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Blacknor North


Climbs 75 – 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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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
2Reinheitsgebot4a 15
3Another One for the Pot6a+ 11
4Slim Fingers' Revenge7a *7
5Boiled Lobster6b *11
6Mystery Stripper5c  
7Ghost Writer5c  
8Absolute Beginners2 18
9No Name Corner3+  
11Chin Reaction6c 2
12Meltdown7a **31
13Quakin' in My Bones7a+ *11
14Sellerfield7a+ *3
15The Taylor Show6a+ 19
16Living the Dream6b+  
17Death of Cool7a+ *2
18Drag Racing Underground6c+ **18
20Seattle be the Day6b+ *39
21The Fabulous Bakery Boys6c *18
22Captain Lob Meets the Nipple Pincher6b **72
23Grease Paint and Monkey Brains6a *128
24Indian Summer6a *132
25Blowing Chunks6c 7
26Where's Blue Hippo7a+ *5
27Beer and Corruption7a *28
28Henry Rollins for President7a+ 4
29Wynona's Big Brown Beaver6c 1
30Ximenesque6b+ 11
31In Dust We Trust6c+ 1
33Ironhead7a+ *24
34Meg's Got Leukaemia6a **350
35Cinema Paradiso6a *177
36Skin Flick7a  
37Captain Klutz and the Sailors of Fortune6a *242
38Major Mushrooms and that Mentally Muffled Mentality6c *30
39Unknown6a 5
41Is Vic There?7a **150
 Climb nameGradex
42Sanfte Kuss7a+ **26
43Wolfgang Forever7a **207
44Popeye Doyle7c 4
45French Connection UK7b+ **13
46Appleturnoverload7a+ **97
47Very Sleepy River6b **343
48Edge Hog7a+ 6
49Toes Curl6c+ *28
50Freaky Ralph8a+ **7
51Aim High, Shoot Low6a+ *144
53Downtown Julie Brown6c **363
54Reptile Smile6a+ ***892
55Unnamed5a *6
56Talking Smack5c *263
57Slings Shot5a ***1166
58Crocadilia6a *220
59Spanner Eyes7b *90
60England's Dreaming7a+ ***350
61Cake Walk6a *566
62The Tea-Cake Path6b 23
63California Hot Licks6a+ 26
64Doughnuts and Duvets6b *115
65Apfel Strudel6a 300
66Dwarf Lops6b+ 29
67Suck, Don't Blow6c 20
68Mother's Milk6a **408
69Do You Like Our Owls?6b *87
70Hot From the Forge7a *43
71Onto the Ice Flow7a *49
73Overture ChimneyHVS 5a 1
74Resurgent Spirit of LooseE1 5a 1
75EnlightenmentHVS 5b 1
76DeceptionVS 4b 1
77SubterfugeVS 4b 1
78High on the Richter ScaleE3 5c 1
79Speleo Joy ToyVS 4b 1
80PoppadomE1 5a 1
81Klepto KrackHVS 4c 1
82Shatter My Illusions but Don't Break My HeartVS 4a 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 :
Jonathan Emett - 09/Sep/08