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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

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1.1mm rain
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15 °C
12 kph

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16 °C
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15 °C
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16 °C
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15 °C
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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 72
3Rake's ProgressD 175
4Uncle'sVS 4c *143
5Mother's Little HelperS 4a 80
6Straight and NarrowD 209
7ModeratorM 69
8Moderator (Nose start)D 39
9Direct VariationHVS 5b 21
10Easy StagesM 79
 ORIEL WALL  
12Left Side GrooveS 27
13Left SideS 4a 74
14The Mounting BlockHD 87
15The NutcrackersD 86
16The Nutcrackers WallHVD 42
17Gentle SlabM 79
18Spiral StairsVD 66
19Spiral Stairs Left HandD 4
 PARSON'S NOSE BUTTRESS  
21Parson's ChimneyM 107
22Hand JiveVS 5b 99
23Left Edge *f5 1
24Jiver's WallVS 4c 189
25Jivers Sit Start *f5+ 1
26Jiver's Wall Right AreteVS 5a 17
27Bop RouteMS *186
28BoppedVS 5a 54
29Bop Arete Sit Start *f6A 1
30Zoot RouteVD **237
31The NoseHVS 5b 66
 SCOT BUTTRESS  
33The Neb ButtressM 28
34The NebHVS 5b 12
35The VallumS 4a *201
36Hadrian's WallHS 4b *226
37Corner Direct - LeftS 4a *177
38Corner Direct - RightHS 4b *116
39Nook and CrannyMS *139
40Nook and Cranny - Direct StartHS 4b *142
41Highland FlingE1 5b 29
42Bawbee CrackHD 168
43Blaeberry CrackD 311
44Blaeberry Buttress DirectHS 4b 200
45Blaeberry Buttress Direct, but no vertical crack!HD 13
46Blaeberry ButtressM **132
47Blaeberry Buttress VariationHD 31
48Scot's GirdleMVS 4b *8
 ROMULUS AND REMUS  
50Wolf Wall CornerD 34
51Wolf WallS 4a 194
52Wolf WhistleHS 4b *211
53Woodpecker WallS 4a *330
54RomulusHS 4b 186
55Tiber ChimneyM 69
56Decline and FallVS 4b 25
57Tiber WallE1 5c 27
58RemusVS 4c 110
59Remus - Right Hand FinishVS 5a 21
 THE PROW AREA  
61HalyardsD 128
62Little by LittleVD *158
63Eliminate WallHVS 5a 19
64Main Mast CrackS 4a *137
65StewkerE1 5c **137
66ProwessE3 6b 14
67The ProwE1 5a 147
68Galley ChimneyM 92
69The HeadsHS 4b 143
70The BulkheadHS 4b *214
71The Bulkhead Variation IIHS 4b 2
72The KeelHVS 5a 30
73Plimsoll Linenone 4c 18
 ADAM AND EVE  
75Jill's DelightD 132
76Right Hand SideD 102
77EvensVS 4c *89
78Curving AreteVS 4c 63
79MegabiteE1 5c 7
80Jack's DelightVS 4b *154
81EveHVS 5a *112
82Eve - Right HandE2 5b *57
83Hob NobsE3 6a 4
84SerpentE3 6a 13
 GREEN WALL'S AND THE PULPIT AREA  
86Green WallM 43
87Archer's AreteHS 4b 32
88Archers and lemonadenone 5c 3
89Archer's CrackVD 33
90ClarenceVD 35
91Clarence DirectVS 5b 16
92Clarence AreteVS 4c 10
93The PulpitE1 5b **72
94Sunday Morning SlabV0- 6
95Lazing on a Sunday AfternoonHVS 5b 24
96The ChoirVD 151
97Lost AreteVS 4c 67
98Anvil ChorusVS 5b *47
99Forgotten WallVS 4c *97
 Climb nameGradex
100Forgotten AreteVS 4c 69
101Low Level Traversenone 4b 13
102Lost ChimneyM 29
103Wall and CrackS 4a 27
104Tried in VeinV3 6a 8
 CRAGRAT BOULDER  
106Hip To Be Square *V1 5
107Mono Pony *V2 6
 DRUNKEN BUTTRESS  
109Seamy SideD *205
110Bottoms UpHS 4b *233
111HangoverVS 4c *299
112Tippling WallHVS 5a **273
113Tippling AreteHVS 5b 85
114HumbugE4 7a 6
115The ShelfE2 5c **83
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 69
123Pisa ButtressVS 5a 63
124Gravity WallHS 4b *149
125Gravity Wall DirectHS 4c **94
126Defying GravityVS 4c *4
127GravitonE1 5b  
128Galileo's GullyS 4a 36
129Galileo's Gully (inside route)D 16
 SCUGDALE BUTTRESS  
131Tooth and NailMVS 4b *144
132SupineVS 5a 56
133HybridHS 4b 24
134Scugdale Chimney EliminateVS 4b 142
135Scugdale ChimneyD *264
136Scugdale WallMVS 4b 128
137Zeta WallVS 4c **257
138DeviatorHVS 5c *30
139Nameless CrackVD 36
 BARKER'S BUTTRESS  
141Cubs' ClimbD 176
142Kitten's ClimbVD *155
143Pups' ClimbS 4a 321
144BonzoVS 5b *216
145Pets' CornerHS 4b *378
146The AreteVS 4c 171
147Whippet WallVS 4c 230
148Barker's ChimneyD 125
149PlutoHS 4b 207
150Pluto VariantHVS 6a 76
151Cat WalkHD 69
152HyenaS 4a 47
153Cerberus CrackS 4a 78
154Peke's PerchS 4a 82
 HOLLY TREE BUTTRESS  
156Pingers Left-handVS 5a 204
157PingersVS 5a **424
158Pingers Right-handVS 5b 109
159Prickly RibHVD 132
160Holly Tree ChimneyHD 72
161Touch and GoE2 6b 5
162Holly Tree WallHS 4b *240
163Holly Tree HoverVS 5a 73
164Saint's WallHVD *249
165Oak Tree WallS 4a 154
166Oak Tree Gully AreteS 22
167Oak Tree Gully WallD 31
 HUMPTY DUMPTY  
169The MantelshelfHS 4b *213
170Humpty DumptyHS 4b 180
 THE RAZOR  
172Left Hand SwingHVD 4b 12
173Central RouteHVD 133
174Slashed WallHVD 170
175The GashD 174
176The Gash - Arete FinishHS 4b 129
177Razor WallHS 4b 201
178Razor RibVD **553
179Razor Rib DirectVD *33
180GilletteVS 5a 154
181The StropD 128
182SudsHVS 5a 83
183TensionHVS 5b 44
184Tension Right-HandVS 5a 10
 BEGINNER'S SLAB  
186AlphaHD 381
187BetaD 402
188GammaHD *390
189Gamma Arete StartMVS 6
 CURTAIN SLAB  
191Curtain CallD 327
192Curtain CrackVD 338
193Curtain Corner (Left Side)VD 281
194Curtain Corner (Right Side)D 145
195Low Level Traversenone 6a/b 5
196Explode *f6A+ 1
197Side Wall *f4 *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