Anglezarke Quarry

North Lancashire

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The BMC has received reports of lots of broken glass placed on holds around head height on the far wall - it's worth being cautious anjd checking for glass if attempting routes anywhere in the quarry in the near future. If you see anyone smahing bottles or placing glass on holds, please report it to the BMC and if possible get photos of the perpetrators. from 29/03/2017 to 29/04/2017

Quarried Lancashire Gritstone - a quick-drying suntrap overlooking the Anglezarke reservoir.

Crag information
Climbing Area: North West Rock Type: Gritstone
County Lancashire Access Status: Restrictions/ Sensitive Access
Importance: Regional CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: Utilities Company No. of Routes: 165
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1962
Grid Reference: SD621162

Climbers using the Left Wall Area should avoid belaying on the fence posts at the side of the road. Abseiling over the Golden Tower and Left Wall is also discouraged as it is starting to cause erosion. The quarry is owned by United Utilities who take a positive view of rock climbing. Trees have been cleared from the quarry by UU in previous years making a great improvement to the climbing environment.

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On Open Access land. See map here; http://www.naturalengland.org.uk/ourwork/enjoying/places/openaccess/default.aspx

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