Hells Lum is an extensive, smooth, clean crag lying between two streams and looking East across Loch Avon.
The crag has some Superb winter and summer middle grade routes weaving up its slabs with great views of the Loch Avon Basin.
Up to 190m
Number Of Routes On Crag
Famous/Most Popular Routes
Sneer 120m VD
Deepcut Chimney 150m VD
Auld Nick 160m S 4a
Styx 105m VS 4c
Hells Lump 100m VS 4c
The Clean Sweep 190m VS 4c
Approach Time To Crag (Approximate)
Total Distance Covered During Experience (Round Trip)
Some summer hillwalking experience required for the approach to and return from the crag. No prior rock-climbing experience required for the easier climbing routes. Prior experience is required for routes graded HS or above. Please see our Grades Explained Page for more details.
Single day experiences typically start at 9am and finish at 4:30pm. Please note that remote crags or long routes require the experience to start earlier and finish later than this. You may climb one long route or several shorter routes in a day, dependant on ability and time.You will be guided on the routes by an independently qualified, fully insured and competent Rock Climbing and Mountaineering Instructor. The instructor will choose routes based on your experience, fitness and preferences and will aways try to give you several options. All climbing equipment required for the route and instruction on its use is included. Clients may use their own equipment following an inspection by the Instructor. Clients must ensure they bring appropriate clothing as listed on our kit list page. In case of dangerous weather conditions an alternative activity or a full refund will be offered. Please read our Terms and Conditions for further information.