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Polney Crag  


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Location: 56.569, -3.6122 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Polney Main Cliff left section

Description 

Polney offers a good selection of excellent moderate climbs with a couple of good technical test pieces for good measure. This is the easiest crag to reach with some parts of it being only a few feet from the old A9 road.


Getting There 

Drive through Dunkeld, and follow the road around to the it goes left. Keep on the main road and park, either below the Main Cliff (possible to park up off the road, cliff side), or continue for 200 ft and park below Ivy Buttress.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.4 miles from here

43 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',13],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',14],['5.7',4],['5.8',7],['5.9',7],['5.10',3],['5.11',4],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Polney Crag
Midway up the crux section on The Groove, 5.9 (VS 5a).

The Groove 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Main Cliff - Left
This is a crag classic.Climb up to the overhang, and traverse left on good but polished holds. Traverse up diagonally right, (old in situ pin), below a steep face on your left, until possible to step up left onto the slab above the steep face.Move left and up across the slab to cracked blocks. Now follow the groove up to the right all the way to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Polney Main Cliff Central section
BETA PHOTO: Polney Main Cliff Central section
Midway throught the <a href='/v/kestrel-crack-direct-finish/106022773'>Kestrel Crack Direct finish</a>, with Birnam in the background.
Midway throught the Kestrel Crack Direct finish, w...
Polney Main Cliff right section
BETA PHOTO: Polney Main Cliff right section

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