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Glen Clova Rock Climbing 


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Location: 56.8628, -3.1534 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Glen Clova lies at the south eastern boundary of the Cairngorms. The climbs are on outcrops of rock mainly on the right side of the glen (as you approach them), but the mountain scenery gives the climbs a remote feeling.

Getting There 

From the small farming town of Kirriemuir, head north and follow the signs for Glen Clova. As you approach the end of the glen the crags a easily seen.

Climbing Season

For the North East area.

Weather station 14.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For Glen Clova
Rock Climbing Photo: about a third of the way up the route.

Proud Corner 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Lower North West Crag
Climb either the cracks or arete to a large ledge. Move left onto the face and climb up on edges to a triangular slab on the right. There is a fixed pin. Continue to a small ledge on thin holds, climb the slight corner to the top. Gear belay....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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