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West Country Climbs

ENGLAND

Author Mark Glaister – Published ROCKFAX (2010)ISBN 978-1-873341-37-7

Website
www.rockfax.com/climbing-guides/books/west-country-c...

Review
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.

Crags covered by this Guide

Avon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Avon Gorge (Amphitheatre)82LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Main Area)89LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Main Wall)117Limestone?
Avon Gorge (New Quarry)59LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (North Butress)12LimestoneNW
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls)266LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (Suspension Bridge Buttress)42LimestoneW
Portishead Quarry43LimestoneSE
Cornwall crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Amnesty Wall, The Lizard3GraniteSW
Bass Point26Mica schistW
Bosigran123GraniteW
Bosigran Ridge Area14GraniteW
Carn Barra105GraniteSW
Carn Gowla160GreenstoneW
Carn Kenidjack (Kenidjack Cliffs)31Killas slateSE
Carn Les Boel45GraniteS
Chair Ladder130GraniteS
Cheesewring Quarry153GraniteS
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 End170GraniteW
Lower Sharpnose Point95Culm?
Oldwalls' Point8CulmN
Pen Olver (The Lizard)67Amphibiolite & SSW
Pentire Point126Pillow lavaN
Pordenack Point83GraniteSW
Porthgwarra Buttress and Hella Point30GraniteS
Robins Rocks12GreenstoneNW
Roche Rock60Granite?
Sennen170GraniteW
St Loy Cliff49GraniteS
Tater-du71GreenstoneS
Tintagel Head25CulmW
Trewavas Head Main Cliff105GraniteW
Vessacks West6GraniteSW
Vicarage Cliff45CulmW
Zawn Duel and Carn Gloose24Killas slateNW
Zawn Kellys13GraniteW
Zennor Cliff23Killas slateW
Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Anstey's Cove107LimestoneS
Baggy Point150Sandstone (hard)SW
Bench Tor24GraniteS
Berry Head (Coastguard Cliffs)162LimestoneS
Berry Head (The Old Redoubt)105LimestoneE
Blackchurch35CulmNW
Chudleigh Rocks138LimestoneS
Daddyhole Main Cliff40LimestoneE
Dyers Lookout35CulmW
Haytor (aka Hay Tor) and Low Man78GraniteW
Hound Tor151GraniteSW
Long Quarry Point80LimestoneE
Meadfoot Quarry27LimestoneSE
Screda Point35CulmS
Sheeps Tor35GraniteE
Smoothlands37CulmNW
Spekes Mill Mouth and Brownspear Point35CulmN
The Dewerstone147GraniteS
Torbryan Quarry33LimestoneW
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Blackers Hole57LimestoneS
Blacknor North74LimestoneW
Blacknor South111LimestoneW
Boulder Ruckle215LimestoneS
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Fishermans Ledge (incl. Conner Cove)115LimestoneS
Promenade111LimestoneS
Subluminal120LimestoneS
The Cuttings459LimestoneSE
Wallsend South117LimestoneW
Somerset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brean Down70LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge South557LimestoneN
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry)27LimestoneNW
Uphill Quarry32LimestoneW
Total climbs6556