Swanage and Portland

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Author Nigel Coe
Published Climbers' Club (1995)
ISBN 0-901-601-56-X

Website
www.rockrun.com/shop/type.html?d=13&t=162

Review
Two-book guide to trad-climbing Swanage and apparently trad-climbing (but with bolts) Portland. Includes some Portland trad routes you wouldn't wish on an enemy. Good Swanage guide, but Rockfax is far better for Portland.

Crags covered by this Guide

Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Agglestone10Sandstone (soft)all
Battleship Main72LimestoneW
Beeston Cliff63LimestoneE
Blackers Hole57LimestoneS
Blacknor North75LimestoneW
Blacknor South110LimestoneW
Cattle Troughs94LimestoneS
Cheyne Wears Area313LimestoneE
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Coastguard South85LimestoneW
Fishermans Ledge118LimestoneS
Hedbury77LimestoneS
Old Harry Rocks12Chalkall
Seacombe53LimestoneS
Slippery Ledge25LimestoneSE
St Aldhelms Head40LimestoneSW
Subluminal120LimestoneS
The Cuttings475LimestoneSE
Wallsend North134LimestoneW
Wallsend South118LimestoneW
Worbarrow Tout13LimestoneS
Isle of Wight crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Needles5ChalkW
Scratchells Bay0Chalk?
Total climbs2116