South West Climbs - Volume 1

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


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)90LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Main Wall)117Limestone?
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls)267LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (Suspension Bridge Buttress)45LimestoneW
Goblin Combe160LimestoneS
Portishead Quarry44LimestoneSE
Trym Valley Gorge105LimestoneW
Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Hay Tor1Granite?
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Main72LimestoneW
Blacknor North78LimestoneW
Blacknor South113LimestoneW
Boulder Ruckle219LimestoneS
Cattle Troughs95LimestoneS
Cheyne Wears Area366LimestoneE
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Coastguard South85LimestoneW
Cormorant Ledge40LimestoneS
Fishermans Ledge118LimestoneS
Guillemot Ledge61LimestoneS
Wallsend North134LimestoneW
Wallsend South118LimestoneW
Gloucestershire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Cleeve Hill37Limestoneall
Huntsham Crags215Sandstone (hard)E
Shakemantle Quarry (Ruspidge Slab Quarry)29Limestoneall
Shorn Cliff174LimestoneW
Staple Edge Quarry (Ruspidge West Quarry)40Sandstone (hard)E
Symonds Yat526LimestoneNW
Tintern Quarry145LimestoneW
Wintour's Leap394LimestoneW
Isle of Wight crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Monmouthshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Wynd Cliff75LimestoneSW
Wyndcliffe Quarry78LimestoneSW
Somerset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brean Down71LimestoneS
Brean Down (Fort Crags)73LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge North370LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge South567LimestoneN
Fairy Cave Quarry152Limestoneall
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry)30LimestoneNW
Uphill Quarry32LimestoneW