BLACKERS HOLE


Another varied area with a huge and spectacular cave home to the most impressive routes in Dorset. Also a sport quarry (in need of re-gearing) and trad wall with some good hard routes. Long walk in and restrictions.

Routes

38 trad routes (VS...?)
10 sport routes (?...?)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
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Approach walk Other Page
Polaris Area
Left of the great cave are some very impressive trad routes. All bar one are centred on a huge...
8
Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and down

45 mins

Abseil
Tidal
Restricted Access
326
The Great Cave
The collection of awe-inspiring routes in the Great Cave are some of the most overhanging climbs in...
13
Trad
Afternoon sun
Up and down

45 mins

Tidal
Restricted Access
329
The Quarry
A worthwhile spot for some sheltered fun on sport roofs, plus one good trad line. The bolts on the...
9
Sport
Lots of sun!
Up and down

45 mins

sheltered
330
Zig-Zag Area
The lower walls at Blackers Hole have a good mixture of routes, although most have unstable exits.
18
Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and down

45 mins

Tidal
332
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