South West Climbs: A Selection of Rock Climbs from Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Jersey :: Pat Littlejohn soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Diadem Books, 1991, Hardback.
Includes: Line drawings; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Maps; Frontispiece;
From the cover: This is the second edition of South West Climbs Pat Littlejohns popular selected climbs guide that first appeared in 1979.
The south-western peninsula contains some of Britains best rock climbing. The focal point of the area is at the very tip of Cornwall where aggressive granite cliffs provide magnificent climbs in all grades. The quartzites and lavas of the northern coastline of Cornwall offer major routes with a sterner character. Further east on the Culm Coast of the Cornwall/Devon border the climbing is found on cliffs with a curious sculptural appeal. To the south, on the limestone cliffs near Torquay and Swanage, there are countless steep routes with an almost Me…
Pictorial boards. 288 pages. Index. 8¼” x 5¼”.
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