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Blacknor North

Dorset, ENGLAND

Climbs 74 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 50m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Blacknor North is justifiably one of the most popular areas on the Isle with towering lines in abundance on some of the most amazing flowstone formations you will see anywhere. It is home to the classic Reptile Smile and Slings Shot. Often busy at weekends and bank holidays.

Access notes
All the Blacknor cliffs are approached from the parking area at the far south west corner of the housing estate in Weston. Do not park anywhere else in the housing estate especially not in Croft Road. If the car park is full then please park on the main street in Weston and walk down the path next to the Royal Exchange pub.
Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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Guidebooks
South West Climbs - Volume 1 (2012), Dorset (2012), West Country Climbs (2010), Portland (2008), Dorset Route Database (2000), Swanage and Portland (1995),
Out of print: Dorset 2005 - Fax19 (2005), Dorset 2000 - Fax11 (2000), Dorset 1994 - Fax05 (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 FAR NORTH  
2Reinheitsgebot4a 15
3Another One for the Pot6a+ 11
4Slim Fingers' Revenge7a *7
5Boiled Lobster6b *11
6Absolute Beginners2 18
 DEATH OF COOL AREA  
8Chin Reaction6c 2
9Meltdown7a **31
10Quakin' in My Bones7a+ *11
11Sellerfield7a+ *3
12The Taylor Show6a+ 19
13Living the Dream6b+  
14Death of Cool7a+ *2
15Drag Racing Underground6c+ **15
 SEATTLE BE THE DAY AREA  
17Seattle be the Day6b+ *36
18The Fabulous Bakery Boys6c *18
19Captain Lob Meets the Nipple Pincher6b **66
20Grease Paint and Monkey Brains6a *121
21Indian Summer6a *124
22Blowing Chunks6c 7
23Where's Blue Hippo7a+ *5
24Beer and Corruption7a *28
25Henry Rollins for President7a+ 4
26Wynona's Big Brown Beaver6c 1
27Ximenesque6b+ 11
28In Dust We Trust6c+ 1
 CAPTAIN KLUTZ AREA  
30Ironhead7a+ *22
31Meg's Got Leukaemia6a **339
32Cinema Paradiso6a *168
33Skin Flick7a  
34Captain Klutz and the Sailors of Fortune6a *229
35Major Mushrooms and that Mentally Muffled Mentality6c *29
36Unknown6a 4
 WOLFGANG FOREVER AREA  
38Is Vic There?7a **145
39Sanfte Kuss7a+ **24
40Wolfgang Forever7a **202
41Popeye Doyle7c 4
 Climb nameGradex
42French Connection UK7b+ **12
43Apple Turn Overload7a+ **94
44Very Sleepy River6b **323
45Edge Hog7a+ 6
46Toes Curl6c+ *28
47Freaky Ralph8a+ **7
48Aim High, Shoot Low6a+ *140
 REPTILE SMILE AREA  
50Downtown Julie Brown6c **337
51Reptile Smile6a+ ***849
52Unnamed5a *3
53Talking Smack5c *250
54Slings Shot5a ***1116
55Crocadilia6a *206
56Spanner Eyes7b *85
57England's Dreaming7a+ ***332
58Cake Walk6a *538
59The Tea-Cake Path6b 19
60California Hot Licks6a+ 25
61Doughnuts and Duvets6b *112
62Apfel Strudel6a 285
63Dwarf Lops6b+ 26
64Suck, Don't Blow6c 20
65Mother's Milk6a **383
66Do You Like Our Owls?6b *86
67Hot From the Forge7a *42
68Onto the Ice Flow7a *45
69Imbolc7b+ *19
70The Hong Jagged Flake of Death (Retired)6b+ *5
 WHO DOES TRAD AT PORTLAND? LOCATION UNKNOWN  
72Overture ChimneyHVS 5a 1
73Resurgent Spirit of LooseE1 5a 1
74EnlightenmentHVS 5b 1
75DeceptionVS 4b 1
76SubterfugeVS 4b 1
77High on the Richter ScaleE3 5c 1
78Speleo Joy ToyVS 4b 1
79PoppadomE1 5a 1
80Shatter My Illusions but Don't Break My HeartVS 4a 1
81Klepto KrackHVS 4c 1
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A very aggressive gull is nesting on the line of Captain Klutz (just above the initial conglomerate section), best avoided for the time being although it is not officially in the restricted area. My partner suffered a cut head due to talon attack as he lowered off 11.06.11!
The Ivanator - 15/Jun/11

Restrictions apply from 1 March - 30 July. Reason - Nesting Birds A nesting restriction covers all routes between 'Death of Cool' to 'Indian Summer' - also please be quiet when walking through this section of the crag. There is only one notice up at the cliff thought this may help
jonberry791 - 29/Apr/11

webcam looking towards portland from weymouth - useful for current weather : http://www.bbc.co.uk/dorset/content/webcams/weymouth_webcam.shtml
Jonathan Emett - 09/Sep/08