BATTLESHIP EDGE


This was the first area to be retro-bolted and it has become the most popular starting point for exploring the Isle’s incredible supply of well-bolted routes. The edge is very friendly with its gleaming white faces and strong corners and grooves. The crag base is a pleasant place to picnic and relax and it is possible to get a lot of mileage in a day here by nipping up and down the numerous pitches. It is worth noting that this area is starting to show the signs of over-use and some of the routes have become a bit polished. If it is crowded why not try somewhere else?

Routes

65 sport routes (4a...7c+)
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
Drive a Car Area
The first section encountered on the approach has a tall central section tapering off to either...
13
Sport
Afternoon sun
Downhill

10 mins

Victims of Fashion Area
The central section of Battleship Edge is one of the most popular areas on Portland, with a good...
22
Sport
Afternoon sun
Downhill

10 mins

Humanoid Area
An area with lots of vertical lines on some good rock, and a number of real tests of finger...
14
Sport
Afternoon sun
Downhill

10 mins

Middle Cliff
To the right of a wide crack/gully is a raised section of wall that has a selection of good,...
16
Sport
Afternoon sun
Downhill

10 mins

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