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Dorset 1994 - Fax05

ENGLAND

Author Pete Oxley – Published ROCKFAX (1994)ISBN 1-873341-20-2

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable

Website
www.rockfax.com/climbing-guides/old-books/dorset-1995/

Review
The guidebook which turned Portland from a secret sports route to a venue for climbers from all over the country. Now superseded by Dorset - Fax11 (publ 2000) which has fuller info on the Dorset routes (but omits S Devon, which this book does have however this is available for free from the ROCKFAX webs site). The use of the "crux" symbol on route topos drew mixed responses. Now out of print.

Crags covered by this Guide

Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Torbryan Quarry33LimestoneW
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Back Cliff91LimestoneW
Battleship Main72LimestoneW
Beeston Cliff63LimestoneE
Blackers Hole57LimestoneS
Blacknor Central84LimestoneSW
Blacknor Far South61LimestoneW
Blacknor North74LimestoneW
Blacknor South111LimestoneW
Cave Hole80LimestoneE
Cheyne Wears Area310LimestoneE
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Coastguard South73LimestoneW
Dancing Ledge102LimestoneS
Fishermans Ledge (incl. Conner Cove)115LimestoneS
Hedbury77LimestoneS
Promenade111LimestoneS
The Cuttings456LimestoneSE
Wallsend North134LimestoneW
Wallsend South117LimestoneW
White Hole63LimestoneSW
Total climbs2331