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Portland - Please avoid

If you are thinking of heading over to Portland in the near future, please don't. There are a few issues there. The car parks are, I believe, closed, so you would probably have to park on the housing estate, this is likely to antagonise the locals and cause us problems in future. The paths underneath the cliffs are narrow so maintaining social distance while passing belayers and other climbers would be problematical. It would be best if we held off climbing at Portland for a little while until things settle down.

Many thanks for your understanding.

Mark Kemball (BMC SW area chair).

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In reply to Mark Kemball:

A pre-weekend bump. Stay safe everyone.

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 gazhbo 15 May 2020
 sherwoac 21 May 2020
In reply to Mark Kemball:

According to an email from Portland town council this morning, all bar one (Cheyne Weares) of the council run car parks are now open.

https://portlandtowncouncil.gov.uk/services/car-parks

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