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

Looking down from Long Scar © Obi Wan

Crag features

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

Approach notes

Approach from Wrynose Pass


Lakes Bouldering

The first dedicated bouldering guidebook to the Lake District, spanning a range of areas largely in the National Park and all north and west of the M6 junction 36. The guide is intended to be useful to the visiting climber looking for a day or evening's light bouldering just as much as the hard-core local with decent coverage for the V1 and V9 boulderer alike.
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More Guidebooks:
Langdale (2013)

Out of print:
Langdale (1999)
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
Mark Eddy - 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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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Right Hand Section 
2Billy's Climb
MS *70
M 8
4TireeM **16
VD 65
6Twin Cracks Right
VS 4c 107
7Slab and RibS 4a **14
8Rizla RibVD 80
9Old Holborn
M **298
10ExtravaganzaMS 8
11Intruder's Corner
VD **429
12Platt Gang Groove
VD **445
13NipperHS 4
14LlywndyrysMVS 4b *29
 Katie's Dilemma area 
16Sam's SaunterHS 4b *418
17The Gentle Touch
HVS 5a 1
18ForruddMVS 4b *74
19Something Stupid
HVS 5a **197
20Katie's Dilemma
MVS 4b 395
21Step to the RightMVS 4b 75
22Heart of the Matter
VS 4b *89
23The Opportunist
MVS 4b *11
24Tornado AlleyHVS 5a 5
25Longy ChewedHS 4a *22
26Green TreacleHS 4a **59
 Left Hand Section 
S *55
29SilverE2 5b 2
30All the SixesE3 5c * 
HS 4a *30
VS 4c 1
33The Singing Cowboy
VS 4c *69
34Monster in a T-ShirtHVS 5a **38
35Long Scar Groove
S 4a *27
36Great WhiteVS 4c 14
37LucyVD 20
D 16
39Dot's Delight
VD *133
40Glen MillerHS 4b *18
41Big Band
VS 4c *15
VD *31
MVS 4b 2
44Brass BandD *17
45TromboneHVS 5b 3
46Long Stand
VS 4c 2
47TrumpetHVS 5a *6
48Flake CrackHVS 5a *15
49Edge Crack
HVS 5a 1
 Fence Boulder 
51Fence Boulder Problem 1V1 9
52Penitentiaryf7A **1
53The Great PuntenderV3 2
54Curry Clubf6C+ **1
 Boulder 1 
56Boulder 1 Problem2V2 3
57Boulder 1 Problem3V2 5
58Boulder 1 Problem4V2 3
59Boulder 3 Problem 9V1 1
60Scarp problem 12
VB 1
61Scarp Problem 13
V0- 1
62Scarp Problem 14
VB 1
63Scarp Problem 15
VB 1
64Scarp Problem 16
V1 *3
65Left Wall
V1 *5
66Problem 18
V0+ *2
 boulder 1 
68Problem 2f5+ 6a 8
69Problem 3f5+ 6a 5
70Problem 4f5+ 6a 4
71Problem 5f3+ 4c 3
 boulder 2 
73Left Slabf4+ 5b 2
74Gemf6A **5
75Right Slabf5 5c 1
 boulder 3 
77Problem 9f5 5c  
78Problem 10f5 5c 5
 long scar scarp 
80Problem 11f3 14
81Problem 12f3 14
82Problem 13f3+ 4c *17
83Problem 14
VB 13
84Problem 15f3 14
85Problem 16f5 5c *9
86Left Wallf5 5c *13
87Problem 18f4+ 5b *13
88Problem 19f4 5a 17
89Marriage *S  
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