Snibe Hill

Climbs 51 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude ? – Faces S

Crag features
The rocky south-eastern tip of Craignaw consists of a number of clean buttresses of premium-quality granite, unaccountably overlooked in the past. The crag is south-facing and all day sun (with a consequent lack of midges) and a lovely outlook are further bonuses. Wires are far more use here than on most other Galloway mountain crags.

Approach notes
Approach: Either from Craigencallie up the Backhill of Bush Road until directly opposite the crag at NX 478817 in an area of recent felling, at which point it is possible to cross the Cooran Lane and approach the crag directly. The location of faint goat tracks across the moor tend to indicate the best places to cross the otherwise deep and sinister Cooran Lane (1 hour by bike, 1 1/2 hours on foot). Alternatively from Loch Trool by way of Loch Valley (1 1/2 hours).

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
2Almscliff V DiffHVS 5b  
3GoatesqueE2 5b  
4GoatzillaE2 5c  
6The Young PretenderHVS 5a  
7Long Tall SallyHVS 5b 2
8Hooves of FireE1 5a  
10Swamp FeverS 4a  
11McKinlay MurmeringsVD  
12Denali De-BriefHS 4b *2
13Cleanliness is Next toS 4a ** 
14GoatlinessHS 4b *2
15Burning the GoatsHS 4b * 
17Arabian NightsVD  
19Pointless of the SnibeS 4a  
20Timorous Cooran BeastieE1 5b ** 
21Springs of EnchantmentE1 5b ***1
22Ram AttangVS 4c * 
23Silver SandVS 4c **2
25The Call of the WeirdVS 5a * 
26The Arete DirectE3 6b ** 
27The AreteVS 4c *2
28Walk on Hot CoalsVS 4c ** 
30Eau de GoatVS 4c  
31Cat Goat your Tongue?VS 4c * 
32Cornarroch ChimneyVD  
33Original RouteD  
35Man the LifegoatsVS 4c * 
36Chook RunHS 4b  
37Direct VariationHVS 5a  
39BambiHVS 5a  
40BeltieE3 5c *** 
41If it's Hard at the Bottom, It's Turf at the TopS 4b  
43The Goat, the Bad and the UglyVS 5a  
44Let the Goat Times RollVS 4c * 
45Kid's PlayM  
47YllasS 4b  
48Gordon BennettHVS 4c  
49NehpetsS 4b  
50Goat for It!VS 4c  
51Sally AreteS  
53Rivergoat RamblerVS 4c  
54The Alchemist's DreamE1 5b *** 
55Juniper CracksVS 4c  
56Juniper Cracks DirectE2 5b * 
57Wider by FaaVS 4c  
58Little EgyptVS  
59JethroVS 4c  
60The Faa SideVD  
61Faa HarderHS 4c  
62Faa Harder StillE1 5a  
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