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

Lower Tier

  • 9 - The Fallen Madonna with the Big Boobies

    Grade: 5b | First Ascent: (1986-87)
    Rating: 1

    Climb the left arĂȘte of the first solid buttress.

  • 10 - Prior Visit

    Grade: 4c | First Ascent: -1985
    Rating: 0

    Two metres right of The Fallen Madonna is a right-slanting crackline containing an ancient peg below an overlap. Take this direct.

  • 11 - Long Shore Drift

    Grade: 5c | First Ascent: (1986-87)
    Rating: 1

    Climb the short wall immediately to the right and finish at Termination.

  • 12 - Termination

    Grade: 4b | First Ascent: (1986-87)
    Rating: 0

    Climb the next groove on the right by a pleasant crack.

  • 13 - Left of Centre

    Grade: 5c | First Ascent: -1993
    Rating: 0

    Start at the bottom right of the next buttress and step left using a pocket (crux) to a downward-pointing flake. Follow this to the top.