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Scugdale - Scot Crags

North Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 182 – Rocktype Sandstone (hard) – Altitude 307m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
A pleasant edge of hard sandstone that extends along the rim of this quiet valley. The crag rarely reaches more than 10m in height and offers everything from pleasant slabs to technical cracks and aretes to pumpy overhangs.

Recommended routes: Tippling Wall (5a), The Shelf (5c), Hangover (4c), Zeta Wall (4c), Pingers (5a)

Access notes
Dogs on short leads - farmland.

From Swainby (on the A172) head south-east on a minor road on the true L bank of the beck that flows through the village, until you can cross the beck by a ford. Continue with care up the road for 3 mi to the road head and park with care.

5 min walk leads to the crag.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

 Today  Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat 

4.9mm rain
Cloudy
14 °C
15 kph

0.6mm rain
Sun
14 °C
21 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
27 kph

0.5mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
24 kph

0.0mm rain
Cloudy
15 °C
10 kph
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Guidebooks
Northern England (2008),
Out of print: North East England (2003), North York Moors (1985)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 RAKE'S BUTTRESS  
2AuntiesVS 5a 73
3Rake's ProgressD 179
4Uncle'sVS 4c *146
5Mother's Little HelperS 4a 80
6Straight and NarrowD 213
7ModeratorM 71
8Moderator (Nose start)D 39
9Direct VariationHVS 5b 21
10Easy StagesM 81
 ORIEL WALL  
12Left Side GrooveS 27
13Left SideS 4a 75
14The Mounting BlockHD 88
15The NutcrackersD 87
16The Nutcrackers WallHVD 42
17Gentle SlabM 80
18Spiral StairsVD 67
19Spiral Stairs Left HandD 4
 PARSON'S NOSE BUTTRESS  
21Parson's ChimneyM 108
22Hand JiveVS 5b 100
23Left Edge *f5 1
24Jiver's WallVS 4c 194
25Jivers Sit Start *f5+ 1
26Jiver's Wall Right AreteVS 5a 17
27Bop RouteMS *192
28BoppedVS 5a 55
29Bop Arete Sit Start *f6A 1
30Zoot RouteVD **241
31The NoseHVS 5b 69
 SCOT BUTTRESS  
33The Neb ButtressM 28
34The NebHVS 5b 12
35The VallumS 4a *202
36Hadrian's WallHS 4b *228
37Corner Direct - LeftS 4a *179
38Corner Direct - RightHS 4b *119
39Nook and CrannyMS *140
40Nook and Cranny - Direct StartHS 4b *143
41Highland FlingE1 5b 30
42Bawbee CrackHD 170
43Blaeberry CrackD 317
44Blaeberry Buttress DirectHS 4b 204
45Blaeberry Buttress Direct, but no vertical crack!HD 13
46Blaeberry ButtressM **134
47Blaeberry Buttress VariationHD 31
48Scot's GirdleMVS 4b *8
 ROMULUS AND REMUS  
50Wolf Wall CornerD 34
51Wolf WallS 4a 198
52Wolf WhistleHS 4b *214
53Woodpecker WallS 4a *335
54RomulusHS 4b 190
55Tiber ChimneyM 72
56Decline and FallVS 4b 26
57Tiber WallE1 5c 31
58RemusVS 4c 111
59Remus - Right Hand FinishVS 5a 21
 THE PROW AREA  
61HalyardsD 131
62Little by LittleVD *160
63Eliminate WallHVS 5a 19
64Main Mast CrackS 4a *139
65StewkerE1 5c **139
66ProwessE3 6b 14
67The ProwE1 5a 150
68Galley ChimneyM 95
69The HeadsHS 4b 144
70The BulkheadHS 4b *215
71The Bulkhead Variation IIHS 4b 2
72The KeelHVS 5a 32
73Plimsoll Linenone 4c 19
 ADAM AND EVE  
75Jill's DelightD 136
76Right Hand SideD 106
77EvensVS 4c *89
78Curving AreteVS 4c 65
79MegabiteE1 5c 7
80Jack's DelightVS 4b *157
81EveHVS 5a *116
82Eve - Right HandE2 5b *59
83Hob NobsE3 6a 4
84SerpentE3 6a 13
 GREEN WALL'S AND THE PULPIT AREA  
86Green WallM 44
87Archer's AreteHS 4b 32
88Archers and lemonadenone 5c 3
89Archer's CrackVD 35
90ClarenceVD 35
91Clarence DirectVS 5b 16
92Clarence AreteVS 4c 10
93The PulpitE1 5b **72
94Sunday Morning SlabV0- 6
95Lazing on a Sunday AfternoonHVS 5b 25
96The ChoirVD 153
97Lost AreteVS 4c 69
98Anvil ChorusVS 5b *48
99Forgotten WallVS 4c *100
 Climb nameGradex
100Forgotten AreteVS 4c 72
101Low Level Traversenone 4b 13
102Lost ChimneyM 29
103Wall and CrackS 4a 29
104Tried in VeinV3 6a 8
 CRAGRAT BOULDER  
106Hip To Be Square *V1 5
107Mono Pony *V2 6
 DRUNKEN BUTTRESS  
109Seamy SideD *209
110Bottoms UpHS 4b *236
111HangoverVS 4c *305
112Tippling WallHVS 5a **278
113Tippling AreteHVS 5b 86
114HumbugE4 7a 6
115The ShelfE2 5c **86
116Tippling Traversenone 6b *15
117Top PitchVS 5a *2
 SHARK'S HEAD BOULDER  
119Shark's Head LeftV2 5b 18
120Shark's Head (Right Hand)V5 6b *6
 PISA BUTRESS  
122Plumb LineS 4a 73
123Pisa ButtressVS 5a 65
124Gravity WallHS 4b *152
125Gravity Wall DirectHS 4c **95
126Defying GravityVS 4c *4
127GravitonE1 5b  
128Galileo's GullyS 4a 38
129Galileo's Gully (inside route)D 16
 SCUGDALE BUTTRESS  
131Tooth and NailMVS 4b *148
132SupineVS 5a 57
133HybridHS 4b 25
134Scugdale Chimney EliminateVS 4b 142
135Scugdale ChimneyD *270
136Scugdale WallMVS 4b 130
137Zeta WallVS 4c **261
138DeviatorHVS 5c *30
139Nameless CrackVD 36
 BARKER'S BUTTRESS  
141Cubs' ClimbD 181
142Kitten's ClimbVD *157
143Pups' ClimbS 4a 327
144BonzoVS 5b *219
145Pets' CornerHS 4b *383
146The AreteVS 4c 173
147Whippet WallVS 4c 234
148Barker's ChimneyD 128
149PlutoHS 4b 210
150Pluto VariantHVS 6a 76
151Cat WalkHD 70
152HyenaS 4a 48
153Cerberus CrackS 4a 80
154Peke's PerchS 4a 83
 HOLLY TREE BUTTRESS  
156Pingers Left-handVS 5a 207
157PingersVS 5a **431
158Pingers Right-handVS 5b 112
159Prickly RibHVD 135
160Holly Tree ChimneyHD 74
161Touch and GoE2 6b 5
162Holly Tree WallHS 4b *244
163Holly Tree HoverVS 5a 74
164Saint's WallHVD *252
165Oak Tree WallS 4a 159
166Oak Tree Gully AreteS 24
167Oak Tree Gully WallD 33
 HUMPTY DUMPTY  
169The MantelshelfHS 4b *214
170Humpty DumptyHS 4b 182
 THE RAZOR  
172Left Hand SwingHVD 4b 14
173Central RouteHVD 136
174Slashed WallHVD 174
175The GashD 178
176The Gash - Arete FinishHS 4b 132
177Razor WallHS 4b 204
178Razor RibVD **561
179Razor Rib DirectVD *35
180GilletteVS 5a 155
181The StropD 131
182SudsHVS 5a 84
183TensionHVS 5b 45
184Tension Right-HandVS 5a 11
 BEGINNER'S SLAB  
186AlphaHD 389
187BetaD 408
188GammaHD *397
189Gamma Arete StartMVS 6
 CURTAIN SLAB  
191Curtain CallD 333
192Curtain CrackVD 345
193Curtain Corner (Left Side)VD 286
194Curtain Corner (Right Side)D 150
195Low Level Traversenone 6a/b 5
196Explode *f6A+ 1
197Side Wall *f4 *1
198Jivers Wall Traverse *f6B+ *1
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Fantastic quality rock, such a great place! Love it after just one visit!
ebachini - 15/Jul/10

fantastic crag with some very good problems. if you only solo razor rib in the early morning sun then it's worth the trip alone. perfect.
rain dog... - 07/Sep/04

fantastic crag, beautifull setting, brilliant rock and possibly the finest V-Diff solo anywhere! if you only go to solo 'razor rib' in the early morning sun then your trip will have been worthwile! excellent :-)
rain dog... - 06/Sep/04