Climbing at Giggleswick Scar

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Climbing at Giggleswick Scar

Time: July 13, 2014 from 9am to 5pm
Location: Giggleswick Scar
Event Type: sunday, climbing
Organized By: William Shaw
Latest Activity: Jul 15, 2014

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A few of us are thinking of heading upto Giggleswick Scar in Yorkshire for some sport climbing (there is both sport and trad) on the Sunday if anyone is interested?

There is a good range of grades for all those wanting to come and the one time I have been there I remember it being a pretty cool place. Can arrange lifts I imagine, if required also.

Also if anyone has a guide they would be willing to lend it would be greatly appreciated also.



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Comment by Leo Woodhead on July 15, 2014 at 19:33

Ending up going to Wales instead! Turned into a wild session of drinking rum on Towyn beach which is apparently a renowned dogging area!

Got a bit of sport in the following day but was feeling so rough that I didn't get up anything clean above 6b+! Plans are emerging for a trp to either Wales or the Lake district this weekend if anyone is game!

How was Giggleswick scar? It looks like a top crag on paper, was gutted to not check it out!

Comment by William Shaw on July 12, 2014 at 14:15
Sorry Leo, no knowledge on the camping front. Will drop you a text when am up there. Should be a good day :-)
Comment by Leo Woodhead on July 11, 2014 at 14:51

Do you know if there is anywhere nearby to camp? We might head out Saturday night now as I believe we may have a lift!

Comment by Leo Woodhead on July 11, 2014 at 10:31

Berty and I are hoping to head out on Sunday, would be well up for this if lifts can be sorted!

Comment by William Shaw on July 11, 2014 at 7:49
Cool, well if you fancy attending just drop me a line - Lisa, my number can be found on the member page of the site. Hopefully see you both Sunday
Comment by Graham Stevens on July 9, 2014 at 8:33

Hi Will,

Not sure yet if I can make it yet. The up to date guide is available on the downloads page of There is one for gigg south and one for gigg north. Both areas have been developed very extensively in the last year or so, with masses of routes in the 6a-7a range. Great venue!

Comment by Lisa Reynolds on July 8, 2014 at 22:59
Sounds cool I may be up for that!

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