Glen Clova

Gayle and I were out climbing in Glen Clova today. This is an excellent venue with routes graded from Moderate to E8. There are both single pitch and multi pitch routes.

We had a good day climbing Twenty Minute Route (with the Severe variations), Flake Route and Parapet Route. Most routes are dry at the moment and the rock was warm today in the sun.

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Great moves at Glen Clova.

Great moves at Glen Clova.

Glen Clova

On Wednesday Pamela and I were out with Iona, Graeme, Nick and Wilson from Falkirk Community Trust Outdoors. We headed to Glen Clova to avoid the rain further West and climbed a number of routes including Proud Corner, Parapet Route Direct Start, Parapet Route, Flake Route and Central Crack.

Wilson and Graeme on Flake Route

Wilson and Graeme on Flake Route

Just about all these routes get several stars and rightly so as they give excellent varied climbing on good rock. The weather stayed dry with just the odd light drop of rain. There was minor seepage on some of the routes at the crag more prone to this.

Iona about to abseil from the stance on Parepet Route Direct Start

Iona about to abseil from the stance on Parepet Route Direct Start