Craig y Longridge

Climbs 153 – Rocktype Grit (quarried) – Altitude ? – Faces SE

Crag features

Brilliant bouldering crag famed for its traverses. More recently, ground developments have also made it a brilliant crag for bloc (straight up) problems too. Crag classics include: Big Marine, The Priory, Fertile Delta SDS, The Gauntlet, Ping, In Excess SDS and Grow Wings.

Topo available here:

Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

Lancashire Bouldering (2014), Lancashire Rock (1999), LakesBloc Website

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
2The Traverse Of the Gods8b+ ***7
3Session's EndV0 5a 45
4Easy ClimbV0- 3c 29
5PeasyV0- 3b 28
6PuddingV0- 4a 68
7PieV0- 4b 79
8Gorse BushV0- 4a 67
9Absolute BeginnersV0- 4a 71
10Bramble RambleV0- 4a 66
11The RaceV0- 4c *65
12EscalatorV0- 4b 73
13Snail TrailV0- 4c 60
14Paul Pritchard's JacketV0 5a 65
15Stoning a LeperV0 5b *65
16Kiss the Razor's EdgeV6 6b **11
17Pay the WitchV2 5c 40
18Late PickingsV1 5c 38
19Rifted VictimV0 5b 65
20Naked LunchV0- 4c 55
21Black JakeV0 5b 69
22Timothy's RouteV2 5c *61
23WobblebottomV2 5c *67
24Seven-AV3 6a *74
25Bomb SquadV3 6a *34
26Tarot PlaneV4 6b **38
27Vicker's EliminateV8 **14
28Vickers Non-EliminateV6 **3
29Central Icefall DirectV0 5a 76
30Hitting the WallV4 6a 7
32Babylon BlitzV0 5b 13
33Thirty Feet of PainV5 6b *38
34HaardvarkV3 6a 32
35Cruel CountryV4 6b **11
36Pump 'til you JumpV2 5c *41
37Twelve DreamsV6 6b 5
38Still Raining, Still DreamingV5 6b 13
39Still Raining Still Dreaming SSV6 7
40Grow WingsV5 6b 24
41Grow Wings SDSV8 **23
42Imitation ArapilesV4 6a 11
43Going Deaf for a LivingV4 6a *8
45Mad Aardvark's Tea PartyV3 6a 16
46GrutsV3 6a **20
47Pop TartV4 6b 19
48Like a Slug but SucksV5 6b *24
49Slug the ThugV2 5c 38
50Added IncentiveV1 5c 26
51Muddy Wobbly BlockV0 5a 33
52Mr. SkinV7 6b 12
53Waiting in the WingsV2 5c 29
54Waiting in the Wings SDSV5 *16
55Muscles in their ImaginationV2 6a 20
56Muscles SDSV6 14
57Weir AardvarkV1 5c 17
58Blatently Slimy SlugV0 5b 14
59Company of WolvesV0 5b 19
60The HowlingV1 5c 14
61Dyno ... BucketV1 5b 24
62Dyno Bucket SDSV4 *3
63Semen ScreamV2 5c 5
64Smeg CityV2 5c 8
65Smeg City PLUSV7 15
66The GauntletV5 6b **18
67Gauntlet into Big MarineV8+ **5
68The Gauntlet SDSV8 **8
69Gauntlet - Renal LinkV9 **1
70Gauntlet - Renal Link SDSV10 **1
72Big MarineV8 **52
73SubmarineV10 7
74Super SubmarineV12 ***1
75Renal FailureV8+ **4
76The Motion VectorV6 9
77Push to ProlapseV5 **35
78The PrioryV9 ***8
79The Priory SDSV10 **1
80The Priory DirectV10 * 
81Bend of the RainbowV6 ***25
82Eat 'em and SmileV5 *2
83Rug ThugV3 6a **9
84Gaz's TraverseV8 9
85Colon PowerV9 9
86Pot of GoldV11 1
87In ExcessV3 ***24
88In Excess SDSV8+ **16
89Excess GazV9 1
90Excess ForceV9 5
91Fertile DeltaV7 **47
92Fertile Delta SDSV8 **20
93Delta ForceV9 2
94Delta ExcessV5 3
95Porridge GunV3 6a **12
96Anal Cave-InV5 6b 6
97Scorched AugustV3 6a *8
98Full CircleV9 1
100New Stone AgeV2 5c 30
101Unnatural SelectionV4 6c 4
102Unknown AreteV1 5b 10
103PingV8 **5
104Missing LinkV8 6c 3
105Chocolate PopsicleV7 6c 2
106MoschopsV3 6a *1
107Ascent of ManV3 6a ***11
108Low Life TraverseV5 8
109Jacob's LadderV0 5b 13
110Spah's DaehniksV3 6a 1
111Orifice of FaecesV7 6c ** 
112Neolithic TechnologyV5 6a 1
113From Ape to AardvarkV3 6a 9
114Descent of ManV1 5c **10
115RunawayV0 5a 7
116And She WasV0 5a 4
117Some FriendV0 5a 3
118ThugV0 5a 3
119HeadlineV0 5a 2
120UnnamedV0 5a 2
121Year of the RabbitV0 4a 1
122Way OutVD 2
124Bwink Bwink BonkHVS 5c  
125Shap's Master FlasherE2 6a  
126Out of StepHVS 5a 1
127PinnochioE1 5b **2
128J.F.P.E1 5b 1
129Top OutE2 5c 1
130Red AnimalsE2 5b 2
131PuppeteerE2 5c 2
132Never Mind the BullocksHVS 5a 1
133Mother EarthE2 5b  
134From Here to There to YouV2 5c 3
135Seeping With The EnemyV2 5c 1
136The Puppet??  
138No Strings??  
142Good Friday??  
143Mother's Day??  
144Peggy Day??  
146Flat as a Fluke??  
147Has Pete Had His Supper??? 1
148After Eight?? 1
150To the Wobbly Block7c+ 20
151To The High Break8a+ ***7
152Start To Central Icefall Direct7b+ ***27
153Going Down8c+ *** 
154Second Fifth7b 18
155Middle Third8a 7
156Middle Bit7c 13
157Middle Bit plus7c+ 4
158Bend to the End7b+ 1
159Bend to the End: Low7c 1
160Haardvark sds *V4 **2
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The best bouldering place in the North West.
Neil Hutchings - 31/Dec/03
Very overhanging and therefore good in the rain and for getting pumped. Thuggish style of climbing with some technical moves. Some excellent bouldering and mediocre routes. Awesome for body wrecking traverses.
GCW - 17/Oct/02