This site is a digital copy of the 1997 BMC guidebook to rock climbing in Lancashire

Far Intermediate Area

  • 56 - Sprain

    Grade: 4c | First Ascent: (1979-83)
    Rating: 0

    Start just left of the right arĂȘte of the buttress. After a difficult start climb over the overhang by a V-shaped groove.

  • 57 - Midget

    Grade: | First Ascent: (1979-83)
    Rating: 0

    Start in the angle of the buttress, then step right on to a nose and surmount the overhang above.

  • 58 - Nosey

    Grade: 5b | First Ascent: (1986-87)
    Rating: 0

    Ascend the overhanging nose on sidepulls then climb straight over the overhang above. overhanging band.

  • 59 - The Ceaseless Tide

    Grade: 5c | First Ascent: (1986-87)
    Rating: 0

    Just left of Nosey is a blunt rib; climb this and the wall above.

  • 60 - Fingerbore

    Grade: 4c | First Ascent: -1968
    Rating: 0

    Start one metre left and climb directly to the overhang via boreholes, then finish up the groove on the left.

  • 61 - Abrasions and Lacerations

    Grade: 5a | First Ascent: (1986-87)
    Rating: 0

    A right-to-left traverse of the area just below the overhanging band