CROWBERRY RIDGE

A climbing party making their way up Abraham’s Ledge on the climb to Crowberry Tower in Glencoe. (clip)

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Birds
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: CROWBERRY RIDGE

Reference number: 3088

Date: 1928, Sept

Director: [filmed by P.F. Carmichael]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11 mins

Description: Climbing in Glen Coe.

See also refs. 3086, 3087, 2088, 3089.

Shotlist: The Crowberry Ridge. Bushaille Etive Mor (3,345 feet) Glencoe (0.10) brief city street scenes. Countryside (0.41) Corrie Ba The Real Source of the Tay gvs (1.15) Car on road. Kings House Hotel (Glencoe) (1.33) Scenics Glencoe (1.52) Climbers on road, posed for camera (2.23) Ringed Plover Eggs and Young Bird gvs same, hand in shot points out camouflaged eggs; prods the small chick to move it (2.48) Putting on rope at foot of rocks (2,300feet) gvs climbers on ascent (4.56) Introducing the photographer and some technicalities man ascending narrow chimney by rope (7.10) The climbing party again - looking vertically up the steep rocks to Abraham's Ledge gvs climbing party (9.34) Crowberry Tower Top of the climb at 3,200 feet man at top (10.12) The Finish - a pool in the River Etive swimmer (10.31)