Looking down the Scope Beck. Newlands Valley towa...
A steep little crag with excellent rock. After much neglect this crag may need some cleaning. Located in a beautiful quiet vally with the stream of Scope Beck ..and a swimming pool below the crag !The climbs are not easy two of 5.10 and one of 5.8
From Keswick drive to the Newlands church. From the church take the right road and follow into the Scope Beck valley. About half hour to the crag
Good steep climbing, but committing. Starts about 20' right of the Arete on a grass ledge above a rock step. Follow a deep slanting line of flakes up to the right (first pro at 15'). A final pull on smaller holds leads to a resting place. Traverse left to a small cave/slot and climb steeply to a ledge. Step left around the corner onto a clean slab which is followed to the top....[more]Browse More Classics in International