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Sheeps Tor

Dartmoor

Excellent climbing for the lower-grade climber with routes up to 35ft. Eminently worthwhile routes despite the lack of height. Recommendations include Mushroom Wall (VS 4c) and Wind Wall (HVS 5a). Also Sheltered Crack (VD).South Devon Mountaineering Club Topo can be found at: http://api.ning.com/files/3e*IS6iJr3KAg3bOnj3MZ1hCUvWDi94PmzRfoGuRWlNhBrdP10Qvhp-ojRwLUzzLNp3-YcKAtL729j5X6abusFeqNbg8*pXE/sheepstor_1_.pdf

Crag information
Climbing Area: South West & Southern Rock Type: Granite
Importance: CRoW Land: No
Ownership: Unknown No. of Routes: 37
Within National Park: No Year Developed:
Grid Reference: SX565682

Parking and Approach

From the village of Sheepstor, head N to another road (signposted The Kennels). This goes to within a few hundred metres of the tor.
Area information

Part of the Dartmoor National Park is used by the MoD for training and live-firing exercises. It also offers a wealth of excellent hillwalking and numerous Tors, some of which still have the potential for new climbing development – especially wild bouldering. The Defence Estates endeavour to support public access (without compromising public safety and military training) and have produced a website with the important safety info and firing times. Follow this link http://www.dartmoor-ranges.co.uk/ for the Dartmoor training area homepage and links to detailed info.

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Anonymous User
06/12/2020
Land owner currently opposing commercial use. Hopefully this can be resolved.