Work on the 2012 Dorset Rockfax is now moving on rapidly towards the finishing post with the printers ready for the document at the end January (estimated publication date 20/21 February, pre-order offer from 1 February).
The book will be the largest Rockfax ever with the route count up from 1616 in the 2005 guidebook to 2075 at the last count (we just added a route which was completed on 14th January so if you have a new route to finish try and do it within the next 4 days). Portland alone has expanded its repertoire by 274 routes an amazing increase of almost 30% in the last 6 years.
Much has been going on down at both Portland and at Swanage with Dorset’s hardest line being climbed at Blackers Hole ushering in the 8c grade to Dorset and a bountiful haul of new sport routes both at the established cliffs on Portland and on a good number of new venues. The new Rockfax is in full colour with all new action pictures and increased coverage of the trad climbing at Swanage such as Unknown and Flake Ledge.