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.Go Climbing Information about the services I can provide as a Mountaineering Instructor.
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.
Lindsay's first lead on the appropriately named Novice Crack, VS 4b, about 1999.
John Biggar just past the crux finish of Sideshoot VS 4c, the first route at Clifton (if you start at the north end). Photo: David McNicol.
Linda Biggar leading The Groove, July 2011.
Dave McNicol escaping from the jungle on Elder's Crack, VS 4b, July 2011.
Dave McNicol on Red Slab, VS 5a, about 2004.
Ian Brown seconding on the first recorded ascent of Frictional Belief, E2 5b, September 2007.
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.