Raven's Scar

Climbs 111 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 390m a.s.l – Faces N

Crag features
Not often in good condition due to its northerly aspect and altitude; definitely a summer crag. Recommended: Airlift (S), Ahab (HS), Forest Face (HS), Satchmo (E2), Fever Pitch (E2), Stratagem (E4/5).

Access notes
Park at the top of Hasty Bank on the B1257 around 3 miles south of Broughton.

Take the forestry track leading up and west for 20 minutes until the crag appears on the left. Cross the stile and up the hillside to the crag.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.


Out of print: North East England (2003), North York Moors (1985)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Evening WallHS 4b
2ThrasherVS 4c
3Suede Show ShuffleHVS 5c
4En PassantS 4a *
5AfterthoughtHVS 5a
6Lazy BonesHS 4b *
7Grooves-ologyVS 5a **
8StardustE1 5b *
9ScrewedE4 6b
10Screwed (Right-Hand Finish)E3 6a
11SatchmoE2 5c ***
12A Different Kind of BlueE7 6c ***
13Ch-ChingE6 6c **
14StratagemE5 6b ***
15CollateralE7 6c **
16Apache RoofE3 5c
17Sunshine SlabVD *
19Sunshine GullyII *
20Sunny DelightE1 5b
21Little GemHVS 5a
22Micro CrackHVS 5b
23Flight of FancyHS 4b
24Too Young To Fly (aka Chalky's Route)HVS 5a *
25Too Young to Fly - Direct FinishHVS 5c *
26Loose EndsE2 5c *
27Rock BottomE3 6b *
28AhabHS 4b **
29Ahab Direct Startnone 6a *
30Hard Onnone 5c **
31Rock Onnone 6a *
32JonahVS 5a *
33Jonah - Ingham's Variantnone 6b *
34Testament of Youthnone 6b
35Moby DickHS 4b
36Moby Dick Variation FinishVS 4c
37Dirty DickD
38Dirty Dick DirectVS 5a
39Forest FaceHS 4b ***
40Red LightHVS 5a *
41Naught For Your ComfortE1 5c *
42HookerE2 5c *
43Harlot's GrooveVS 4c **
44Harlot's BodyHVS 5b
45Harlot's Body - Painted Lady FinishE1 5b
46Tumble-Down DickD *
47Tumble-Down DickIII **
48Rough and TumbleHVS 5b
49Tumble-Down CrackHS 4b
50Tumble-Down Crack Variation StartVS 5a
51The OmenE1 5a *
52The Omen AreteE1 5b *
53Spell BoundE2 5b *
54WaterslideHS 4b **
55Waterslide (Variation Finish)none 4a
56Waterslide Left HandHS 4b *
57Fever PitchE2 5b **
58GangreneE3 6b *
59Shorter's WallE5 6b
60Three Screaming PopesE6 6c *
61Monty's VariantE7 6b
62Italian ConnectionE1 5b
63Via AnnaVS 4b
64Overhanging WallVS 5a
65Blind AlleyVD
66BroadwayVS 5a
67AirlessHS 4b
68AirliftS 4a *
69Airlift (Variation Start)S 4a **
70Fade AwayHS 4b
71Sam StretchVS 4c
72Greasy GullyS 4a
73Greasy GullyIII
74Left WallS 4b
75Greasy WallVD
76John Denver's Greatest S**tVS 4c
77Pencil LineE3 5b
78Crocodile ChimneyD
79Monkey PuzzleD
80Durius MeliusE1 5b
81Monkey NutVS 4b *
82TelstarVS 4c *
83Montezuma's RevengeVS 5a
84Roseberry CornerHS 4b
85LedgesHVS 5a
86Grassy slope west of 'Ledges'I
87Terminal EntryHVS 5a
88Dirt DevilVS 4c
89JackalE1 5b
90SniperHS 4b *
91Gun ButtressM
92GalaxyVD *
94Star TrekS 4a
95Scout CrackD
97Butt HeadVS 4c *
98Square ChimneyD
99Green GullyVD
100Butt End WallS 4a
101TiltVS 5a *
102Home FrontVS 4b
105SmokelessHS 4b
106Alcove WallE1 5c
107SootyS 4a
109NutterVS 4b
110Left End TraverseVS 4c
111Central GirdleHVS 5a
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Signs currently asking people not to use the forestry track due to erosion. In this weather it's a muddy nightmare anyway, so heading along the top via the Cleveland Way is the best option at the moment.
Dave 88 - 23/Feb/14
Contrary to what the guidebook says, Waterslide (HS 4b) is not cleaner and better than it looks, it is much dirtier and just as bad. The optional traversing finish almost makes it worthwhile though.
Simon Caldwell - 14/Jul/03
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These details were last updated on 09/Sep/2011

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