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

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.
More info
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 * 94
3 Coll
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M 11
4 Tiree M ** 19
5 Islay
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VD 80
6 Twin Cracks Right
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VS 4c 121
7 Slab and Rib S 4a ** 19
8 Rizla Rib VD 105
9 Old Holborn
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M ** 330
10 Marriage S  
11 Extravaganza MS 10
12 Intruder's Corner
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VD ** 481
13 Platt Gang Groove
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VD ** 499
14 Nipper HS 6
15 Llywndyrys MVS 4b * 37
  Katie's Dilemma area
17 Sam's Saunter HS 4b * 462
18 The Gentle Touch
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HVS 5a 1
19 Forrudd MVS 4b * 86
20 Something Stupid
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HVS 5a ** 244
21 Katie's Dilemma
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MVS 4b 451
22 Step to the Right MVS 4b 85
23 Heart of the Matter
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VS 4b * 102
24 The Opportunist
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MVS 4b * 18
25 Tornado Alley HVS 5a 7
26 Longy Chewed HS 4a * 25
27 Green Treacle HS 4a ** 81
  Left Hand Section
29 Trigger
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S * 59
30 Silver E2 5b 2
31 All the Sixes E3 5c *  
32 Roundup
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HS 4a * 28
33 Cowgirl
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VS 4c 1
34 The Singing Cowboy
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VS 4c * 82
35 Monster in a T-Shirt HVS 5a ** 42
36 Long Scar Groove
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S 4a * 35
37 Great White VS 4c 16
38 Lucy VD 24
39 Roxy
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D 17
40 Dot's Delight
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VD * 149
41 Glen Miller HS 4b * 19
42 Big Band
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VS 4c * 17
43 Nightshift
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VD * 39
44 Dayshift
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MVS 4b 4
45 Brass Band D * 23
46 Trombone HVS 5b 4
47 Long Stand
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VS 4c 3
48 Trumpet HVS 5a * 7
49 Flake Crack HVS 5a * 16
50 Edge Crack
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HVS 5a 1
  Fence Boulder
52 Fence Boulder Problem 1 V1 5c 11
53 Penitentiary f7A ** 1
54 The Great Puntender V3 2
55 Curry Club f6C+ ** 1
  Boulder 1
57 Boulder 1 Problem2 V2 6a 3
58 Boulder 1 Problem3 V2 6a 5
59 Boulder 1 Problem4 V2 6a 3
60 Boulder 3 Problem 9 V1 5c 1
61 Scarp problem 12
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VB 1
62 Scarp Problem 13
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V0- 4c 1
63 Scarp Problem 14
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VB 1
64 Scarp Problem 15
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VB 1
65 Scarp Problem 16
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V1 5c * 3
66 Left Wall
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V1 5c * 5
67 Problem 18
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V0+ 5b * 2
  boulder 1
69 Problem 2 f5+ 6a 8
70 Problem 3 f5+ 6a 5
71 Problem 4 f5+ 6a 4
72 Problem 5 f3+ 4c 3
  boulder 2
74 Left Slab f4+ 5b 2
75 Gem f6A ** 5
76 Right Slab f5 5c 1
  boulder 3
78 Problem 9 f5 5c  
79 Problem 10 f5 5c 5
  long scar scarp
81 Problem 11 f3 14
82 Problem 12 f3 14
83 Problem 13 f3+ 4c * 17
84 Problem 14
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VB 13
85 Problem 15 f3 14
86 Problem 16 f5 5c * 9
87 Left Wall f5 5c * 14
88 Problem 18 f4+ 5b * 14
89 Problem 19 f4 5a 17
90 The Stephanator * V2 5c * 2
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