Robin Proctor's Scar

Climbs 43 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces S

Crag features
Robin Proctor Scar, or as it was formerly known Norber Scar, has been redeveloped as a sport crag. In the past it was home to a handful of very serious mid-grade trad routes. The whole crag has been extensively cleaned and bolted, however the nature of the rock is such that much care is needed to climb here safely. The better routes at Robin Proctor's Scar are as good as most at the grade in the local area and a few are worth travelling further for. The view from the crag is one of the best in the Dales and the quick drying nature of the rock and sunny aspect should ensure the Scar's popularity.

Approach notes
From the A65, take the turn-off for Clapham (between Settle and Ingleton). Head into the village and at its centre park at the information centre. Walk up the lane until a footpath on the right leads through a tunnel. Walk along the track for about 1km until a footpath sign to Norber is reached. The crag is very obvious from here. Walk across the field and up the short scree slope.

Northern Limestone : Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire (2015), Yorkshire Limestone (2005),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004), Yorkshire Limestone (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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23Central GullyS 4a *18
24Yellow Edge6a+ *124
25Marshall Plan6c ***114
26The Man Who Fell To Earth6c+ **51
27Tangled up in Glue7a *10
28Forever Young7a+ **63
29Central Buttress6b *170
30Gone with The Wind5a *109
31Storm Force6a+ *68
32Second Wind6a+ *132
33Wind Of Change6a+ *106
34S'portingle Wall6a 80
35The Jubilee Line6b *1
37Lightning CrackVS 4b  
38Polaris6b+ *18
39Flake WallHS 4a 1
40Hale Bopp Experience6a+ *28
41Andromeda6a+ 19
42GrikeVS 4c  
43Appaloosa6a *31
44Pale Rider5c 16
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i thought robin proctor's scar was on my forehead. glad to see that its a recreational place instead
robin proctor - 29/Mar/06
Seem to remember a bit of a brouhaha about this being bolted up - thin ends, wedges, and all that. In my view, the jobs a good un, the crag provides a nice spot for mid-grade sport climbing, with some good sections of sheer, flakey rock. No shelter from anything whatsoever though.
Fiend - 02/Nov/05