Attermire Scar

Climbs 251 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 400m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features
Above the bustling town of Settle is an area of unusual limestone out-croppings that are collectively known as the Attermire crags. The landscape is fairly stark but on a good day is a lovely place to climb and the crags are popular on long evenings in summer. The majority of the climbs on the main limestone edge at Attermire are quite short but pack in the moves. The rock and protection is generally very good on the pitches described here and the lines are strong. The more distant Victoria Cave is a sport climbing crag that is in complete contrast to the main area with long steep and intimidating lines.

Access notes
Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Guidebooks
Northern Limestone : Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire (2015), Yorkshire Limestone (2005), Northern Limestone Route Database (2001),
Out of print: Northern Limestone (2004), Yorkshire Limestone (Millenium Supplement) (1997), Yorkshire Limestone (1992)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
 SOUTHWEST BUTTRESS 
2I Remember SellaS
3Pockety WallVS 4c
4Cave RouteVS 4c
5Short ChangeHVS 5b
6PennyHVS 5a *
7Flake ClimbS 4c *
8Coeficient of RestitutionE2 6a
9Flower PowerVS 4c **
10Ingleborough WallHVS 5a **
11Overlapping WallHVS 5a **
12Overlapping MistakeE1 5b *
13SundownerVS 4c **
14Zig-ZagS 4a
15Little Corner (the hard one!)HVS 5a
16Slanting Slab VariantHVS 5a *
17Slanting SlabHS 4a
18Right of PassingVS 4c
19Wrinkle SlabVD *
20Wrinkle Slab DirectVS 4b **
21Black GrooveHVD
22Wrinkle PickerHVS 5b *
23Twin CracksHVD
24Trade RouteD
 LEGOVER AREA 
26ThrutchHS 4b
27HankS 4a
28Legal LimitE4 6a **
29Piston BrokeE4 6b *
30Neon CrackE1 5c **
31FlickerMVS 4b
32GingerVD *
33Green BeamE3 6a *
34Blue LightV4 *
35Lantern CrackHVS 5a *
36Lite FantasticE2 5b *
37Apollo CreedE2 5c
38Red LightHVS 5a ***
39StarlightE3 6c *
40Ultra BrightE4 6b **
41Legover GrooveHVS 5b *
42Between The SheetsHVS 5b *
43Safer DeckE4 6a
44Graphite GrooveE1 5b **
45ContortionistE1 5c
46FergusVS 4c *
47MoonlightVS 4c
48Stout CrackS 4a
49Snail Crunchers ParadiseHVS 5a
50SagabonaHVS 5a *
 APEX BUTTRESS - LOWER TIER 
52Rite of ReleaseHVS 5b
53Double OverhangE2 5c
54Selling PupsE5 6b *
55LugubriousE2 5c
56The BenderVS 5b
57HypotenuseE2 5c
58PythagorasHS 4b **
59Tomorrow WasE3 6a *
60Flight of the CondorE3 6a **
61Twin GroovesHVS 5b *
62Big Jim SladeHVS 6a *
63Banana CrackE1 6b/c
64Overhanging CrackHVS 5c
65Look Back In AngerE1 5c
66White MagicE3 6b **
67TrudgeVS 5b *
68Catholic High School Girls in TroubleE3 6a **
69Catholic BoysE2 6b
70Little CornerS 4a
71Pimple GreaseHS 4b
72Big CornerVD
73Close HookS 4a
74Deep Pre-Meditated LinesE4 6b **
75MasterpieceE5 6c **
76Richard the TurdE1 5c *
77Halcyon DaysE1 5b *
78The Dark TruthE3 6c
79White LiesE3 6c
80Show Me Your NutsHVS 5a
81SinbadS
 APEX BUTTRESS - SECOND TIER 
83Cracking FinishVD 4a
84Evening AreteD
85Narrow PillarHVD
86Alcove SlabS 4b
87StrawsE2 6b *
88Pump it UpE1 5c **
89Smitton by AnguishE1 6a ***
90Mr LoHVS 5b *
91PurgatoryVD
92BlasphemyHS 4b *
93Grumpy Old MenVS 4c
94Dizzy LizzyMVS 4b *
95Topsy TurvyVD
 APEX BUTTRESS - THIRD TIER 
97DestructionS 4a
98RasputinMVS 4c *
99Long WangE1 5c *
100Newsreader's DelightVS 4c **
101The GamblerHVD
102Thank GodHVS 5c *
103Paul's PreambulationS
104'A' ClimbMS 4a *
 MAIN AREA 
106Descent RouteM
107Dead GiveawayE1 5c
108Burnell's BlunderHVS 5b
109FreebyVS 4c
110The GangwayHS
111Fading ChanceVS 4b
112CensusHS 4a
113UnchainedVS 4c *
114Weakest LinkHVS 5a *
115Mellow YellowHVS 5b ***
116Accelerating Finger JugE4 6b
117High White StonesE5 6a
118MatadorVS 4c **
119Spasticus ArtisticusE5 6c
120Blind PanicE4 6b *
121BrutusE2 5c ***
122ComerE2 5c ***
123Ex-FriendE6 6c
124Main OverhangE4 6b **
125Red TerrorE6 6c *
126Amber GamblerE3 6a ***
127Technically SpeedingE4 6b **
128Energetic GambleE3 6a
129Flling Scar/Love BitesE2 6a
130Recessed SlabHVS 5b **
131Thunder WallE3 6a **
132EscapologistE4 5c
133Kentucky Fried Movie 1HVS 5c *
134Kentucky Fried Movie 2VS 5c *
135Cave CrackMVS 4b
136Yellow MelonHVS 5a *
137Lemming EssenceE2 5b
 MAIN BUTTRESS - UPPER TIER 
139HeatwaveMVS 4b
140Easy Man's WayD
141LaybackS 4a *
142Hot StuffVS 4c
143FetteredMVS 4b *
144Chains Of FreedomVS 4c **
145Shuffle CrackVS 4c
146QuakerVS 4c *
147StrictionS 4a
148Broken ChimneyD
149Route February 2ndVS 4c
150Chrome YellowE2 5c
151DeterminationMVS 4b
152Ape and EssenceE3 6a
153T.D.C.E2 6a *
154LaybyHS 4b **
155TipsterE2 5c *
156Wasted SpaceE2 5c
157Overhanging Chockstone CrackVD *
158Red Terror pitch 2E4 6a
159Amber Gambler pitch 2E2 6a
160Whiz-PoppingE4 6a
 BARREL BUTTRESS - PINNACLE FACE 
162Straight CrackMS *
163Spider WallHS 4b **
164Spider's WebE2 5b **
165Open GullyD
166Power DrainHVS 5a
167FlakeyHS 4a **
168Time Machine DirectVS 4c
169Time MachineHS 4a *
170FantasyMS **
171Rite of WayHVS 5b **
172Right of PassageVS 4b *
173SmilerVS 4c *
174Nettle CrackVS 4c *
175The StingHVS 5a
176Startling RabbitHS 4b
177Second thoughtsS
 BARREL BUTTRESS - BARREL FACE 
179Viper DirectHVS 5a **
180ViperHS 4c *
181Child's PlayE3 6b
182Quad CrackE3 5c ***
183Flake OutE4 6b *
184Cave GullyS
185Wild GarlicVS 4c
186Dave's RouteE4 6a
187Niche CrackS
188Go For ItHVS 5c
189Flagon CrackHVS 5b *
190PlumblineE2 5c *
191Cooper's WallVS 5a *
 NEB BUTTRESS 
193The NebHVS 5a
194Prophets of DeceitE2 5c **
195TenacityE1 5b **
196The ExorcistE5 6a
197Crab NebulaE2 5b *
198The OmenE4 6b **
199Lakeland RetreatHS
200Nest CrackS
201Dry LineE1 5c *
202WhetlineHVS 5a
 THE ESCARPMENT 
204Delta ButtressS
205Main StreetVS 4c
206Sun KingE1 5b *
207Sun QueenE2 5c **
208The Gorgon Buttress DirectVS 4c
209Rogue ElementHVS 5a *
210EuryaleE1 5c **
211Ebb TideHVS 5a *
212Birthday GrooveHVS 5b *
213Cave DirectHS 4b *
214All AloneS *
215Spring DayMVS 4b
216El DiamanteHVS 5a **
217What Do You Think About Rolf HarrisE1 5b **
218AbstinenceHVS 5a *
 MOONSHINE BUTTRESS 
220The Thin CrackMVS 4b *
221Hares Wall DirectE1 5b ***
222Hare GripE2 5b **
223Hare's WallHVS 5a **
224MoonshineHS 4b ***
225The SweltererHVS 5b *
226Softly-SoftlyMVS 4b
227No Hiding PlaceE3 6a **
228Laid BackE4 6a *
229Orang UtangHVS 5b *
230SpicHS *
231SpanS *
232Bob's Your UncleHVS 5a
233FlankerVD
 ALCOVE BUTTRESS 
235September ArteteVD
236Summertime BluesE1 5b *
237Bella Lugosi's Dead7a **
238Driller Killer7a **
239Young Frankenstein6b+ *
240Hammer House of Horror7a **
241Driller Killer 27c
242Offwithereds7a+ ***
243Fused FictionE3 5c **
244Assorted Jams7b+ *
245Mollygone6c+ **
246DelightHS
 VICTORIA CAVE 
248Victorian Dig7a
249Sven Vath7a *
250Soulsports7c ***
251Victorious8a *
252Lost In Thought and Lost In Time7b+ ***
253The Jaws of Grip7a
254The Squealing7a
255The Howling7a+ *
256We Climb Rocks7a+ *
 BRENT SCAR 
258Sleepless in SettleS
259Warrendale WallMS *
260BrentVD
261BruntVD
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Had a great 2 days climbing at this crag, also lost 1 camera battery and memory card and a car key, if anyone finds them please please contact me. Chris 07807231515
qboyd - 03/Jun/11
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