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South West Climbs - Volume 1

ENGLAND

Author Edited by Paul Robertson – Published The Climbers Club (2012)ISBN 978-0-901601-94-0

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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)266LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (Suspension Bridge Buttress)42LimestoneW
Goblin Combe160LimestoneS
Portishead Quarry43LimestoneSE
Trym Valley Gorge97LimestoneW
Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Hay Tor1Granite?
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Main72LimestoneW
Blacknor Beach38LimestoneSE
Blacknor North74LimestoneW
Blacknor South111LimestoneW
Boulder Ruckle215LimestoneS
Cattle Troughs92LimestoneS
Cheyne Wears Area310LimestoneE
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Coastguard South73LimestoneW
Cormorant Ledge40LimestoneS
Fishermans Ledge (incl. Conner Cove)115LimestoneS
Guillemot Ledge60LimestoneS
Promenade111LimestoneS
Subluminal120LimestoneS
Wallsend North134LimestoneW
Wallsend South117LimestoneW
Winspit150LimestoneS
Gloucestershire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Ban-y-gor200LimestoneNW
Cleeve Hill32Limestoneall
Huntsham Crags164Sandstone (hard)E
Shakemantle Quarry (Ruspidge Slab Quarry)29Limestone?
Shorn Cliff174LimestoneW
Staple Edge Quarry (Ruspidge West Quarry)37Sandstone (hard)E
Symonds Yat463LimestoneNW
Tintern Quarry145LimestoneW
Wintour's Leap374LimestoneW
Isle of Wight crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Needles5ChalkW
Monmouthshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Wyndcliffe75LimestoneSW
Wyndcliffe Quarry59LimestoneSW
Somerset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brean Down70LimestoneS
Brean Down (Fort Crags)53LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge North363LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge South557LimestoneN
Fairy Cave Quarry146LimestoneN
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry)27LimestoneNW
Uphill Quarry32LimestoneW
Total climbs5699