Loading Notifications...

Climbs 54
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 170m a.s.l
Faces W

View Stats

Dave full of Steroids © daviesxxx

Crag features

Scout Scar is a small limestone crag perched high above the beautiful Lyth Valley in the quiet south east corner of the Lake District, a couple of miles to the west of Kendal. The views are outstanding with Ingleborough, Morecombe Bay, The Howgills and much of the Central Lakeland Fells in full view from �The Scar�. The climbing at Scout Scar is hard to define as it is neither a major venue in the mold of Chapel Head nor of minor interest, and here in lies its problem. Many come here expecting too much and leave disappointed but to not visit would be to miss out on some good bolted routes which whilst not particularly big or impressive nevertheless �pack in� the moves at a pleasant crag. Onsight half a dozen of the routes in an afternoon and you�ll go away with a big grin on your face and withered fingers.

Approach notes

Ten minute approach, no restrictions.

Restricted Access

Seasonal Restrictions

Reason: Other

The crag is located on private land which is used for shooting on a number of dates during winter. Access is allowed throughout the year with the exception of these shooting dates.

Please Login or Register to view guidebooks at a crag.
Please Login or Register to view comments at a crag.

Climbs at this crag

Please Login or Register to view routes at a crag.
These climbs you have climbed clean.
These climbs you have climbed by seconding or top-roping.
These climbs you have Dogged.
These climbs you Did not Finish.
Climbs are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate. Climbs can't be verified by a crag moderator, and they need more information to confirm it. Climbs are no longer climbable.

Moderators Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteers GPN and Purple