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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.

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Northern England (2008),
Out of print: North East England (2003), North York Moors (1985)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2AuntiesVS 5a 69
3Rake's ProgressD 174
4Uncle'sVS 4c *142
5Mother's Little HelperS 4a 80
6Straight and NarrowD 206
7ModeratorM 69
8Moderator (Nose start)D 39
9Direct VariationHVS 5b 21
10Easy StagesM 79
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
21Parson's ChimneyM 106
22Hand JiveVS 5b 98
23Left Edge *f5 1
24Jiver's WallVS 4c 188
25Jivers Sit Start *f5+ 1
26Jiver's Wall Right AreteVS 5a 17
27Bop RouteMS *183
28BoppedVS 5a 52
29Bop Arete Sit Start *f6A 1
30Zoot RouteVD **236
31The NoseHVS 5b 63
33The Neb ButtressM 28
34The NebHVS 5b 12
35The VallumS 4a *197
36Hadrian's WallHS 4b *222
37Corner Direct - LeftS 4a *172
38Corner Direct - RightHS 4b *114
39Nook and CrannyMS *136
40Nook and Cranny - Direct StartHS 4b *138
41Highland FlingE1 5b 26
42Bawbee CrackHD 167
43Blaeberry CrackD 310
44Blaeberry Buttress DirectHS 4b 198
45Blaeberry Buttress Direct, but no vertical crack!HD 13
46Blaeberry ButtressM **131
47Blaeberry Buttress VariationHD 30
48Scot's GirdleMVS 4b *8
50Wolf Wall CornerD 33
51Wolf WallS 4a 189
52Wolf WhistleHS 4b *208
53Woodpecker WallS 4a *322
54RomulusHS 4b 180
55Tiber ChimneyM 68
56Decline and FallVS 4b 25
57Tiber WallE1 5c 26
58RemusVS 4c 109
59Remus - Right Hand FinishVS 5a 21
61HalyardsD 127
62Little by LittleVD *157
63Eliminate WallHVS 5a 19
64Main Mast CrackS 4a *136
65StewkerE1 5c **132
66ProwessE3 6b 13
67The ProwE1 5a 143
68Galley ChimneyM 91
69The HeadsHS 4b 142
70The BulkheadHS 4b *212
71The Bulkhead Variation IIHS 4b 2
72The KeelHVS 5a 29
73Plimsoll Linenone 4c 18
75Jill's DelightD 129
76Right Hand SideD 101
77EvensVS 4c *87
78Curving AreteVS 4c 62
79MegabiteE1 5c 7
80Jack's DelightVS 4b *151
81EveHVS 5a *109
82Eve - Right HandE2 5b *54
83Hob NobsE3 6a 3
84SerpentE3 6a 11
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 **70
94Sunday Morning SlabV0- 6
95Lazing on a Sunday AfternoonHVS 5b 23
96The ChoirVD 149
97Lost AreteVS 4c 66
98Anvil ChorusVS 5b *45
99Forgotten WallVS 4c *96
 Climb nameGradex
100Forgotten AreteVS 4c 67
101Low Level Traversenone 4b 12
102Lost ChimneyM 29
103Wall and CrackS 4a 27
104Tried in VeinV3 6a 8
106Hip To Be Square *V1 5
107Mono Pony *V2 6
109Seamy SideD *204
110Bottoms UpHS 4b *230
111HangoverVS 4c *293
112Tippling WallHVS 5a **269
113Tippling AreteHVS 5b 84
114HumbugE4 7a 6
115The ShelfE2 5c **82
116Tippling Traversenone 6b *14
117Top PitchVS 5a *2
119Shark's Head LeftV2 5b 18
120Shark's Head (Right Hand)V5 6b *6
122Plumb LineS 4a 67
123Pisa ButtressVS 5a 59
124Gravity WallHS 4b *146
125Gravity Wall DirectHS 4c **93
126Defying GravityVS 4c *3
127GravitonE1 5b  
128Galileo's GullyS 4a 35
129Galileo's Gully (inside route)D 16
131Tooth and NailMVS 4b *143
132SupineVS 5a 56
133HybridHS 4b 24
134Scugdale Chimney EliminateVS 4b 138
135Scugdale ChimneyD *260
136Scugdale WallMVS 4b 127
137Zeta WallVS 4c **251
138DeviatorHVS 5c *30
139Nameless CrackVD 36
141Cubs' ClimbD 174
142Kitten's ClimbVD *153
143Pups' ClimbS 4a 317
144BonzoVS 5b *212
145Pets' CornerHS 4b *370
146The AreteVS 4c 168
147Whippet WallVS 4c 226
148Barker's ChimneyD 124
149PlutoHS 4b 203
150Pluto VariantHVS 6a 76
151Cat WalkHD 69
152HyenaS 4a 46
153Cerberus CrackS 4a 77
154Peke's PerchS 4a 81
156Pingers Left-handVS 5a 203
157PingersVS 5a **419
158Pingers Right-handVS 5b 109
159Prickly RibHVD 131
160Holly Tree ChimneyHD 72
161Touch and GoE2 6b 5
162Holly Tree WallHS 4b *234
163Holly Tree HoverVS 5a 70
164Saint's WallHVD *246
165Oak Tree WallS 4a 153
166Oak Tree Gully AreteS 22
167Oak Tree Gully WallD 31
169The MantelshelfHS 4b *211
170Humpty DumptyHS 4b 177
172Left Hand SwingHVD 4b 12
173Central RouteHVD 132
174Slashed WallHVD 169
175The GashD 173
176The Gash - Arete FinishHS 4b 128
177Razor WallHS 4b 200
178Razor RibVD **542
179Razor Rib DirectVD *32
180GilletteVS 5a 152
181The StropD 127
182SudsHVS 5a 79
183TensionHVS 5b 43
184Tension Right-HandVS 5a 10
186AlphaHD 376
187BetaD 397
188GammaHD *384
189Gamma Arete StartMVS 6
191Curtain CallD 321
192Curtain CrackVD 333
193Curtain Corner (Left Side)VD 276
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