West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs Rockfax Cover, 141 kb
Author Mark Glaister
Published Rockfax (2010)
ISBN 978-1-873341-37-7



West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country.

This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.

Example Pages from this Guidebook
West Country Climbs Rockfax Guidebook - example page 1, 162 kb
West Country Climbs Rockfax Guidebook - example page 2, 177 kb
West Country Climbs Rockfax Guidebook - example page 3, 176 kb
Example Page from West Country Climbs Rockfax, Pentire Head, 176 kb

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Crags covered by this Guide
Avon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Avon Gorge (Amphitheatre)90LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Main Area)93LimestoneW
Avon Gorge (Main Wall)118Limestone?
Avon Gorge (New Quarry)70LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (North Butress)12LimestoneNW
Avon Gorge (Sea Walls)276LimestoneSW
Avon Gorge (Suspension Bridge Buttress)50LimestoneW
Portishead Quarry52LimestoneSE
Cornwall crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Bass Point26Mica schistW
Bosigran Ridge Area17GraniteW
Carn Barra111GraniteSW
Carn Gowla166GreenstoneW
Carn Kenidjack (Kenidjack Cliffs)31Killas slateSE
Carn Les Boel45GraniteS
Chair Ladder130GraniteS
Cheesewring Quarry160GraniteS
Coastguard Cliff (Lizard Point)41Mica schistSE
Compass Point (Bude)67CulmS
Cribba Head30GraniteSW
Devil's Jump5GraniteS
Doyden Point13Pillow lavaW
Fox Promontory40GraniteSW
Great Zawn40GraniteW
Gurnard's Head24GreenstoneW
Lands End181GraniteW
Lower Sharpnose Point98Culm?
Oldwalls' Point8CulmN
Pen Olver67Amphibiolite & SSW
Pentire Point128Pillow lavaN
Pordenack Point84GraniteSW
Porthgwarra Buttress and Hella Point30GraniteS
Robins Rocks12GreenstoneNW
Roche Rock68Granite?
St Loy Cliff63GraniteS
Tintagel Head25CulmW
Trewavas Head Main Cliff106GraniteW
Vessacks West10GraniteSW
Vicarage Cliff62CulmW
Zawn Duel and Carn Gloose25Killas slateNW
Zawn Kellys13GraniteW
Zennor Cliff27Killas slateW
Devon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Anstey's Cove144LimestoneS
Baggy Point151CulmSW
Bench Tor26GraniteS
Berry Head (Coastguard Cliffs)179LimestoneS
Berry Head (The Old Redoubt)111LimestoneE
Chudleigh Rocks154LimestoneS
Daddyhole Main Cliff41LimestoneE
Dyers Lookout35CulmW
Gull Rock - Marsland48CulmW
Haytor (aka Hay Tor) and Low Man79GraniteW
Hound Tor183GraniteSW
Long Quarry Point90LimestoneE
Meadfoot Quarry28LimestoneSE
Screda Point39CulmS
Sheeps Tor40GraniteE
Spekes Mill Mouth and Brownspear Point36CulmN
The Dewerstone149GraniteS
Torbryan Quarry40LimestoneW
Dorset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Blackers Hole57LimestoneS
Blacknor North79LimestoneW
Blacknor South68LimestoneW
Boulder Ruckle222LimestoneS
Coastguard North47LimestoneW
Fisherman's Ledge122LimestoneS
Subluminal and Lighthouse Cliff129LimestoneS
The Cuttings153LimestoneSE
The Promenade126LimestoneS
Wallsend South130LimestoneW
Somerset crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Brean Down80LimestoneS
Cheddar Gorge South584LimestoneN
Split Rock (Milton Hill Quarry)35LimestoneNW
Uphill Quarry43LimestoneW