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Scout Crags

Cumbria, ENGLAND

Climbs 33 – Rocktype Rhyolite – Altitude 275m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Three crags. Lower Scout 10 short routes VD to E3. Steep and well used by large groups - polished! Middle Scout 10 short routes E1 to E7 - steep and often top roped. Upper Scout 7 longer routes VD to VS, excellent for beginners.

Access notes
Close to road - over stile next to barn on roadside - roadside parking discouraged - use large car parks 250m away. 5 to 10 min walk uphill. Group use ban on Lower Scout in the lambing season(mid March to end of April).
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Weather forecast

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Guidebooks
Langdale (2013),
Out of print: Langdale (1999), Langdale (1989)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 LOWER SCOUT CRAG  
2Basher's BulgeE1 5b 29
3Cub's AreteS 4a 155
4Cub's GrooveVD *469
5Cub's CrackHS 4b *418
6Cub's WallVD *291
7The New PartnershipE1 5b 52
8Oh Heck DirectHS 90
9The SlabVS 4b *243
10Short man's RouteE3 6a 7
11Confidence TrickE1 5b 15
 MIDDLE SCOUT CRAG  
13SkinheadE4 6b 1
14AbbaE3 6a 1
15The BeatlesE6 6a *19
16ElvisE4 6a *26
17BlondieE3 6a 3
18TenderfootE3 6a 1
 Climb nameGradex
19Elton JohnE4 6b 1
20MadonnaE1 5b 1
21Bob DylanE6 6b *1
 UPPER SCOUT CRAG  
23Route 2VD *485
24Route 1.5VD *98
25Route 1HVD **687
26Zero RouteVD 62
27Rambler's HangoverVD 47
28Scout's BeltVD 14
29Salmon's LeapVS 17
30The crackS **16
31Street LegalE7 6b *1
32Glaciated SlabsD *16
33The Ramsbottom Variation *VD **1
34The Glaciated Rib *D **2
35Route 1.75 *D **1
36Route two *VD **1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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The last 4 routes on Middle Scout are beyond poor. what are they even doing in the guidebook. Consign them to the bin!
Ian Jones - 10/Oct/12