South West Climbs - Volume 1

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These details were last updated on 11/Oct/2013
Author Edited by Paul Robertson
Published The Climbers Club (2012)
ISBN 978-0-901601-94-0

Website
www.climbers-club.co.uk/guidebooks/ci-sw-selected.html

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SELECTED CLIMBS SOUTH WEST

VOLUME I - Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset

Martin Crocker, Mark Davies, Gordon Jenkin, Brian Mullan, James Parrott, Guy Percival, Paul Robertson, Rick Sewards, Steve Taylor, Scott Titt, John Willson

Artwork by Mark Davies and Don Sargeant

464 pages of text, maps and photodiagrams (double-volume guide)

25.00

South West Climbs Volume 1 is intended to showcase the area of Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset and act as an introduction to the area covered by several Climbers' Club definitive guides of the area. It covers areas close to the centres of population such as the Avon Gorge, Wye Valley and Dorset. It has been written by a talented team of local activists.

Crags covered by this Guide

Avon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Avon Gorge (Main Area)89LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Main Wall)117Limestone?
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls)267LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (Suspension Bridge Buttress)42LimestoneW
Goblin Combe160LimestoneS
Portishead Quarry44LimestoneSE
Trym Valley Gorge105LimestoneW
Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Hay Tor1Granite?
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Main72LimestoneW
Blacknor North75LimestoneW
Blacknor South110LimestoneW
Boulder Ruckle219LimestoneS
Cattle Troughs94LimestoneS
Cheyne Wears Area321LimestoneE
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Coastguard South85LimestoneW
Cormorant Ledge40LimestoneS
Fishermans Ledge118LimestoneS
Guillemot Ledge60LimestoneS
Promenade119LimestoneS
Subluminal120LimestoneS
Wallsend North134LimestoneW
Wallsend South118LimestoneW
Winspit154LimestoneS
Gloucestershire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Ban-y-gor200LimestoneNW
Cleeve Hill32Limestoneall
Huntsham Crags199Sandstone (hard)E
Shakemantle Quarry (Ruspidge Slab Quarry)29Limestoneall
Shorn Cliff174LimestoneW
Staple Edge Quarry (Ruspidge West Quarry)37Sandstone (hard)E
Symonds Yat466LimestoneNW
Tintern Quarry145LimestoneW
Wintour's Leap377LimestoneW
Isle of Wight crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Needles5ChalkW
Monmouthshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Wyndcliffe75LimestoneSW
Wyndcliffe Quarry61LimestoneSW
Somerset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brean Down71LimestoneS
Brean Down (Fort Crags)69LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge North365LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge South559LimestoneN
Fairy Cave Quarry148LimestoneN
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry)30LimestoneNW
Uphill Quarry32LimestoneW
Total climbs5785