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Polney Crag

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Polney Crag Rock Climbing 

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Location: 56.569, -3.6122 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, Euan Cameron, Nick Russell, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Sep 8, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Polney Main Cliff left section


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

For the Highland Outcrops area.

Weather station 11.4 miles from here

43 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',13],['Bomb',1]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Moving up the slab on the 1st pitch of The End, 5....

The End 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Main Cliff - Right
1. Climb the left side of the slab, and either climb up a left slanting groove (harder, but well protected), or climb up the middle of the slab, until possible to step right onto an overlap and then up a step short section to the large ledge and belay.2. Climb up the steep bulge at the back of the ledge (crux). Move up a delicate slab, to pass through the overhang and the obvious break. Finish easily up the slab above the overhang....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Polney Main Cliff Central section
BETA PHOTO: Polney Main Cliff Central section
Rock Climbing Photo: Midway throught the Kestrel Crack Direct finish, w...
Midway throught the Kestrel Crack Direct finish, w...
Rock Climbing Photo: Polney Main Cliff right section
BETA PHOTO: Polney Main Cliff right section

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