Knipe Scar (Gate Cote Scar)

Climbs 60 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 352m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
This was formerly know as Gate Cote Scar but is more correctly called Knipe Scar, which includes the west crag as well.

Above the B6160 grassington to kettlewell road. East facing, dries extremely quickly. A few bolted routes, and around 50 trad lines. Sport routes can be found on the leeds wall site, with the yorks. limestone supplement pdf. Quite sheltered on a windy day.

Approach notes
Can be found in yorkshire limestone

Northern Limestone : Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire (2015), Yorkshire Limestone (2005)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
2Hold the Back PageHVS 5c 1
3Short CornerS 1
4Short Haired BubblesHVS 5a 1
5Long EarsHVS 5a *2
6Ash Tree CrackHVS 5a *2
7BouquetE2 5c **2
8Knipe CrackE1 5b *2
9The CutterE1 5b *2
10Old Cote CrackVD *4
11Columnar WallVD 2
12Cracked WallD 1
13The First LessonHVS 5b  
14Left Hand RouteHS 4a * 
15Wilson's SlabMS * 
16Shepherd's GrooveVD  
18The Fire Below6c **9
19Heat of the Moment6c **3
20The Measure Of Things6c+ **3
21Heading For The Groove6b *10
22Sunshine On A Rainy Day7a+ *3
23To see the rainbow7a+ *2
24A matter of degrees7a ***5
25Arc en Ciel7a **7
26BanditVS 4c 1
27Manic TrundleE2 5b *1
28White TornadoE2 5c * 
29Owl CornerS 4
30MithraE1 5b 3
31PanatellaHVS 5b 3
32Altered ImageHVS 5b 1
33Pinnacle RouteS 1
34LemonHVS 5b 1
35Twin CracksHS 4a 1
36MarvinVS 4b 1
37GypMVS 4b 1
38GrahamS 1
39Penny LaneVS 4c 1
40BebVS 4c 1
41Glove CrackMVS 4b 1
42Prostetnic Vogon JeltzVS 5a 1
43DampsealS 1
44Cracked WallVD 1
45AhuraVS 4b 1
46BalderdashVS 4c 1
47Balder CrackS 1
48Daevas WallHVS 5b 1
49VikingHS 1
50Erik the RedHVS 5a  
51Demon CornerS 1
52Lady MadonnaHVS 5a  
53Chockstone CrackS 1
54Little CornerVS 4c 1
55Grassy GrooveVD 1
56The OwlS 1
57Fish FingersE1 5c 1
58Blue MeaningsE2 5c 2
59Sea of MonstersHVS 5a *1
60Wessex BoyE1 5b *1
61Mr Farenheit *E4 6b **1
62A Series of Unfortunate Events *E2 6a *1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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