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Blacknor South


Climbs 111 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude ? – Faces W

Crag features
Blacknor South has had many good new additions with some particularly useful lower grade bolted routes. Below the main crag line are two very popular boulders with a great set of easier climbs.

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Dorset (2012), South West Climbs - Volume 1 (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

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGradex
1BlockheadHS 4b *4
2Dirty Cow7a *13
3Spontaneous Cattle Combustion6c+ *50
4How Now Brown Cow7a 81
5Talk6a+ **494
6Toe the Line6b **344
7Reunion6a+ 18
8Sacred Angel7a **179
9String of PearlsHVS 4c 4
10Pining for Glossop7a **87
11I Love the Smell of Resin in the Morning6c 59
12Love In The Mist6a *107
13The DevilHVS 5b 8
14Draper's Henchmen7a+ 17
15Oblivion is Forever6b *105
16Silent but Deadly6c+ *32
17Hot Pants Explosion6b+ *175
18Well Done Poppet4+ 535
19Do Ixtlan5 623
20Eating Bush5 30
21Princess Bolting3+ 32
22Imperfect3 *623
23Jutland4 72
24Lifeline6a+ *389
25It's My Life5 *710
26The Lizard of Oz6a **461
27Snakes Alive6a+ 64
28Slither7a+ *5
29Medusa Falls7a ***251
30To Wish the Impossible7a **205
31Psychosomatic Addict7a+ **51
32Crack My Bitch Up6b *98
33Kamikaze Moped7a *22
34The Oldest Profession6c+ **39
35Loose Cannon7a *37
36Turned to Stone6c+ ***140
37Skids of Mark7b *15
38Bum Droplets6b+ *63
39Cut Throat Jake6b *94
40Cute Ass7a *25
41No Ifs, No Butts6c *21
42Seaman Stains6c *12
43Hello Sailor6c 6
44Master Bates6b+ *37
45Kite Marks7a 6
46Captain Pugwash6c+ *18
47Roger the Cabin Boy6b+ *29
48The Black Pig7b *7
49Still My Bleeding Heart6a+ 23
51Solar Flare3 *32
52Sun Spot5 *16
53Sea of Tranquillity3 *29
54Moonshine3 *47
55Walking on the Moon4 *20
56Dark Side of the Moon4 *39
57Lunar Eclipse2 **50
58Half Moon2+ 24
59Full Moon5+ *30
 Climb nameGradex
61Rough Diamond4 75
62Diamond Geezer5 *224
63Pete's RouteHS 4
64Diamond Boulder4 *227
65Diamond Edge4 *172
66The Hardye Girls7a 10
67Tom's Way2 *14
68Diamond Solitaire3 *118
69Portland Snowshine3+ *120
71Twisting by the Pool6a *3
72Shades of the Deep6a *5
73Jaws6a 5
74Reservoir Dogfish6a *4
76RetractionVD 4
77My Little Buddha2+ *318
78Slabtastic2+ *342
79Suburban Dave3 *275
80Sketchtastic2+ *228
81The Mystical GillVS 4b *59
82The Erogenous StoneVS 4b *41
83Mystic CrackD 22
84A Nugget of Purest Green4 *95
85Vertical Thrill4 *202
86The Bolt Factory4+ *218
87Last Suitcase Before the HolocaustE1 5b *26
89Six Good Biceps4 **350
90Losing My Sad Tomato6b+ *43
91Broken TrailVD 10
92Le Cranium Casse6a+ *131
93Fallen Slab Arete3 ***767
94Fallen Slab3 ***716
95Right Hand RouteVD 13
97Sunseeker2 100
98Meatjam6a+ 40
99Sunset Sessions7a+ 36
100Sunny Side Up5 56
101Don't Kill Me4 174
102Vertically Challenged3 192
103Sunny Delight3 151
104Surf, Sun and Just Having Fun3 155
105The Mighty Bush4+ 116
106Casting at the Sun5 62
107Memories of Blue5 43
108Sunday Swing3 10
109Scoup5 37
110Hippo Bathday VD 3
111Pret A Porter VD 4
112Big Corner *VS 1
113Shelly *3 2
114Banana Sambuca *4+ 2
115Subtitles for the Hard of Thinking *3 2
116Love Handles *5 2
117Equinox *E2 5c 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Access notes
All the Blacknor cliffs are approached from the parking area at the far south west corner of the housing estate in Weston. It is planned to turn this site into a visitorís car park in the near future. 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. From the car park walk to the cliff-top quarry just beyond the main cliff-top path. Scramble down here past a large block wall and then down a narrow gully at the far end of the quarry. This brings you out below the Medusa Falls Area on Blacknor South.

Read more... Regional Access notes are available from the BMC.

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Do not be tempted by the idea of nice, easy clips in a sunny setting, if the forecast involves rain when you are wanting to get back to the car. The paths will turn to a wonderful clay like consistency that will stick to your feet (and whatever else comes in contact with it) but not the actual ground. (Unless you wish to get some extra use from your crampons and axes, or like VERY exciting ways of getting to and from your chosen route). Having tried this at first hand yesterday, it is very scary indeed!
D Berry - 17/May/06