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Cow's Mouth Quarry

Lancashire, ENGLAND

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.

Weather forecast

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1.5mm rain
Sunny periods
14 °C
17 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
7 kph

0.2mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
9 kph

0.0mm rain
Sun
17 °C
8 kph

0.1mm rain
Mainly cloudy
15 °C
13 kph
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Guidebooks
Western Grit (2009), Lancashire Rock (1999),
Out of print: Western Grit (2003)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1CornetteD *88
2Slab CrossingVS 4b **44
3DeadlineVS 5a 49
4Route 1HS 4c **96
5Route TwoVS 5a **38
6King BE1 5c *69
7Route 2HVS 5a **64
8SlabmasterVS 4c 61
9Route RightHS 4b 38
10Slab CrossingHS 4b *13
11Happy WandererVS 4c 13
12Chimney RouteVD 29
13Right CornerVD 24
14Boldness Through IgnoranceE7 6c **3
15Daytona WallE5 6a ***15
16OverlapperHVS 5b *43
17Daytona Wall Direct StartE5 6a 4
18LapperE1 5b *29
19DessersVS 4c 58
20SardHVS 5a 27
21SeazyHS 4c 54
22Groovin'HS 4b 37
23The Romeo ErrorE1 6a *23
24ScrewyE2 5c *27
25GroundhogE1 5b *32
26SeasierVD 39
27Sandy CrackVS 5a 68
28Curving ChimneyD 19
29Niche DirectHS 4b 16
30Cracked Wall ChimneyD 23
31Jumping JiveE1 5b 2
32PavanneHVS 5a 4
33Space InvaderVS 5a 5
34Cow's CheekS 4a 10
35Overhanging CrackVS 4c *12
36Z CrackVS 5a **49
37CalfVD 11
38Cow's RibD *19
 Climb nameGradex
39The DonE2 6a 10
40Cow's HideS 4a 8
41Los EndosHVS 5a 22
42The 'Udder' WayS 4a 7
43Scree? Pain!E3 6a 1
44Three Little PiggiesE3 6b *2
45FlupperVS 5a 9
46Carl's MarkE2 5c 1
47FlipperS 4b 42
48Bob's MarkHS 4b 3
49FlopperVS 4c 21
50Mark BobS 4a 4
51BoreVS 4b 3
52Flake CrackD 10
53ScruffVD 11
54ScruffyD 12
55GrooveS 4a 12
56Wallin'VS 5a 11
57The Romeo Error Direct StartE1 6a 7
58The Hand-TraverseVS 5a 2
59Golden SlipperE1 5c 1
60FlopperVS 4c 12
61FlookHVS 5b 5
62FlakE1 5c 1
63UncertaintyE2 5c  
64The BijouHVS 5a 11
65The Bijou - The VariationHS 4b 7
66DresserVS 5a 2
67FlapperVS 5b 12
68FlockHVS 5b 1
69Daytona Wall Direct finishE5 6b 5
70Route OneHS 4c **16
71SeasyHS 4c 15
72FlooperD 11
73Slab MasterVS 5
74IntroM 5
75'ardHVS 5a 1
76Visions from the dark side *E5 6b 2
* 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