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Lower Montcliffe Quarry

Lancashire, ENGLAND

Climbs 18 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude ? – Faces ?

Crag features
Over the winter 2009/10 quite a lot of freeze thaw damage has occured to the western wall of the quarry making some of the climbs obsolete and others loose & dangerous.

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0.9mm rain
Mainly cloudy
13 °C
16 kph

0.4mm rain
14 °C
15 kph

1.5mm rain
15 °C
30 kph

14.6mm rain
10 °C
22 kph

2.1mm rain
Mainly cloudy
12 °C
23 kph
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Lancashire Rock (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Entrance CornerVD 3
2Montcliffe PillarVD 1
3Wanderers' ReturnVS 4b 1
4Formula One BriberyE1 5c  
5Horwich EliminateE1 5b * 
6Horwich GrooveS 1
7Cracked PillarHS 4b 1
8Step LeftE2 5c 1
9Inverted YVS 4c 1
 Climb nameGradex
10Slim CornerVS 4b  
11Show us yer ToposE1 5b * 
12StadiumHVS 5a *1
13The 10p GiroE1 5b  
14Letter-box WallE1 5b  
15Bolton StaircaseHS 4a  
16Indian FaceV4 6a 1
17Dinosaur Adventure 3DV5 6b **1
18Bachf7A+ * 
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Noticed a pair of kestrels nesting in a corner of Rivington Wall yesterday. Sadly there's some recent graffiti and the whole place feels neglected. A shame as it's otherwise a lovely setting.
Jake463 - 16/Jul/14

Pretty overgrown at the moment, this hasn't seen much chalk in a while - could be good with a thorough clean though - not much below VS, but a few choice lines over HVS. worth an evening visit.
rginns - 25/Jul/07