Swanage and Portland

Author Nigel Coe
Published Climbers' Club (1995)
ISBN 0-901-601-56-X

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable


Two-book guide to trad-climbing Swanage and apparently trad-climbing (but with bolts) Portland. Includes some Portland trad routes you wouldn't wish on an enemy. Good Swanage guide, but Rockfax is far better for Portland.

Crags covered by this Guide
Dorset crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Battleship Edge 82 Limestone W
Beeston Cliff 84 Limestone E
Blackers Hole 82 Limestone S
Blacknor North 131 Limestone W
Blacknor South 83 Limestone W
Cattle Troughs 108 Limestone S
Cheyne Cliff 332 Limestone E
Coastguard North 60 Limestone W
Coastguard South 101 Limestone W
Fisherman's Ledge 134 Limestone S
Hedbury 117 Limestone S
Old Harry Rocks 11 Chalk all
Seacombe 82 Limestone S
Slippery Ledge 29 Limestone SE
St. Aldhelm's Head 284 Limestone all
Subluminal and Lighthouse Cliff 136 Limestone S
The Agglestone 20 Sandstone (soft) all
The Cuttings 176 Limestone SE
Wallsend North 147 Limestone W
Wallsend South 136 Limestone W
Worbarrow Tout 12 Limestone S
Isle of Wight crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
The Needles 11 Chalk all

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