Climbs 36
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 450m a.s.l
Faces SE

Craignaw and Dungeon Hill from the Long Loch of the Dungeon, Galloway Hills © Stephen Reid - Needle Sports

Crag features

Excellent remote crags in a splendid situation, providing high quality crack and slab climbs. The rock is rough and and sound througout, with very little loose rock. Lack of taffic means moss is common on the climbs but it does not affect the climbing too much.

Approach notes

The Silver Flowe bog below the crags is an SSSI and climbers should skirt this to the north near the forest - this is drier anyway.

The 2005 version of Lowland Outcrops says the previous bird ban has been lifted, so access is all year round.

Guidebooks

What this crag needs is more tussock grass.
baileyswalk - 07/Apr/15
Turn left down the new forest road just before the bothy to its end then follow a feint path through the trees just to the right of the fire break. Cross the stream and head for the large boulder in the middle of the silver flowe then follow a goat track southwest for a bit to skirt round the bottom of the wettest part.
machars - 31/May/12
Mountain biking is recommended to Backhill of Bush bothy, from there you can skirt the trees that go around the north of the bog by a path that is clearly visible from the crag and should have bikeable sections so bikes can be taken closer.
jonnie3430 - 04/Jun/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Dungeon Buttress 
2Galloway GroovesVD *4
3Battle Axe
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HS 4b 2
4Carrick Corner
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VS 4c **18
5Bruce's Stone
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E1 5b * 
6Scot's Wha Hae
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HVS 5b **12
7Incy Wincy Spider
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E2 5b ***4
8Parcel Of Rogues
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E3 6a *** 
9Parcel Of Rogues Direct
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E3 6a ** 
10Free Land
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E1 5b * 
11Bannockburn
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E1 5b **2
12English Gold
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E3 5c * 
13Hammer Of The Scotts
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E1 5b **2
14Comyn Corner
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S 4a 1
 Silver Slab 
16The Scrieve
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VS 4c **6
17The Wee Slanter
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S 4b **2
18Sprauchler's Groove
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VS 4b **3
19The Big Smirr
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S 4a *5
20Pembroke Mist
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S 4b *2
21Stairway To Heather
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VS 4c *1
 Cooran Buttress 
23Traitors Gait
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VS 4c **26
24Snakes And Ladders
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E1 5b *1
25Cooran Buttress Direct
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VS 5a *3
26Cooran Buttress
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HS 4b *2
27Hell Freezes Over
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IV 5 *** 
28Bickerdike's Buttress
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VS 4c *1
29Castles In The Air
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HVS 5a *1
30Monkey Puzzle
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VS 4c **8
31The Highway Man
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HVS 5a **5
32Heir Apparent
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HVS 5b **3
33Heir Apparent Direct FinishE3 5b ***4
34The Colonel's Corner
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HVS 5b ***36
35Cyclopath
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E1 5b **5
36Cooran Chimney
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E1 5b * 
 Lion's Head 
38Horns of a Dilemna
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HVS 5b ** 
39Saddle TrampE2 5b **1
40Aughty Star
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E1 ** 

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