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Corwar

Dumfries and Galloway, SCOTLAND

Climbs 12 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 100m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
A small but steep buttress of compact granite. Can be midge ridden in summer. Protection can be tricky on some of the routes and a good selection of small camming devices is recommended.

The most prominent feature of the crag is the shallow chimney-grooze of Bigger Than Tigger on the left. Lengths given are the route lengths - a further 10m is required to belay.

Access notes
Park in the large lay-by near the lookout platform at the Glen of the Bar on the A712. Follow a trail down and across a stream and continue until the trail runs out. Then take a bearing of 120 degrees through woods (paint marks or tape mark the crag (takes about 10-15m from car park). The crag sits above a forest trach which can be accessed 2km further south along the A712 (signed Corwar and Dallash). The Foresty Commiddion allow pedestrian and bicycle access along this track but no vehicles please (25min). The crag is probably easier to find taking the second route.

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Guidebooks
Lowland Outcrops (2005)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Pinus WorshipVD *4
2Bigger Than TiggerS 4b *15
3Alpamayo no MoreVS 4c *10
4The PruneVS 4b **14
5The peachHVS 5a **17
6Plum lineE2 5b ***7
 Climb nameGradex
7Corwar wallHVS 5a **11
8nutcaseE2 5b **1
9tutti fruttiE1 5b **3
10The harvestersE4 5c * 
11Ruta AurelioE1 5b **7
12The midgeHVS 5a 2
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If driving to the longer approach from the north then the sign you are looking out for says Panmure Fishing! However if you miss this then it's also approachable from the next forest track to the south.
Mike_Watson_99 - 19/Apr/14

this is a lovely little crag and the other routes looked good but I think it needs more traffic or a good clean to get rid of pine needles and moss build up/ general dirt. The tape mark on the trees only goes from the top of the crag to the bottom so the first route is a bit challenging through fairly thick forest with felled tree obstacles on a bearing and about 20//25 mins anyway. I think I would take the second route next time
abbeywall - 21/May/12

Dont forget to checkout Craigdews the neighbouring crag for some multi pitch routes. Only 5 mins further up rode if comming from newton stewart.
K_MacLeod - 09/Sep/08