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Slape Scar

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 36 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 11m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
This (excellent)crag is fairly low but it is about 150m long, there is a large roof at half height for most of the length of the crag. The two best routes take easy lines over the roof, and are Icarus(HVS) and Pingora(HVS). There is also an unnamed bolted route which is F8a+ .

The protection is fairly limited, but top roping is simple due to the trees.

The rock is generally excellent, and the situation is fantastic, especially in the evening.

Access notes
The quickest way to reach the crag (about 40mins) is from the lay-by at Gilpin Bridge. The crag is about 1km SE of Lords Seat, it is hidden in the trees from the vague track, but it is opposite 'the rhino stone'.

There are no access problems.

Weather forecast

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1.8mm rain
15 °C
11 kph

1.6mm rain
15 °C
10 kph

0.4mm rain
Mainly cloudy
17 °C
9 kph

0.5mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
10 kph

0.1mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
10 kph
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Lancashire Rock (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1UclidVS 5a *3
2The Slickrock TrailE1 5b 1
3Big Job??  
4First Past the Post??  
5Party Politics??  
6White Groove?? 1
7Crusher RunVS 4c 1
8Slim GrooveHS 4b 4
9Type OneVS 4c *7
10Pole PositionHVS 5b 1
11Late ScoopVD 1
12Loose PinnacleVD 2
13Cat 955??  
14Easy GrooveVD 1
15D6VS 4c 5
16Zzzz!?? 4
17GeryonE1 5b 1
18PingoraHVS 5a **8
 Climb nameGradex
19Treeline TraverseHVS 5a **1
20IcarusHVS 5b **4
21Spike?? 1
22AmazonE2 5b *1
23RB22?? 1
24Stone Rose?? 1
25Little Yosemite RibVS 4c 4
26On LineHVS 5a 1
27Worlds Apart??  
28The Colostomy Kid??  
29Broken Groove??  
30Scaredy Cat??  
31The BadgerHVS 5a *1
32Traffic LightS 1
33Square Cut Chimney *MS 1
34The Ostrakon *VS *1
35Slapester *S 1
36Rose Tinted *HVS 5b *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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