Brownstones Lancashire, ENGLAND
Climbs 171 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 260m a.s.l – Faces S
An excellent venue all year round, with many areas drying very quickly after rain. Can get very hot (and midge ridden) in Summer.
More resources exist for further information:
The home of Lancashire Bouldering, with new routes and eliminates topo here: www.southlancsbouldering.tk
Interactive information and videos here: http://brownstones.wetpaint.com
Downloadable topo here: http://www.vimeo.com/groups/UKBouldering/view_file:2994
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Approaching from Wilton Quarries, follow Scout Road for about three kilometers. Brownstones is on the right behind a row of cottages. Please be careful when parking as cars travel quickly around the bend.
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Western Grit (2009), Lancashire Rock (1999),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)
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Polish spoils this venue for me.
glaramara - 15/Sep/14
Soloing with a matt in some areas at Brownstones along the quarry, is really fun, espiecially when your mates are underneath carring moving around with the Matt to keep it under you !!
Rhino - 16/Jun/09
Midge city on summer evenings like Wilton, especially the pool area
Orfio - 09/Apr/08
Sorry, that should be http://brownstones.wetpaint.com/page/Downloads
GCW - 12/Aug/07
New online interactive Wiki guide plus loads of videos at http://brownstones.wetpaint.com
bentley's biceps - 15/Apr/07
The full topo can be found in the massive bible, beast of a book that is Lancashire Rock. Excellent problems though, can get very busy
Uncle Jim - 16/Jun/03
Not a bad little spot, although can be somewhat of a sun trap if the weather\'s nice. Take your suncream - I didn\'t and paid the price ! A range of problems (not found any topos yet, so it\'s a case of take someone who knows the place, or just have fun and create your own). A few of the landings are a bit rough; a mat is useful. I have a load of photo\'s of the place - if you drop us a line I will email them to you.
Matt - 05/May/02