South West Climbs - Volume 1

Author Edited by Paul Robertson
Published The Climbers Club (2012)
ISBN 978-0-901601-94-0



VOLUME I - Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset

• Martin Crocker, Mark Davies, Gordon Jenkin, Brian Mullan, James Parrott, Guy Percival, Paul Robertson, Rick Sewards, Steve Taylor, Scott Titt, John Willson

• Artwork by Mark Davies and Don Sargeant

• 464 pages of text, maps and photodiagrams (double-volume guide)

• £25.00

South West Climbs Volume 1 is intended to showcase the area of Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset and act as an introduction to the area covered by several Climbers' Club definitive guides of the area. It covers areas close to the centres of population such as the Avon Gorge, Wye Valley and Dorset. It has been written by a talented team of local activists.

Crags covered by this Guide
Avon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Avon Gorge (Main Area)245LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls Area)369LimestoneSW
Goblin Combe172LimestoneS
Portishead Quarry55LimestoneSE
Trym Valley Gorge106LimestoneW
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Edge72LimestoneW
Blacknor North79LimestoneW
Blacknor South68LimestoneW
Boulder Ruckle285LimestoneS
Cattle Troughs105LimestoneS
Cheyne Weares Area377LimestoneE
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Coastguard South88LimestoneW
Cormorant Ledge45LimestoneS
Fisherman's Ledge128LimestoneS
Guillemot Ledge72LimestoneS
Subluminal and Lighthouse Cliff136LimestoneS
The Promenade145LimestoneS
Wallsend North138LimestoneW
Wallsend South130LimestoneW
Gloucestershire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Cleeve Hill37Limestoneall
Huntsham Crags301Sandstone (hard)E
Shakemantle Quarry (Ruspidge Slab Quarry)31Limestoneall
Shorn Cliff176LimestoneW
Staple Edge Quarry (Ruspidge West Quarry)41Sandstone (hard)E
Symonds Yat529LimestoneNW
Tintern Quarry145LimestoneW
Wintour's Leap426LimestoneW
Isle of Wight crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
The Needles11Chalkall
Monmouthshire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Wynd Cliff75LimestoneSW
Wyndcliff Quarry182LimestoneSW
Somerset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brean Down83LimestoneS
Brean Down (Fort Crags)118LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge North383LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge South593LimestoneN
Fairy Cave Quarry160Limestoneall
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry)35LimestoneNW
Uphill Quarry52LimestoneW