Spot the climber: Mountaineer scales massive cliff in Scotland

PIC BY Dave MacLeod / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED Keita Kurakami climbs up Creag Mo)- The deceiving pictures show a very well-hidden climber, on the stunning Scottish Highlands. Dave MacLeod, 40, a professional rock climber, snapped the images last week, while visiting the Isle of Harris, Scotland. Dave is based in Roy Bridge in the highlands of Scotland and was on a climbing trip with his friend Keita Kurakami. Dave said: I was there with two Japanese climbers and we were trying to climb some new routes on a cliff called Creag Mo. SEE CATERS COPY
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At first glance, it looks like any other photo of Scotland's stunning rugged mountainous landscapes - until you realise there's actually a tiny climber scaling the rockface.

Dave MacLeod, a professional rock climber, snapped these incredible images last week while visiting the Isle of Harris, off the northern coast of mainland Scotland.

"I was there with two Japanese climbers and we were trying to climb some new routes on a cliff called Creag Mo," he says.

"Between us, we climbed four new routes on these walls during the week, and I also tried a harder line that I didn't succeed on this time and will have to make a return visit to make another attempt," Dave said.

Dave said he and his friend Keita Kurakami like to climb at places most people wouldn't even consider. 

"People who are unfamiliar with the sport of rock climbing might think that because all of the mountain peaks in the UK have been climbed, there aren't new challenges to be done that have never been done before."

Dave said there are unclimbed walls all over the Scottish mountains, where no-one has ever been, but Dave and Kurakami plan to change that.

Caters News.

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