Am Buachaille, The Scottish Highlands

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Am Buachaille is a sea stack, or vertical rock formation composed of Torridonian Sandstone. The stack is 65 metres (213 ft) high and located 1 mile (1.6 km) south-west of Sandwood Bay. It lies at the tip of the Rubh’ a Bhuachaille headland around 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Kinlochbervie.

The stack is very popular with climbers and was first climbed in 1968 by the mountaineers Tom Patey, Ian Clough and John Cleare. At least four climbing routes are identified on Am Buachaille, with even the easiest route graded as Hard Very Severe (HVS) and access to the stack involves a 30 metres (98 ft) swim at low tide.


Am Buachaille 7 day weather forecast Kinlochbervie in The Scottish Highlands

Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Sep 18
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Sep 19
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Sep 20
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Sep 21
Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Sep 22
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Sep 23
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (S)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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