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

Washington Area

  • 58 - Venator

    Grade: 6b | First Ascent: -1989
    Rating: 0

    Climb the overhanging wall two metres right of the iron bar, via two bolts and a peg to reach a bolt belay.

  • 59 - Beware of the Dentist

    Grade: 5b | First Ascent: -1988
    Rating: 0

    Climb the groove that starts two metres left of the iron bar. The crux is just above a peg.

  • 60 - Washington

    Grade: 4a | First Ascent: -1974
    Rating: 0

    A scrappy route with poor protection. Follow the right-leading rampline which runs between the two leaning walls, keeping directly above the right-hand wall.