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Dorset 1994 - Fax05

Author Pete Oxley
Published Rockfax (1994)
ISBN 1-873341-20-2

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable

Website www.rockfax.com/climbing-...


The guidebook which turned Portland from a secret sports route to a venue for climbers from all over the country. Now superseded by Dorset - Fax11 (publ 2000) which has fuller info on the Dorset routes (but omits S Devon, which this book does have however this is available for free from the ROCKFAX webs site). The use of the "crux" symbol on route topos drew mixed responses. Now out of print.

Crags covered by this Guide
Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Torbryan Quarry45LimestoneW
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Back Cliff102LimestoneW
Battleship Edge79LimestoneW
Beeston Cliff65LimestoneE
Blackers Hole82LimestoneS
Blacknor Beach262Limestoneall
Blacknor Central107LimestoneSW
Blacknor Far South71LimestoneW
Blacknor North78LimestoneW
Blacknor South69LimestoneW
Cave Hole107LimestoneE
Cheyne Weares Area328LimestoneE
Coastguard North53LimestoneW
Coastguard South88LimestoneW
Dancing Ledge178LimestoneS
Fisherman's Ledge131LimestoneS
The Cuttings171LimestoneSE
The Promenade146LimestoneS
Wallsend North144LimestoneW
Wallsend South130LimestoneW
White Hole70LimestoneSW