Black Crag (Scafell)

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Winter
Evening sun
Uphill
60 mins

NY 201070 600m NW Facing On the right at the top of Brown Tongue, being lower and West facing this crag doesn't come into condition as often as the other Scafell Crags. Approach: Ascend Brown Tongue from Bracken Close.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Sinister Ridge
150m. Start 16m right of the left hand ridge. Climb walls and grooves, finish left of the summer line up a shallow gully.
 
2 Stars
III 4
2
Dexter Slab
60m. No description available
 III
3
Black Crag Gully
30m. The easy gully running diagonally left from the foot of Hole and Corner Gully.
 I/II
4
Hole and Corner Gully
50m The obvious gully up on the right hand side of the crag. Steeper ice sometimes forms running left out of Hole and Corner...
 II
  • Latest Comments

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    Steep Gill
    "I would have to agree with the above comments. I climbed it in poor conditions (..." 03/Nov top50

    Slingsby's Chimney Route
    "Thought the chimney was worth V5 as I couldn't excavate any pro in the thing (on..." 16/Dec top50

    Crenation Ridge
    "Some difficult short steps, we thought II 4 the day we did it!" 04/May

    Steep Gill Direct start
    "Felt like a sustained, technical 6, with gear not always easy to spot in a moss ..." 15/Mar top50

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