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Clifton Crag Photo Gallery

This is a page of photos of climbing at Clifton. For a crag description and topos visit our Clifton Crag page.

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Dirl Chimney, Clifton Crag

Alex climbing her first VS at Clifton in Kirkcudbrightshire, August 2017.

Dirl Chimney, Clifton Crag

The hard moves to start Dirl Chimney, VS 4c.

Tour de Force at Clifton Crag, May 2015

Dave MacNicol finishing Tour de Force at Clifton Crag on a warm sunny afternoon, May 2015. This is probably the month when Clifton is at its finest - an incredible afternoon of good weather and climbing!

 

My nephew Douglas using a slightly unorthodox "knee-squeeze" technique on Liplet at Clifton crag.

Myself seconding the excellent "The ArÍte", July 2011. One of the best routes at Clifton, I was just checking it out for lichen etc,  prior to leading it again later.... honest!

Linda doing the same thing, at the crux....

   

Ian Brown leading Dirl Chimney, the classic VS at Clifton, summer 2009.

Ian Brown leading Dirl Chimney, the classic VS at Clifton, summer 2009.

Lindsay's first lead on the appropriately named Novice Crack, VS 4b, about 1999.

Ian Brown seconding on the first ascent of Frictional Belief, E1 5b,

Ian Brown seconding on the first recorded ascent of Frictional Belief, E2 5b,  September 2007.


Links

For a crag description and route topos visit our Clifton Crag page.

Galloway Climbing  An excellent set of web pages run by Stephen Reid of Needlesports with some good Galloway climbing information, including many new routes we did together in the last few years. Excellent topo diagrams of some of the newer climbing areas.

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