South West Climbs - Volume 1

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

Website www.climbers-club.co.uk/g...

Review
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)43LimestoneW
Goblin Combe160LimestoneS
Portishead Quarry44LimestoneSE
Trym Valley Gorge105LimestoneW
Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Hay Tor1Granite?
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Main72LimestoneW
Blacknor North75LimestoneW
Blacknor South113LimestoneW
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 Crags210Sandstone (hard)E
Shakemantle Quarry (Ruspidge Slab Quarry)29Limestoneall
Shorn Cliff174LimestoneW
Staple Edge Quarry (Ruspidge West Quarry)40Sandstone (hard)E
Symonds Yat468LimestoneNW
Tintern Quarry145LimestoneW
Wintour's Leap379LimestoneW
Isle of Wight crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Needles5ChalkW
Monmouthshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Wyndcliffe75LimestoneSW
Wyndcliffe Quarry68LimestoneSW
Somerset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brean Down71LimestoneS
Brean Down (Fort Crags)69LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge North366LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge South559LimestoneN
Fairy Cave Quarry148Limestoneall
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry)30LimestoneNW
Uphill Quarry32LimestoneW