Cow's Mouth Quarry

Climbs 76 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude 390m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
The quarry has lots of bouldering pertential in the surounding area. Don't expect lots of gear placements on the routes that are in this quarry, and a small slection of the routes are done by soloing so don't forget the crash mat

Access notes
No access restrictions are in place, the quarry is a good 20 minute walk for the White house pub car park.

Guidebooks
Lancashire Bouldering (2014), Western Grit (2009), Lancashire Rock (1999),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1CornetteD *
2Slab CrossingVS 4b **
3DeadlineVS 5a
4Route 1HS 4c **
5Route TwoVS 5a **
6King BE1 5c *
7Route 2HVS 5a **
8SlabmasterVS 4c
9Slab CrossingHS 4b *
10Route RightHS 4b
11Happy WandererVS 4c
12Chimney RouteVD
13Right CornerVD
14Boldness Through IgnoranceE7 6c **
15Daytona WallE5 6a ***
16OverlapperHVS 5b *
17Daytona Wall Direct StartE5 6a
18LapperE1 5b *
19DessersVS 4c
20SardHVS 5a
21SeazyHS 4c
22Groovin'HS 4b
23The Romeo ErrorE1 6a *
24ScrewyE2 5c *
25GroundhogE1 5b *
26Sandy CrackVS 5a
27SeasierVD
28Curving ChimneyD
29Niche DirectHS 4b
30Jumping JiveE1 5b
31Cracked Wall ChimneyD
32PavanneHVS 5a
33Space InvaderVS 5a
34Cow's CheekS 4a
35Overhanging CrackVS 4c *
36CalfVD
37Z CrackVS 5a **
38Cow's RibD *
39The DonE2 6a
40Cow's HideS 4a
41Los EndosHVS 5a
42The 'Udder' WayS 4a
43Scree? Pain!E3 6a
44Three Little PiggiesE3 6b *
45FlupperVS 5a
46FlipperS 4b
47Carl's MarkE2 5c
48Bob's MarkHS 4b
49FlopperVS 4c
50Mark BobS 4a
51BoreVS 4b
52Flake CrackD
53ScruffVD
54ScruffyD
55GrooveS 4a
56Wallin'VS 5a
57The Romeo Error Direct StartE1 6a
58The Hand-TraverseVS 5a
59Golden SlipperE1 5c
60FlopperVS 4c
61FlookHVS 5b
62FlakE1 5c
63UncertaintyE2 5c
64The BijouHVS 5a
65The Bijou - The VariationHS 4b
66DresserVS 5a
67FlapperVS 5b
68FlockHVS 5b
69Daytona Wall Direct finishE5 6b
70Route OneHS 4c **
71SeasyHS 4c
72FlooperD
73Slab MasterVS
74IntroM
75'ardHVS 5a
76Visions from the dark side *E5 6b
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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There's an amazing panoramic photo of this area on http://www.cragmaps.co.uk/cows-mouth-quarry well worth a look. Thanks to whoever made this site!
MichaelGallimore - 26/Mar/12
Been to Summit Quarry in the valley and though we'd come here. The climbing is fantastic but very bold, recommend bringing a pad and a selection of micro cams (lots) and small wires. The slabby area is very grippy with some superb climbing while the steep area's are just as good. The upper part Z-crack is a little dirty so i recommend a clean before you attempt it in future. Definitly need to come again and well worth a visit, dries rapidly too.
joe.91 - 09/Sep/10
Nice routes on Solar Slab & the White House is a brill pub
chris tan - 11/Apr/03
Do you have more up to date information?

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