Southern Sandstone Climbs - Rockfax 
Daimon Beail 

Climbing and Bouldering on Southern Sandstone

Published 14th September 2017.

Rockfax Digital Update V2.0: 25th May 2023.

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A comprehensive guide featuring full-colour photo-topos covering routes and bouldering on Southern Sandstone. Detailed maps and full-text descriptions in the now renowned Rockfax style, all lavishly supported by great action photography and aerial shots. The guide covers all of the 12 sandstone outcrops climbed on today and exclusively includes the new area at Bowles Rocks as well as a first-ever full topo of Mount Edgcumbe and Toad Rocks. Climbing grades are primarily French grades which give the overall difficulty of a route, also included are the original UK technical grades which give the single hardest move on a route.

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More info on the book can be found here.

Sandstone - Jingo Wobbly Guides
David Atchison-Jones 

Climbing in South East England 

Published 2010. 

With less emphasis on description and more on full colour images, 
this guide presents an alternative layout to your traditional guidebook. 

Each page has the routes listed in order of difficulty, so offers a progression 
of grades for the users to follow. 

This guide presents nine outcrops and is favoured by those looking for a more 
in-depth topographical layout to the area. 

Southern Sandstone - CC Guides 
Mike Vetterlein and Robin Mazinke 

A guide to Southern Sandstone and the Sea Cliffs of the South- East. 

Published 2008 (2014 reprint)

A guide to Southern Sandstone and the Sea Cliffs of the South- East published by the Climbers Club. 

This guide is presented in in the traditional climbers club layout with detailed route descriptions and maps but a limited number of topos to assist with route locations. This guide contains in-depth information on all known outcrops of sandstone, as well as an in-depth historical section. 

(Published after 2010)