Long Scar

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Boulder
Afternoon sun
15 mins
Uphill

This area makes a logical combination with Black Crag and a good circuit can be made starting by the track and working up through Long Scar to the Black Crag boulders which lie just above. Long Scar offers some varied problems, mostly in the lower grades, often on very rough rock.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Problem 1
Climb the front face of this landmark feature.
 
Bumstart
f5 5c
2
Problem 2
The arete is climbed from a sit-start at this grade.
 
Bumstart
f5+ 6a
3
Problem 3
The centre of the wall via the big hole.
 
Bumstart
f5+ 6a
4
Problem 4
Left side of the arete.
 
Bumstart
f5+ 6a
5
Problem 5
The bottom wall.
 
Bumstart
f3+ 4c
6
Left Slab
Pleasant and straightforward.
 f4+ 5b
7
Gem
Start at the lowest point of the slab and climb slightly leftwards, using the triangular hold for your right hand.
 
2 Stars
f6A
8
Right Slab
Start at the same point but go up right - the triangular hold is for your left hand this time.
 f5 5c
9
Problem 9
Traverse the lip on some of the most abrasive rock imaginable.
 
Bumstart
Rounded
f5 5c
10
Problem 10
The centre of the wall from sitting. The break traverse is also V1.
 
Bumstart
f5 5c
11
Problem 11
 f3
12
Problem 12
 f3
13
Problem 13
r Problem 14 c VB
 
1 Stars
f3+ 4c
14
Problem 15
 f3
15
Problem 16
The excellent crack is fingery.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
f5 5c
16
Left Wall
The best of a good trio of fingery wall problems.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
f5 5c
17
Problem 18
 
1 Stars
f4+ 5b
18
Problem 19
 f4 5a
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