Scotland is home to around 1500 sport routes found from the Lowlands to the remote northern Highlands, and on hillsides to sea-cliffs. Scottish geology and topography is complex, which has resulted in great variety of rock types and climbs.
Describing all of Scotland’s mainland crags with routes up to 7a+, 7a Max is aimed at ‘weekend’ and visiting climbers. This focus has allowed for a pocket sized guide that details routes of most interest, is easy to use, and guides you effortlessly to your chosen routes.
Why not try our 7a Max Top 30 routes, a sure way to have your own Scottish sport climbing adventure! Routes are chosen to take you on a journey through the best the country has to offer.
We have travelled the length and breadth of the country, courting frostbite and tendon damage to verify grades, and risking life and limb to get those ‘impossible’ topo photos! During our adventures we have discovered Scotland’s fantastic sport climbing, the country’s warm hospitality, and its spectacular natural beauty.
7a Max is truly pictographic – ‘a picture tells a thousand words’. In addition to showcasing Scotland’s landscapes throughout its pages, crag information is described with informative icons, climbs are detailed with full colour photo topos and access and approaches are shown with maps for every crag. Unique to 7a Max, you can also simply scan QR-codes on your smart phone and let your sat-nav do the rest! The illustrative style is easy to use, including by those with little or no English.
Here are a few sample pages: