St Aldhelms Head

Climbs 246 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 50m a.s.l – Faces SW

Crag features

Cliff is high above the sea and not subject to tide, but is loose

Access notes

see Swanage Guide


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

Guidebooks
Swanage and Portland (1995)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 WEST BEACH  
2Mandolinf6B+  
3Scraps from the Tablef6A 1
4Midnight Ramblerf5 *1
5The Good Lifef4+ *1
6Utter Ramblesf3 *1
7Ramble Onf3 **1
8Forget Me Notf6B+ *1
9Moonscapef5+ *1
10Orbitalf6A *1
11Tenacityf6B * 
12Mesmerf6A+ *1
13Downtimef5+  
14Tantric Flyerf7A ** 
15Mermanf6A *1
16One Inch Punchf5+  
17Small Town Playerf4+  
18Blind Faithf6B+ * 
19K-Manf5+ *1
20Express Abstractionf3 **1
21Special Kf3 **1
22Agent Kf4 *1
23Jemimah Jettaf3 **1
24Frapraddlef5+ **1
25A Glimpse of Molly's Gardenf5+ *1
26Bush Tucker Manf6B+ *1
 CLIFF-TOP QUARRY  
28Cabbage Surfingf6A *2
29Crazy Pavingf7A+ * 
30Crazy Paving, Sit-startf7B * 
31Mike's Wallf7B *** 
32Mike's Wall, Sit-startf7B *** 
33Pseudo Aretef6A+ *2
34Pseudo Arete, Sit-startf6B *2
35The Cleftf4+ 2
36The Drifterf7A ***1
37The Drifter, Sit-startf7A+ *** 
38The Jamf5+ 2
39The Jam, Sit-startf6A  
40Out of Jamf6A+ *2
41The Eldestf4+ 2
42Elder Wandf3 **2
43Elder Wand Rightf5+ *2
44Elder Scrollsf5+ *2
45Elder Crackf5+ 2
46Groovyf6A 2
47The Eldersf6A *3
48Listen to your Eldersf5+ *4
49Elder and Wiserf6A *4
50Thin Flakef4+ *2
51Shakyf3 3
52The Pillarf4 1
53The Pillar, Sit-startf4+ 1
54Hanging Crackf5+ 2
55Hanging Crack, Sit-startf5+ 1
56The Pocketf6A **1
57The Pocket, Sit-startf6B **2
58The Crimpf6A **2
59The Crimp, Sit-startf6B+ **1
60Dirty Slapperf4+ *2
61Dirty Slapper, Sit-startf6A *1
62Scree Runningf4 2
63Atarif4+ **3
64Steffi's Aretef5+ *1
65DirtVB 1
66Fossilisedf4+ 2
67The Crackf5+ 2
68Steffi's Wallf6A *3
69Bridging Is Not Boulderingf4 2
70The CornerV0 1
71Strip Teaself6C+ **3
72Strip Teasel, Sitterf7A **1
73Dorset 6cf7B+ ** 
74No Easy Decisionf5+ 2
75Evening Lightf5+ 2
76Steffi's Traversef7A ** 
77Nothing Concretef6A *1
78Ready Mixf6B *1
79Reinforcedf6B *1
80Concrete Junglef5+ *1
81Concrete Mixerf6A *1
82Short Sidef5+ 1
83Maroonedf6A *1
84You've Been Crowbarredf5+ *1
85Old Wall Controversyf5 *1
86Pension Rightsf5+ 2
87Old Bonesf4 *2
88Winter Fuel Allowancef4+ *2
89Breadlinef5+ *2
90Codgers Wallf6A 2
91Old Timef6A *2
92Easy Optionf4+ *2
93Just One Moref5+ * 
94Thors HammerV2 **2
 UNDERCLIFF ROUTES - YELLOW WALL  
96Calamity JaneHVS 4c 2
97Return of the NativeHVS 5a 1
98MoebiusVS 4b 2
99Elm StreetE2 5b 2
100Angel PavementE2 5a 2
101Forever AutumnE4 5c  
102Yellow EdgeE4 5c 2
 UNDERCLIFF ROUTES - MAIN AREA  
104Jims JamS 4a 14
105SlimlineHS 4b 6
106Battle of the BulgeVS 4b 3
107Weightwatchers FinishHVS 5a 2
108Internal ExileHVS 5a 3
109Rescue CornerS 4a 2
110Every Whichway...VS 4c 5
111Control GroupVS 4c 1
112Control Group Direct FinishHVS 5b *2
113Experiments into FearVS 4a 3
114Schrodingers CatE2 5b *3
115Spider LedgeHVS 5b 10
116The Other GullyS 9
117Pinnacle GullyVD 20
118Other TimesE1 5b 2
119Other PlacesE2 5c *3
120The Last CornerS 4a 11
121Northern SkyVS 4b 2
122Quick ChimneyS 2
123Seriously ShortE2 6a *6
124Little CornerS 4a 11
125One Nut CrackHS 5a 21
126Pineapple EdgeHVS 5b 8
127Difficult DescentD 8
128Claire's BrotherVS 4b 5
129Gardeners' Question TimeS 2
130ShatterboxHS 4a 3
131CoccyxVS 4c 4
132Loosestone CrackS 4a 1
133Sigmoid DirectHVS 4c 2
134Cabbage Patch KidsVS 4c *2
135Divine WindHS 1
 UNDERCLIFF - PLACE OF NIGHTMARES  
137Playing for Pridef6A  
138Wedding Nightf3  
139Toxic Lovef3  
140The Quarryman's Harlotf6B+  
141Shuddering at Lastf4+  
142All Time Lowf5+  
143Congenital Instabilityf6B+ *1
144Crushed Ambitionsf6A *1
145Breaking Ambitionsf6A * 
146Place of Nightmaresf6A+  
147Terra Unfirmaf6A  
148Breaking Badf6B+ ** 
149Far from Kansasf3  
 UNDERCLIFF - COPELANDIA AREA  
151The Swarmf7A **1
152Room with a Viewf6B+  
153Karma Testf6B+  
154Flash in the Panf6B+  
155Quick Hitf4+ *2
156Hit Paradef5+ *2
157Copelandia Expressf6B *** 
158Lair of the White Wormf6A  
159Breaking Breadf4+  
160Sermon on the Mountf4+  
161Hillside Stranglerf4+ ** 
162When it Comes to the Crunchf6A *1
163Crunchy Nutf5+ *1
164Toffee Crispf6B *1
 UNDERCLIFF - NOTLEY AREA  
166Chicken Runf5 *1
167Yarpf5+ **2
168Scott's Problemf6A 3
169Front Door on the Backf6A+ *4
170Buxton Swingerf6C+ **1
171Come Up and See Mef6B *1
172Make Me Smilef6B **2
173The Pink Ladyf6B **3
174Straight Outta Cardifff6A **3
175South of the Riverf6C 1
176The Vegan Escapef5+ *1
177Cheery Ohsf6A *2
178Hula Hoopsf5+ 2
179Polosf5 2
180Mole Debrisf7A **1
181Don Quixotef7B * 
182Dulcineaf5 **3
183Roflcopterf6B *2
184Amazeballf6A+ *3
185Flake 'n' Breakf6C+ ** 
186Totesf5+ 1
 UNDERCLIFF - DEVIL'S CHAPEL AREA  
188Santa Luciaf6B+ **1
189Hadesf6B+ *1
190Elysiumf6B+ *1
191Tartarusf6A **1
192Devil's Chapelf5+ *1
193Circle Dancef4+ *1
194Critical of Massf5+ *1
195Ealdhelmf6A **1
196Heliocentricf5+ *1
197I See Darknessf7A * 
 UNDERCLIFF - BURNING SUGAR AREA  
199Beware the Rural Cougarf6B+  
200Buttercupf6A  
201New Traditionf5+ **1
202No Traditionf6A **1
203Instant Traditionf6B ***1
204Burning Sugarf5+ *1
205Chert Vajazzlef6B *1
206Quarter-life Crisisf6A+ *1
207Lost Arrow Traversef5+ * 
208Gap Fillerf6A **1
209Viennetta Waltzf6B ***1
210Premature Exasperationf6C ***1
211Alabama Hotpocketf6C+ ***1
212Urban Dictionaryf5+ * 
213Ving Commanderf6B+ *1
214Bamboo to a Goosef6C *1
215Duck Soupf6C *1
216Liposuction Helpsf3 *1
217Vapid Relieff6A *1
218Grand Theft Autof6C **1
219Ancraophobiaf6B ***1
220Hairpins and Harpiesf6B+ **3
221Aeolian Skyf7A ***1
222Happy Couplef6A * 
223Chert Bamboozlef7A+ ** 
224Bamboof6B+ * 
225Ringpiecef4+ *1
226Don't Touch the Sidesf5+ *1
227Coprophobiaf5 *1
228Bell Endf6A  
229Two-Facef5 *1
230Pentagon Slabf4+ *1
231Dazed and Confusedf4+ 1
232The Ace of Spadesf5+ *1
233Paranoidf4+ *1
 UNDERCLIFF - DOLLY DAGGER AREA  
235Jagged Edgef6A * 
236Ghost Shipf6C+ * 
237Echoes in the Mistf6C+ * 
238Accidental Jedif6B+ * 
239Dolly Daggerf7A ** 
240No Class?f6C+ **1
241Water Off a Duck's Backf6B+ * 
242Slippery Slopef5+ * 
243The Last Temptationf5+ *1
244Obsessive Compulsivef5 **1
245Weapons of Mass Compulsionf5+ *1
246Latest Additionf5+ * 
247More Cowf4 *2
248Anacondaf6B+ *1
249Tarantulaf6B *1
250Cheetah-edf4+ *2
 EAST BEACH  
252NarpV0 1
253Something WittyV2 2
254Lactose Free CreamV4 **2
255Daddy. Push me to the FishV7 **1
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