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

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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

Guidebooks

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
2 Billy's Climb
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MS * 136
3 Coll
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M 18
4 Tiree M ** 30
5 Islay
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VD 133
6 Twin Cracks Right
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VS 4c 148
7 Slab and Rib S 4a ** 21
8 Rizla Rib VD 160
9 Old Holborn
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M ** 393
10 Marriage S 7
11 Extravaganza MS 10
12 Intruder's Corner
-
VD ** 577
13 Platt Gang Groove
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VD ** 605
14 Nipper HS 10
15 Llywndyrys MVS 4b * 73
16 Old Holborn Direct Start * D **  
  Katie's Dilemma area
18 Sam's Saunter HS 4b * 543
19 The Gentle Touch
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HVS 5a 1
20 Forrudd MVS 4b * 105
21 Something Stupid
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HVS 5a ** 314
22 Katie's Dilemma
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MVS 4b 533
23 Step to the Right MVS 4b 110
24 Heart of the Matter
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VS 4b * 120
25 The Opportunist
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MVS 4b * 24
26 Tornado Alley HVS 5a 16
27 Longy Chewed HS 4a * 32
28 Green Treacle HS 4a ** 133
  Left Hand Section
30 Trigger
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S * 70
31 Silver E2 5b 3
Climb name Grade
32 All the Sixes E3 5c *  
33 Roundup
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HS 4a * 32
34 Cowgirl
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VS 4c 3
35 The Singing Cowboy
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VS 4c * 128
36 Monster in a T-Shirt HVS 5a ** 66
37 Long Scar Groove
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S 4a * 61
38 Great White VS 4c 30
39 Lucy VD 30
40 Roxy
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D 28
41 Dot's Delight
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VD * 193
42 Glen Miller HS 4b * 29
43 Big Band
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VS 4c * 19
44 Nightshift
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VD * 55
45 Dayshift
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MVS 4b 6
46 Brass Band D * 37
47 Trombone HVS 5b 11
48 Long Stand
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VS 4c 5
49 Trumpet HVS 5a * 13
50 Flake Crack HVS 5a * 27
51 Edge Crack
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HVS 5a 5
  Fence Boulder
53 Fence Boulder Problem 1 V1 5c 12
54 Penitentiary f7A ** 1
55 The Great Puntender V3 2
56 Curry Club f6C+ ** 1
57 Fence Boulder Problem 10 * V6 1
  Boulder 1
59 Boulder 1 Problem2 V2 6a 5
60 Boulder 1 Problem3 V2 6a 7
61 Boulder 1 Problem4 V2 6a 4
62 Boulder 3 Problem 9 V1 5c 2
Climb name Grade
63 Scarp problem 12
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VB 1
64 Scarp Problem 13
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V0- 4c 1
65 Scarp Problem 14
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VB 1
66 Scarp Problem 15
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VB 1
67 Scarp Problem 16
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V1 5c * 3
68 Left Wall
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V1 5c * 5
69 Problem 18
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V0+ 5b * 2
  boulder 1
71 Problem 2
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V2 6a 9
72 Problem 3
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V2 6a 6
73 Problem 4
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V2 6a 5
74 Problem 5
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V0- 4c 4
  boulder 2
76 Left Slab
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V0+ 5b 3
77 Gem
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V3 ** 7
78 Right Slab
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V1 5c 3
79 Boulder 2 Problem 17 * V6  
  boulder 3
81 Problem 9
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V1 5c  
82 Problem 10
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V1 5c 5
  long scar scarp
84 Problem 11
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VB 17
85 Problem 12
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VB 17
86 Problem 13
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V0- 4c * 20
87 Problem 14
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VB 16
88 Problem 15
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VB 16
89 Problem 16
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V1 5c * 10
90 Left Wall
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V1 5c * 16
91 Problem 18
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V0+ 5b * 16
92 Problem 19
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V0 5a 19
93 The Stephanator * V2 5c * 2
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