Loup Scar Routes

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Sport
Early morning sun
10 mins
Level
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered

A very steep crag that has numerous overhangs and roofs separated by short vertical walls. It's in a perfect setting, just above the river, and the routes stay dry in the rain. It does seep in winter and is difficult to reach when the river is high.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
What You Like
Pegs and an old thread mark the line of this short section of roof at the far left-hand side of the crag.
 7a
2
Swing Time
Tackle the line of cracks that access some difficult ground just around the lip.
 
1 Stars
Strong
6c
3
Guided Muscle
An excellent line through a blank looking section of the roof that features a number of bouldery moves.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b
4
Loupy Lou
Weird hauling past a big slot in the roof.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Strong
7a+
5
Guadaloupe
The wild and unlikely-looking roof. Spanning between the two cracks is the crux. Rarely climbed but about sport 7c.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
E6
6
Lapper
An excellent line and a popular all-weather E2. Climb the short corner and crack to an awkward step right onto a ramp. Follow...
 
2 Stars
E2
7
Louphole
Climb through the bulges past two resin bolts. A hard rockover gains Lapper.
 
1 Stars
Strong
7b+
8
Slapper
A short roof climb tackling the bulge to gain the ramp of Lapper midway along.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
7b
9
Slap Happy
The best of the four lower roof climbs. Hard moves are required to reach Lapper.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
7a+
10
Louper
Climb the steep thin crack and traverse right to a lower-off below loose ground.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
E2
11
Central Crack
A desperate finish to Louper across the crackless bulge. Start up the first section of Slap Happy if you have no wires.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b+
12
True Colours
The leaning wall and bulges to the right of Central Crack meeting Central Crack at the overhang. Originally the line finished...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
7c
13
Last Lap
Scramble up the ramp then traverse leftwards above the roof to finish at the lower-off of Louper.
 
Loose
E4
  • Latest Comments

    For LOUP SCAR

    Guadaloupe
    "Changed from 7c ** to E6 6b **, no votes" 27/Mar

    Loupy Lou
    "The ivy has been again peeled back." 08/Aug

    Guadaloupe
    "You are in for a big shock if you are expecting a 7b clip up!1. Its not 7b!! 2.I..." 13/Feb

    Slap Happy
    "Newly bolted but the first one is a long way up. Very hard to put the clips in ..." 06/Sep

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