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 Edge76LimestoneW
Beeston Cliff60LimestoneE
Blackers Hole82LimestoneS
Blacknor North79LimestoneW
Blacknor South67LimestoneW
Cattle Troughs106LimestoneS
Cheyne Weares Area330LimestoneE
Coastguard North48LimestoneW
Coastguard South88LimestoneW
Fisherman's Ledge128LimestoneS
Hedbury114LimestoneS
Old Harry Rocks11Chalkall
Seacombe82LimestoneS
Slippery Ledge27LimestoneSE
St. Aldhelm's Head269Limestoneall
Subluminal and Lighthouse Cliff136LimestoneS
The Agglestone20Sandstone (soft)all
The Cuttings153LimestoneSE
Wallsend North139LimestoneW
Wallsend South130LimestoneW
Worbarrow Tout13LimestoneS
Isle of Wight crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
The Needles11Chalkall