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

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 RIGHT HAND SECTION  
2Billy's ClimbMS *37
3CollM 6
4TireeM **11
5IslayVD 30
6Twin Cracks RightVS 4c 77
7Slab and RibS 4a **6
8Rizla RibVD 18
9Old HolbornM **219
10ExtravaganzaMS 2
11Intruder's CornerVD **329
12Platt Gang GrooveVD **337
13NipperHS 3
14LlywndyrysMVS 4b *11
 KATIE'S DILEMMA AREA  
16Sam's SaunterHS 4b *315
17The Gentle TouchHVS 5a  
18ForruddMVS 4b *53
19Something StupidHVS 5a **121
20Katie's DilemmaMVS 4b 295
21Step to the RightMVS 4b 47
22Heart of the MatterVS 4b *62
23The OpportunistMVS 4b *3
24Tornado AlleyHVS 5a 2
25Longy ChewedHS 4a *11
26Green TreacleHS 4a **20
 LEFT HAND SECTION  
28TriggerS *35
29SilverE2 5b 1
30All the SixesE3 5c * 
31RoundupHS 4a *16
32CowgirlVS 4c  
33The Singing CowboyVS 4c *39
34Monster in a T-ShirtHVS 5a **19
35Long Scar GrooveS 4a *7
36Great WhiteVS 4c 9
37LucyVD 6
38RoxyD 5
39Dot's DelightVD *78
40Glen MillerHS 4b *5
41Big BandVS 4c *5
42NightshiftVD *7
43DayshiftMVS 4b  
44Brass BandD *2
45TromboneHVS 5b 2
46Long StandVS 4c  
47TrumpetHVS 5a *1
48Flake CrackHVS 5a *4
49Edge CrackHVS 5a  
 FENCE BOULDER  
51Fence Boulder Problem 1V1 5c 8
52Penitentiaryf7A **1
53The Great PuntenderV3 1
54Curry Clubf6C+ **1
 BOULDER 1  
56Boulder 1 Problem2V2 6a 3
57Boulder 1 Problem3V2 6a 5
58Boulder 1 Problem4V2 6a 3
59Boulder 3 Problem 9V1 5c 1
60Scarp problem 12VB 1
61Scarp Problem 13V0- 4c 1
62Scarp Problem 14VB 1
63Scarp Problem 15VB 1
64Scarp Problem 16V1 5c *2
65Left WallV1 5c *4
66Problem 18V0+ 5b *2
 BOULDER 1  
68Problem 2V2 6a 6
69Problem 3V2 6a 3
70Problem 4V2 6a 3
71Problem 5V0- 4c 3
 BOULDER 2  
73Left SlabV0+ 5b 2
74GemV3 **4
75Right SlabV1 5c 1
 BOULDER 3  
77Problem 9V1 5c  
78Problem 10V1 5c 4
 LONG SCAR SCARP  
80Problem 11VB 13
81Problem 12VB 13
82Problem 13V0- 4c *15
83Problem 14VB 11
84Problem 15VB 12
85Problem 16V1 5c *5
86Left WallV1 5c *9
87Problem 18V0+ 5b *8
88Problem 19V0 5a 13
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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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