BLACKNOR NORTH


Blacknor North is justifiably one of the most popular areas on the Isle with towering lines in abundance on some of the most amazing flowstone formations you will see anywhere. It is home to the classic Reptile Smile and Slings Shot. Often busy at weekends and bank holidays.

Routes

64 sport routes (2...8a+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Far North
A small, isolated block north of the main Blacknor cliffs.
8
Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and down

15 mins

Death of Cool Area
The first walls feature a number of large blocky roofs and some excellent long pitches on good...
8
Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and down

12 mins

Restricted Access
Seattle Be the Day Area
The first walls have some large blocky roofs and a number of excellent, long routes on good rock....
12
Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and down

12 mins

Restricted Access
Captain Klutz Area
This section of the cliff has some excellent long routes on good rock. The conglomerate at the...
7
Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and down

15 mins

Wolfgang Forever Area
A long and sparsely featured wall that has a good selection of wall pitches in the 7s. The rock...
11
Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and down

15 mins

Reptile Smile Area
A wall of absolutely stunning flowstone and one of Portland's finest sections of crag. The...
18
Sport
Afternoon sun
Up and down

15 mins

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