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Flying Shed Quarry

Lancashire, ENGLAND

Climbs 12 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 100m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
Used to hold about 30 routes some of which were not bad. Unfortunately these got quarried and we're left with a dozen poor routes. A fine example of why lots of good Lancashire climbers left Lancashire.

Access notes
"Don't bother going there, it's not worth it" - to quote Rocktart, who wrote this. [9/02]

In the middle of Whittle-le-Woods.

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9 °C
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11 °C
19 kph

7.9mm rain
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9 °C
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Guidebooks
Lancashire Rock (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Yellowstone *HVS 5a 1
2Angkor *S 1
3Coliseum *VS 4c 1
4Ephesus *S 1
 Climb nameGradex
5Giza *HS 4a 1
6Terror Cotta Soldier *HVD 1
7Flying Shed *S 1
8Chicken Itza *HVD 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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I live aboout 1/2 km from this supposed crag and when I first moved here 10 years ago I went for a look. I couldn't find it and I couldn't find the legendary flying shed either. I assumed that it had all been demolished or did I miss something? Colin PS Holiday arrangements permitting I'm in for the bolt debate mark II
Colin - 14/Mar/03

The locals say that this is to be made into a bird sanctuary. That will end climbing I suppose. The rock is terrible, and would need a lot of work to remove all the loose and dangerous stuff before climbing could start. Not worth the effort.
MICKLEDORE - 18/Sep/02

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