.

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#7 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
December 30, 2013, 12:10:36 pm
Dunno, link seems fine to me. I can email it to you if you want.

It'll be people's work firewalls as you've set the most permissive sharing options available for Google Docs.

Proxy or wait till on a non-crippled connection seems simplest.

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#8 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
February 07, 2014, 02:28:48 pm
Quality effort guys, video and guide  :great:

What's the weather/midges like in late April? Thinking of a trip north to Torridon and pulling in a vist here as well around Easter, thanks

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#9 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
February 10, 2014, 09:15:01 am
Late April will be fine. Rarely a problem until early June. April May often has good weather too.

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#10 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
February 12, 2014, 02:30:34 pm
Thanks Chris, appreciate the info - Jungle Formlula not required  :2thumbsup: trip depends on other half but if we are going up I'll post dates and maybe meet up with some of the East Coast team if anyone's up there

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#11 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
February 12, 2014, 05:10:50 pm
One advantage of Sheigra is being right on the coast, there is usually a decent breeze and therefore minimal midges.

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#12 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
February 12, 2014, 05:43:54 pm
Nice theory, but can still be brutal once the sun goes down. Had them as bad at Reiff and Sheigra as anywhere. Been walking back from Sandwood Bay late evening mid summer and been brutalised.

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#13 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
February 13, 2014, 05:27:22 pm
Although walking back from Sandwood bay takes you over the peat and wet inland, where midges like to party. I have never had bad midges bouldering in Sheigra and have only climbed there in August which is often the worst month. That being said, it is potential suicide not taking Jungle Formula. I always have some in the bouldering bag.

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#14 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
February 14, 2014, 12:33:55 pm
They were awful at the campsite at Sheigra, and got eaten in 1st Geo too. Sometimes you get lucky.

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#15 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
June 04, 2014, 10:04:46 pm
Another trip has been made to Sheigra! And not by me. Great effort guys. New problems will be added in due course.

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#16 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
October 26, 2014, 01:44:57 pm
A little video of our most recent trip. The place keeps giving problems. Amazing venue.


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#17 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
August 25, 2015, 03:45:51 pm
Hi,
I ventured up to Scotland a few weeks back... spent some time at Sheigra - the guide was great... Just wondering if much more has been documented on the beach walls, there is a really nice hanging arete by the big roof, with various link ups. Nice climbing, be interested to hear if others have climbed it and which lines they took.

Cheers

Clare

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#18 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
August 26, 2015, 03:33:14 pm
Hey, perfect timing. I'm just updating the guide. We have seen the cave there and I was keen to do some climbing but we had not yet done so. Did you take any pictures of the lines or a video? I'll PM you my email, if you could send me any information then I can add it to the guide, otherwise I will take photos next time i'm there and try to put it in.
Cheers.
Rob

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#19 Re: Sheigra bouldering guide
January 31, 2016, 05:36:17 pm
Newest version of the guide in case you missed it elsewhere.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2jn5uHgAp7iYnNjd2RtWHFEcXc/view?usp=sharing