Dib Scar

Climbs 47 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 250m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
The horseshoe-shaped cove of Dib Scar lies hidden across the wide dale from its illustrious neighbour Kilnsey. Dib only has a few routes but the quality is high and the crag is worth a visit if the best has been sampled elsewhere, or a bit of quiet is desired. The left-hand and central section of the crag is extremely steep and has the best rock and routes. The main central overhang has yet to be breached directly, although it is probably a project more suited to a bouldering approach being only a few metres of the ground. The right-hand section has less-steep rock and gives some reasonable easier traditional and sport pitches.

Access notes
Approach from the village of Conistone which is situated across the valley from the B6160 which goes from Threshfield to Kilnsey. Drive towards Kilnsey but turn right to Conistone just before you reach Kilnsey. Park opposite the Church in Conistone taking care not to block any exits. Walk 50m down the road and find the footpath to Grassington on the left. Follow this gently uphill for about 20 minutes. After the 4th gate, the track levels out and branches. Keep right and contour around until the bowl of Dib Scar appears on the right.

Guidebooks
Yorkshire Limestone (2005),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004), Yorkshire Limestone (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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27Nettle Whine6a+ **37
28Old Dog New Tricks6a *37
29Essence of BadgerHVS 5b *2
30Stinging CracksHVS 5a **6
31Pension and Busfare7a+ 8
32Passion and Warfare7a **22
33Division and Fanfare7b 3
34SlimlineE1 5b *3
35Left to Roam6b *13
36Right to Roam7a *7
37Back BurnerE3 5c **2
38The White RoseE2 5b **6
39Revived Forty Five6c **26
40Britvic Fifty Five6c *16
41Mettle NettleE3 5c *12
42Mooning At The ToffsE2 5c *2
43Natural Born RunnersE2 5b **9
44AvalancheVS 4c 2
45'Ave A Lunch5c *6
46RinconVS 4c  
47Seven TodayHVS 5a * 
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