Author Mark Glaister and Pete Oxley
Published Rockfax (2021)
ISBN 1-873341-47-6



The Dorset Rockfax covers the superb sport and trad climbing in Portland, Swanage and Lulworth on the Dorset coast. This amazing area is one of the most popular sport climbing areas in the country with a huge number of routes across the grades and great appeal to climbers of all abilities. Thousands of brilliant routes and a relatively friendly climate mean that the area is always busy with climbers.

The 2021 edition of the Dorset Rockfax is the biggest Rockfax to date with 2700 routes on over 600 pages. It is a complete update of previous guides and released in print and digital at the same time. All the crags have been re-photographed using aerial photography and a new set of detailed maps created to make finding and choosing your chosen route even easier than ever.

Other editions of this guidebook
Dorset Rockfax (2012)
Dorset Rockfax (2005)
Dorset Rockfax (2000)
Dorset Rockfax (1994)

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Crags covered by this Guide
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Back Cliff103LimestoneW
Battleship Edge82LimestoneW
Beeston Cliff84LimestoneE
Blackers Hole82LimestoneS
Blacknor Beach267Limestoneall
Blacknor Central109LimestoneSW
Blacknor Far South71LimestoneW
Blacknor North121LimestoneW
Blacknor South74LimestoneW
Boulder Ruckle289LimestoneS
Cattle Troughs108LimestoneS
Cave Hole118LimestoneE
Cheyne Cliff332LimestoneE
Coastguard North56LimestoneW
Coastguard South95LimestoneW
Cormorant Ledge45LimestoneS
Dancing Ledge178LimestoneS
Dungecroft Quarry70LimestoneE
Fisherman's Ledge133LimestoneS
Guillemot Ledge72LimestoneS
Lighthouse Area398Limestoneall
Lost Valley82Limestoneall
Nicodemus Knob37LimestoneSW
Southwell Landslips214Limestoneall
Subluminal and Lighthouse Cliff135LimestoneS
The Cuttings175LimestoneSE
The New Cuttings113LimestoneSE
The Promenade149LimestoneS
Wallsend North147LimestoneW
Wallsend South134LimestoneW
White Hole70LimestoneSW
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