Mill Side Scar Routes

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Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
15 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

Heavily shaded by trees and with a slightly uninspiring band of rock at its base Mill Side Scar saves its best for higher up on the climbs where the rock improves greatly and the view is revealed. The crag gets plenty of sun in the morning but the base is heavily shaded by trees.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Proton
The left most line of bolts, starting from a raised ledge. A steep pull gains a small groove. Finish on easier ground.
2 user comments
 
Strong
6a
2
Pathfinder
The clean-cut groove high on the face that is gained via a hard bulging wall. The best of the easier lines here.
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
6b+
3
The Green Route
Scramble up the lower wall and take the bolt-line up the blank face, 2m right of the small tree on the ledge at 4m.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a+
4
Firebird
A technical wall pitch starting below a small groove.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a+
5
Mustang
A good route up the impressive wall. From just left of the small pillar, climb to a bolt. Continue up the line to a small tree...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6b
6
Intergrali
Hard moves up and through the bulges above the corner gains the small, leaning, yellow corner. Climb this to a lower-off out to...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7a
7
Cadillac
A very good sport climb and well worth the walk up to the crag. Climb the corner to the ledge. The spectacular...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c+
8
Countach
Surmount the stacked bulges to the right of the groove system of Cadillac. Above these a small thin flake is climbed to the...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
7b
9
Straight-8
Start up the wall right of Countach to the cave below the roof. Move right and climb the bulge direct via a tough sequence to...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Crimpy
8a
10
Fossil Groove
The wall and left-hand groove to a move right into the groove.
 6a
11
Fossil Crack
Tackle the lower wall before a big move accesses the crack.
 
Strong
6b
  • Latest Comments

    For MILL SIDE SCAR

    Pathfinder
    "6a+ is an absolute joke grade for this route. Thought some of the moves were ju..." 28/Sep

    Pathfinder
    "It now appears in the guide as first ascent Al Phizaklea and Dave Parker. Wrong,..." 24/Aug

    Proton
    "Actually better than it looks." 04/May

    Cadillac
    "wires and sling for the bottom section, great climbing through the groove, you c..." 04/May

    The Green Route
    "This is a lousy route. There are 2 manufactured holds at the crux, which look re..." 29/Sep

    Pathfinder
    "No way Pete Botterill, me and Dave Parker did this in the early 70's, one point ..." 03/May

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