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Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 10, 2022, 05:07:27 pm
Wee topo for the recently developed Divie Bouldering for anyone visiting.

https://scottishbloc.com/topos/divie/

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#1 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 10, 2022, 07:56:53 pm
Brilliant topo! The crag, the photos, the poetry and storytelling. The Stolen Child looks killer too. Sterling work.

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#2 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 10, 2022, 08:46:23 pm
Thankyou!

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#3 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 10, 2022, 09:27:50 pm
Yeah, it looks great Ted. Love the mix of art, literature and climbing guide. Really look forward to a visit.

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#4 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 10, 2022, 10:20:28 pm
Nice work. Such a cool spot!
Really enjoyed climbing at the tomb when passing through a few months back. Great little venue.

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#5 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 10, 2022, 10:35:21 pm
Beautiful topo and a great looking spot, thank you!

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#6 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 10, 2022, 11:51:36 pm
Adding my voice to the praise Teddy, an entertaining read. I used to pass this way often, and will try to find an excuse to do so again now I know what's to be found there.

But are you the Stolen Child, or did you steal one?

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#7 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 11, 2022, 10:36:06 am
Thankyou for the kind words  :bow:

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#8 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 11, 2022, 10:59:44 am
Great work Teddy, psyched to come have a look.

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#9 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
January 11, 2022, 10:06:55 pm
Don't make them like this anymore, loving all the history and details.
Think one of the hellboy comics was based on that poem

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Excellent work Teddy. What software did you use to create the map and topo pics? I keep meaning to do a definitive D & G guide one of these days..

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8m extremely unlikely to ever go here, but the comments piqued my interest, and I was not disappointed! Great work, reminded me of the old nick white Devon guide.

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Excellent work Teddy. What software did you use to create the map and topo pics? I keep meaning to do a definitive D & G guide one of these days..

Hey Stewart, I used Scribus for putting it all together, then used Krita for the map and topos, and used GIMP for touching up certain photos. I was on Linux OS but I think you can get those programs free on both windows and mac.

A D&G guide would be very cool! Need to come down for a trip sometime

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Cheers bud


That's what everyone says! :-)

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That is one of the absolute best crag write-ups I have ever read. Incredible.

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Just to add my thanks for this excellent work.

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That is one of the absolute best crag write-ups I have ever read. Incredible.

 :bow:

No, wait, how stupid of me! This is actually a massive ego trip and the rocks should be left unrecorded and unshared. Bad, Teddy! Bad!

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That is one of the absolute best crag write-ups I have ever read. Incredible.

 :bow:

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Thanks Ted. Pleasure to read and great to have a platform to share it on. Hope you don't mind me sharing the video Johnstone made - I think others here will enjoy it too.

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Wee topo for the recently developed Divie Bouldering for anyone visiting.

https://scottishbloc.com/topos/divie/

Awesome! Top work, thank you.

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#20 Re: Divie (Findhorn Gorge) Bouldering Topo
February 26, 2022, 08:09:50 pm
Paid a visit today, unfortunately the Tomb was seeping so we didn't climb, but what a great wee spot. Didn't expect the rock to be so good.

And with a proper bit of history too. Didn't fancy the cave entrance in the mud, but psyched to explore it next time!

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Paid a visit today, unfortunately the Tomb was seeping so we didn't climb, but what a great wee spot. Didn't expect the rock to be so good.

And with a proper bit of history too. Didn't fancy the cave entrance in the mud, but psyched to explore it next time!

That's cool you had a look, and a shame it was seeping!

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Did a rafting trip down the Findhorn Gorge on Saturday, what a beautiful area. There are some amazing bits of water worn rock for bouldering and DWS along the sides of the main gorge itself, that have fisherman access at numerous points. Sadly no photos (didn't dare take camera or phone!). Went with these guys, recommended.

https://aceadventures.co.uk/white-water-rafting-scotland/rafting-cliff-jumping/

I had GPS running on watch, so could probably point anyone who was interested at the bits with the best potential.

 

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