West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs Rockfax Cover, 4 kb
Author Mark Glaister
Published ROCKFAX (2010)
ISBN 978-1-873341-37-7

Website www.rockfax.com/climbing-...

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.

Example Pages from this Guidebook
West Country Climbs Rockfax Guidebook - example page 1, 4 kbWest Country Climbs Rockfax Guidebook - example page 2, 4 kb
West Country Climbs Rockfax Guidebook - example page 3, 5 kbExample Page from West Country Climbs Rockfax, Pentire Head, 5 kb
Crags covered by this Guide
Avon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Avon Gorge (Amphitheatre)82LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Main Area)90LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Main Wall)117Limestone?
Avon Gorge (New Quarry)63LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (North Butress)12LimestoneNW
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls)267LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (Suspension Bridge Buttress)43LimestoneW
Portishead Quarry44LimestoneSE
Cornwall crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Bass Point26Mica schistW
Bosigran Ridge Area15GraniteW
Carn Barra107GraniteSW
Carn Gowla166GreenstoneW
Carn Kenidjack (Kenidjack Cliffs)31Killas slateSE
Carn Les Boel45GraniteS
Chair Ladder130GraniteS
Cheesewring Quarry155GraniteS
Coastguard Cliff (Lizard Point)41Mica schistSE
Compass Point - Bude67CulmS
Cribba Head30GraniteSW
Devil's Jump5GraniteS
Doyden Point13Pillow lavaW
Fox Promontory40GraniteSW
Great Zawn40GraniteW
Gull Rock - Marsland48CulmW
Gurnard's Head24GreenstoneW
Lands End179GraniteW
Lower Sharpnose Point95Culm?
Oldwalls' Point8CulmN
Pen Olver67Amphibiolite & SSW
Pentire Point126Pillow lavaN
Pordenack Point83GraniteSW
Porthgwarra Buttress and Hella Point30GraniteS
Robins Rocks12GreenstoneNW
Roche Rock62Granite?
St Loy Cliff51GraniteS
Tintagel Head25CulmW
Trewavas Head Main Cliff105GraniteW
Vessacks West10GraniteSW
Vicarage Cliff46CulmW
Zawn Duel and Carn Gloose24Killas slateNW
Zawn Kellys13GraniteW
Zennor Cliff26Killas slateW
Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Anstey's Cove140LimestoneS
Baggy Point150Sandstone (hard)SW
Bench Tor26GraniteS
Berry Head (Coastguard Cliffs)164LimestoneS
Berry Head (The Old Redoubt)105LimestoneE
Chudleigh Rocks138LimestoneS
Daddyhole Main Cliff40LimestoneE
Dyers Lookout35CulmW
Haytor (aka Hay Tor) and Low Man79GraniteW
Hound Tor156GraniteSW
Long Quarry Point84LimestoneE
Meadfoot Quarry28LimestoneSE
Screda Point35CulmS
Sheeps Tor37GraniteE
Spekes Mill Mouth and Brownspear Point35CulmN
The Dewerstone147GraniteS
Torbryan Quarry33LimestoneW
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Blackers Hole57LimestoneS
Blacknor North75LimestoneW
Blacknor South113LimestoneW
Boulder Ruckle219LimestoneS
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Fishermans Ledge118LimestoneS
The Cuttings475LimestoneSE
Wallsend South118LimestoneW
Somerset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brean Down71LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge South559LimestoneN
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry)30LimestoneNW
Uphill Quarry32LimestoneW