Symonds Yat

Symonds Yat
Author Seven authors, including editor John Willson
Published The Climbers' Club (2010)
ISBN 978-0-901601-87-2



As well as taking a fresh look at the popular Symonds Yat cliffs, this 320-page guide includes the central Forest of Dean quarries and the Cotswolds and a supplement to the Sandstone Outcrops of the Forest of Dean (published 2006). The book is lavishly illustrated with maps, detailed photodiagrams for almost every crag, and many action photos. It also includes a crag selector, graded lists, chronology and index.

Crags covered by this Guide
Gloucestershire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Bix Slade Quarry11Sandstone (hard)S
Castle Rock, Gloucestershire39LimestoneSW
Cleeve Hill62Limestoneall
Coaley Wood Crag4Limestone?
Dennis Grove54LimestoneSE
Haresfield Beacon35Limestone?
Leckhampton Hill14LimestoneW
Leeping Stocks18LimestoneW
Little Staple Edge2Sandstone (hard)SW
Plump Hill Quarry17Sandstone (soft)W
Shakemantle Quarry (Ruspidge Slab Quarry)42Limestoneall
Spion Kop43Sandstone (hard)E
Staple Edge Quarry (Ruspidge West Quarry)47Sandstone (hard)E
Symonds Yat541LimestoneNW
Worcestershire crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
The King and Queen Stones2Limestone?
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