The Climber's Complete Guide to Dumbarton Rock

£14.99

This guide introduces the climber to the bouldering, traditional climbing and sports routes at Dumbarton Rock. Known to locals as 'Dumby', this is lowland Scotland's premier 'top end' rock-climbing venue, home to famous routes such as Chemin de Fer, Requiem and Rhapsody, and with a reputation for hard and technical climbing.

Dumby also cradles a collection of giant boulders, which host masses of documented problems from easy to 8th grade level. Problems such as Pongo, Sabotage, Pressure, Sanction and Gutbuster are amongst Scotland's world-class bouldering test pieces.

The Climber's Complete Guide to Dumbarton Rock

The Climber's Complete Guide to Dumbarton Rock
£14.99
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This guide introduces the climber to the bouldering, traditional climbing and sports routes at Dumbarton Rock. Known to locals as 'Dumby', this is lowland Scotland's premier 'top end' rock-climbing venue, home to famous routes such as Chemin de Fer, Requiem and Rhapsody, and with a reputation for hard and technical climbing.

Dumby also cradles a collection of giant boulders, which host masses of documented problems from easy to 8th grade level. Problems such as Pongo, Sabotage, Pressure, Sanction and Gutbuster are amongst Scotland's world-class bouldering test pieces.

Photo-topos and textual descriptions bring clarity to over 100 complex routes and over 300 boulder problems.

The guide features a contextual historical introduction by John Hutchinson, detailing the decades of climbing heritage for which Dumbarton Rock is internationally recognised.

  • Fully comprehensive guide to lowland Scotland’s premier climbing venue. 
  • Photo-topos and textual descriptions bring clarity to complex routes and boulder problems.
  • Substantial history section setting the climbing in context over the decades since the '60s. 
  • Over 300 boulder problems and over 100 routes. 

By John S Watson and John Hutchinson.

Card cover, 18cm x 11cm, 160 pages.

Due July 2020.

ISBN: 978-0-992887-62-9.

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