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Wallsend North


Climbs 134 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 30m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
Wallsend is the largest and arguably best cliff on Portland. Wallsend North consists of a series of small bays and walls perched above the sea. Some of the approaches are awkward since the bank below the faces is slowly slipping into the sea.

Access notes
Wallsend North Approach (all areas up to Downhill Spiral Area) - Drive through Weston and after passing the shops, keep right down Wide Street. On the next bend turn right into Reap Lane. Continue for 500m to a bend in the road and either park on the main road, or on the road leading towards the building from Reap Lane. You can park right up near the white building if desired but there have been break-ins here. From this road head straight towards the cliff-top path then turn left (looking out) and walk on for 50m. Drop down a descent path which cuts back right and at the end of this head left underneath the Unsung Area.

Weather forecast

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1.7mm rain
20 °C
25 kph

2.9mm rain
20 °C
17 kph

0.8mm rain
19 °C
17 kph

4.7mm rain
16 °C
28 kph

0.0mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
25 kph
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South West Climbs - Volume 1 (2012), Dorset (2012), Portland (2008), Dorset Route Database (2000), Swanage and Portland (1995),
Out of print: Dorset 2005 - Fax19 (2005), Dorset 1994 - Fax05 (1994)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
2Faith, Hop and Charity6a *31
3Short 'n Sexy5a *26
5Left Little Slapper7b+ 4
6Right Little Slapper7a+ 5
7BlackE1 5b 1
8Short Slutty Slab6b 25
9The Black Vegetable5c 24
10The Dogging Spot6c 9
11Pearl Necklace6b 8
12Passing Bi6a+ 9
13They Walked in Line7b *6
14So Hardcore7c *1
15Layback ChimneyHS 1
16Updraft5a 16
17The Gods Are Angry4c 16
18Summer Lightning6c 17
19Here Comes The Rain Again5c 19
20Captain's Log6b+ 25
21Voracious Animal (of the Weasel Family)3 44
22Heart Stoppingly Brutal4a 45
23RP Screamers7a *26
24Alpenglow7a+ *28
25Topsy Turvy Land7b **7
26Magnificent 77b+ **3
27Weakest to the Wall7b **9
28Compromise7b+ 5
29Resisting Mutiny7c+ *5
30The Right Mix6b+ **93
31Never Lose that Feeling6b *84
32Sing Something Simple6c+ 9
33Unsung6b *89
34Come In Alone, Go Out Alone6b *53
35No Soft Option7b 4
36Dial-a-Cliché6c+ *8
37Oscourt6b 16
38Can't Stop the Bosch6b+ 7
39Sgt. Ford's Roving Truncheon7a 4
40Mr AngryVS 4b 1
41Twistin' My Melon ManE2 6a  
42Memories from the Fort6c **3
43Screaming Toilet FishE1 5c  
44The Price of PotatoesHVS 5a  
46Holding the Zero7a 5
47Sniper in the Brain7a 6
48Stay on Target6c+ 2
49Dead Man's Click7a 2
50Eternity's ToothpasteVS 4c 1
51Old Painless7a+ 4
52Useless Generation7b **7
53My Love of this Land7b **5
54Treachery7a+ 2
55Going Blank Again7a+ *7
56The Treacle Factory6a+ *55
57Alberta Balsam7b 5
58Montreal Protocol7b *11
59Cosa Nostra6a *69
60Acid Jazz Disco7a **42
61Eight-Bar Blues6c+ **33
62Precious to the Last7c * 
63Ecstasy7a+ * 
64Live Now, Pay Later7a+ * 
65John Craven's Jumper Contest6c *3
66The Watchmaker's Hands7c * 
67Breakfast of Champions7b+ ** 
68Youth Body Expression Explosion7b *1
69To Hungary For Love8a **1
70So Shoot Me7a+ *1
 Climb nameGradex
71Lolita7b+ ** 
72Teenage Lust7b+ **1
74Up the Apples and Pears2+ 12
75Sylvia Sunset2+ 12
76Magnum Farce2+ 15
77Easy Like a Sunday Morning2+ 14
79Miss Jones3+  
80Ledge Shufflers Delight6c **2
81Guardians of Fate5c 2
82The Highwayman6b 1
83Winter IsThe New Summer6b+ 1
84Band of Pain7a+ *2
85Excerpt from A Teenage Opera6a *1
86Like Tears in Rain6c  
87Whiter Shade Of Pale6c 1
88Love Street7a * 
89The Crystal Ship6a **7
90Waiting For The Sun6a *5
91The Black Slab6b+ 2
92Justin Credible6a+ 2
93The Devil Came Down To Portland6a+ 1
95My Dog's Got Fleas7b **4
96Poop Scoop6c **20
97Yikes Shaggy6c+ *2
98Pixie and the Milford Powerhouse5c **32
99Scoobydoobydoo6b *29
100Scooby Snacks7a *18
101The Heanous Quest6a 16
102Hen's Tooth7b 1
103Sang Froid7c **1
104So You Want to Be Happy7a+ 1
105Up on the Hill7a *12
106Hallelujah7a *14
107Old Speckled Hen6c+ *14
108Stone Cold Sober7a+ **14
109Stay Golden7b ***46
110Sweet Smell of Success7b ***53
111Frazzled7b **12
112Streaky6c+ **26
113Das Boot6c+ *13
114Falling with Style6b+ 18
115Screw You Hippy6a *49
116Tanya's Sex Pot6a+ 6
117Gay Dog6a+ 10
118Layback and Take It6a 9
119Blackwind, Fire and Steel6b+ 8
120Beefcake, Beefcake6a 22
121Jungle Drums6c+ *3
122Aaron the Aardvark6b+ *15
123Bladerunner6b+ **27
124Fatal Fibre6c+ *2
125Billy Bob's Way6b+ **10
126The Man Who Wasn't There7b  
127Hate Crime7a+ *5
128Lefty Hoot 'n' Annie6c **8
129And the Boot Sails By7a *3
130Downhill Spiral7b+ *1
131Everything's Eventual6c+ *5
132By Mistake7b+ * 
133More Than a Legend7b+ *1
134Under Crimson Skies7a+ *2
135My Figure Head6c  
136The Shipping News7b  
137Five Easy Pieces6c+ *2
138Laid Black6c+ *3
139Wonderful7a+ **6
140Wonder-Bra6b *8
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Large sections of the cliffs have been covered with landslides, hence most routes are either tricky to access our costs in mud. Not sure when this occurred, but it doesn't look like there has been much traffic since.
Pike - 06/Jun/13