Long Scar

Climbs 94 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 550m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Good rock, provides a good companion to Black Scar with generally easier routes than Black Crag.

Access notes
Approach from Wrynose Pass

Guidebooks
Langdale (2013), Lakes Bouldering (2006),
Out of print: Langdale (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 RIGHT HAND SECTION 
2Billy's ClimbMS *
3CollM
4TireeM **
5IslayVD
6Twin Cracks RightVS 4c
7Slab and RibS 4a **
8Rizla RibVD
9Old HolbornM **
10ExtravaganzaMS
11Intruder's CornerVD **
12Platt Gang GrooveVD **
13NipperHS
14LlywndyrysMVS 4b *
 KATIE'S DILEMMA AREA 
16Sam's SaunterHS 4b *
17The Gentle TouchHVS 5a
18ForruddMVS 4b *
19Something StupidHVS 5a **
20Katie's DilemmaMVS 4b
21Step to the RightMVS 4b
22Heart of the MatterVS 4b *
23The OpportunistMVS 4b *
24Tornado AlleyHVS 5a
25Longy ChewedHS 4a *
26Green TreacleHS 4a **
 LEFT HAND SECTION 
28TriggerS *
29SilverE2 5b
30All the SixesE3 5c *
31RoundupHS 4a *
32CowgirlVS 4c
33The Singing CowboyVS 4c *
34Monster in a T-ShirtHVS 5a **
35Long Scar GrooveS 4a *
36Great WhiteVS 4c
37LucyVD
38RoxyD
39Dot's DelightVD *
40Glen MillerHS 4b *
41Big BandVS 4c *
42NightshiftVD *
43DayshiftMVS 4b
44Brass BandD *
45TromboneHVS 5b
46Long StandVS 4c
47TrumpetHVS 5a *
48Flake CrackHVS 5a *
49Edge CrackHVS 5a
 FENCE BOULDER 
51Fence Boulder Problem 1V1 5c
52Penitentiaryf7A **
53The Great PuntenderV3
54Curry Clubf6C+ **
 BOULDER 1 
56Boulder 1 Problem2V2 6a
57Boulder 1 Problem3V2 6a
58Boulder 1 Problem4V2 6a
59Boulder 3 Problem 9V1 5c
60Scarp problem 12VB
61Scarp Problem 13V0- 4c
62Scarp Problem 14VB
63Scarp Problem 15VB
64Scarp Problem 16V1 5c *
65Left WallV1 5c *
66Problem 18V0+ 5b *
 BOULDER 1 
68Problem 2V2 6a
69Problem 3V2 6a
70Problem 4V2 6a
71Problem 5V0- 4c
 BOULDER 2 
73Left SlabV0+ 5b
74GemV3 **
75Right SlabV1 5c
 BOULDER 3 
77Problem 9V1 5c
78Problem 10V1 5c
 LONG SCAR SCARP 
80Problem 11VB
81Problem 12VB
82Problem 13V0- 4c *
83Problem 14VB
84Problem 15VB
85Problem 16V1 5c *
86Left WallV1 5c *
87Problem 18V0+ 5b *
88Problem 19V0 5a
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Not an indifferent crag at all, but a delightful venue, save it for a warm summer evening. The current guidebook only shows off a small amount of this crags potential. Rough rock, stunning views, and can get a bit wild - a perfect Lakeland crag
A Mountain Journey - 02/Mar/12
Great for first lead, plenty of routes around
phil morton - 27/Jul/06
SW facing. Great beginner's crag. Only 15 minutes from the road along a good path yet it's still quiet. Very, very grippy rock but don't fall - they don't call it Long Scar for nothing! However, there's no polish and there's little growing on it as it catches a lot of sun and wind (so can be chilly too). But, the holds tend to be smallish and take the guidebook grades with a heavy pinch of salt (some up, some down).
James Kidd - 13/Sep/05
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