UKC

Swanage and Portland

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

Review

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# climbsRocktypeFaces
Battleship Edge72LimestoneW
Beeston Cliff66LimestoneE
Blackers Hole83LimestoneS
Blacknor North79LimestoneW
Blacknor South68LimestoneW
Cattle Troughs105LimestoneS
Cheyne Wears Area373LimestoneE
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Coastguard South88LimestoneW
Fisherman's Ledge128LimestoneS
Hedbury113LimestoneS
Old Harry Rocks11Chalkall
Seacombe82LimestoneS
Slippery Ledge27LimestoneSE
St. Aldhelm's Head267Limestoneall
Subluminal and Lighthouse Cliff135LimestoneS
The Agglestone20Sandstone (soft)all
The Cuttings154LimestoneSE
Wallsend North138LimestoneW
Wallsend South130LimestoneW
Worbarrow Tout13LimestoneS
Isle of Wight crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Scratchells Bay0Chalk?
The Needles11Chalkall