Shore Quarry

Climbs 20 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 210m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
The first ascents of shore quarry were in 1984 but it has not laid to rest since then, the quarry features a plentiful supply of belay stakes above the best lines, although who put these stakes in, and first climbed the routes beneath them, is currently unknown (to me at least).

The top outs of most of the routes are loose but manageable.

The height varies from 8 to 12 metres.

Faces South East East and gets the morning sun

Access notes
Park near the King William pub in the village of shore (Postcode OL14 9LW) Walk up Higher Shore Road for less than 50 metres, take the signposted footpath/bridleway to your right, follow this to the quarry.

Time from car park - 3 minutes

Guidebooks
Lancashire Rock (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Domino TheoryVS 5a
2Shore ButtressHVS 5a *
3Wall and CrackVS 4b
4Shore CrackS
Moderator Updates to this page are checked by UKC volunteer agolay

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Ive heard there has been some rockfall near the middle of the quarry and that it (the quarry) is no longer used by one of the local outdoor centres due to instability. Take care.
agolay - 16/Jul/12
NOTE: Have moved the quarry location on the map so it is now in the right place. Second Note: This quarry (Shore Quarry) is often confused with Shaw quarry
agolay - 21/Feb/12
Do you have more up to date information?

These details were last updated on 21/Feb/2012
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