/ Cheshire Bouldering?
Plenty in Frodsham. There is also an area in Helsby.
Hope this helps.
You need the Cheshire and Merseyside Sandstone Guide (http://www.bmcshop.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=6606) it has all the bouldering in the area and also the routes.
Just remember it is very diffrent from indoors and you may need to lower your grade at first. Also remember that the sandstone is easily damaged so don't climb on it if it is even slightly damp and one final thing remember to clean your shoes before every attempt as the dirt/grit wears away the footholds otherwise (and you are more likely to slip off!)
As well as the local sandstone there are also some other crags fairly close including waun-y-llyn country park and the limestone of ruthin/pantymwyn if you are feeling strong!
All the above are great and close to my heart but you also have the Roaches, Doxey's Pool, Gibb Torr, Baldstones, Newstones, the Churnet Valley close by - some truly outstanding venues.
As well as the Cheshire book, have a look at Boulder Britain, VPubs Peak Bouldering and click around on the interactive map on this site.
PS No, you need to go and climb some stuff outside - it's quite different and you may find it 210% more rewarding. If not you can always go indoors :)
There is a decent local's circuit at Bosley cloud which is right on your doorstep, if you get into routes there's a bit more to go at, but growing up in Knutsford it did me for a few evenings. Central Cheshire is a bit limited on crags but there is a good variety within an hour's travel in most directions.
As others have said, the Staffs grit is closer to you than Frodsham etc, and a better area - loads to go at.
As others have said- get yourself to the Roaches area. Once you have discovered outdoor bouldering, then the journey and cost of travelling (and entry) to Awesome Walls will seem second best.
Don`t get put off by not being able to climb the same grades as indoors. my students can often climb v5/6 indoors and not get up a v1/2 on real rock. Don`t even worry too much about grades, just look for cool looking problems and get stuck in.
I live in Macc and if you wanted to borrow a bouldering mat for the summer, then I could lend you an old one. Its pretty weighty as its had its foam replaced with dense foam, but you won`t have long walk ins (assuming you and your mate have access to a car). I have an old battered copy of Peak Bouldering too that you can have.
So no excuses- PM me if interested
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