NC0135 : The Old Man of Stoer

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Culkein, Highland, Great Britain

The Old Man of Stoer
The Old Man of Stoer
Approaching the sea stack from the SW.
Old Man of Stoer
This 67m Torridon sandstone sea stack was first climbed in June 1966 by Tom Patey, Brian Robertson, Brian Henderson and Paul Nunn. Patey crossed the wave-swept platform at its base by bridging the gap with a pair of 15-foot ladders. The ascent is related in his inimitable style by Patey in the Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal, vol. 28 p261-267 (May 1967).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 June, 2010
Category
Sea stacks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 016 352 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:15.6587N 5:22.9550W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 015 350
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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