Cuckoo Rock and Combeshead Tor

Climbs 142 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude ? – Faces all

Crag features
Problems up to V9 6c.

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Approach notes
At the Eastern end of Burrator Resevoir is Norsworthy Bridge and a parking area. From here head South Eastish along a track, passing the ruins of a building on the right, until the track opens out and a paths leads on across a couple of field. On the hillside directly in front of you will a fine smattering of boulders, the largest of which is at the top of the hill and called Cuckoo Rock.

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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
2Cracked Boulder TraverseV2 5c 60
3Problem 2V2 6a 27
4Traverse and SlabV3 6a 33
5Problem 4V2 5c 3
6Ramp traverseV2 5c 10
7Problem 6V2 6a 9
8Problem 7V1 5b 9
9ZealousV2 6a 1
11Sloping AreteV1 5b 57
12Problem 10V4 6b 24
13Sharp AreteV2 5c 97
14Problem 12V1 5b 33
15Crystal WallV3 6a 31
16Crystal AreteV0 4c 38
17Problem 15V4 6b 7
18Problem 16V0 4c 17
19The CrackV1 5b 19
20Problem 18V5 6b  
21Problem 19V4 6b 2
23Problem 20V2 5c 1
24Slab RightV0 4c 57
25The SlabV0 5a 57
26Slab LeftV0 4c 56
27Slab Left (Missing out the left arÍte)V0 5b 19
28Cracked SlabV0 4c 28
29Problem 25V0 4c 19
30SlabV2 6a **8
31Dynamic AreteV2 6a 6
32Problem 27V1 5c 1
33Simon's RoofV5 6b 20
34Balancing ActV2 5c 5
35Strong ManV2 6a 3
36Problem 31V0 5a 3
37BreakdownV0 4b 14
38Problem 33V2 5c 7
39Problem 34V7 6c 1
40MercyV4 6b 8
42Hanging GrooveV1 5c 24
43Problem 37V1 5b 21
44Slabby RibV0 5a 21
46Problem 39V0 5a 23
47Problem 40V0 5b 19
48Problem 41V0 4c 18
49Problem 42V1 5c 17
50Rhino's BackV0 5a 18
51DragoonV1 5b 16
53Problem 45V4 6b 7
54Problem 46 (Feathers)E5 6b **5
55Problem 47V3 6a 9
56Problem 48none 12
57Problem 49V4 6b 2
58Problem 50V3 6a 1
59Problem 51V0 5a 17
60Problem 52V0 4b 23
61Problem 53V0 5a 11
63SyncV0 5a 27
64ReachV2 6a 22
65Problem 56V4 6b 10
66Problem 57V7 6c 2
67Problem 58V5 6b 6
69Problem 59V0 5a 16
70Problem 60V2 5c 20
71Problem 61V0 4c 28
72Problem 62V0 5b 22
73Problem 63V4 6b 7
74Problem 64V0 5a 8
76Problem 65V0 4b 18
77Problem 66V0 5b 18
78Proof of ConceptV5 6b 34
79Problem 68none  
80Problem 69V5 6b 2
81Problem 70none  
83Problem 71V6 6b 1
84Dyno from UndercutsV6 6c 39
85Problem 73V0 4c 12
86Problem 74V7 6b 4
87Flake 'n' SlabV1 5b 17
89Pervert's TraverseV4 6a 17
90Pervert's Traverse - Extended StartV5 6b 5
91Problem 77none 1
92Problem 78 (Peeping Tom)V9 2
94Hanging FlakesV4 6b 92
95Flake CrackV0 4c 83
96Problem 81V6 6c 12
97Problem 82V2 5c 13
98Problem 83V1 5b 9
99Problem 84none 1
100Problem 85V1 5b 43
101Northern LightsV1 5c 33
102Problem 87V4 6b 23
103Problem 88V4 6b 5
104Problem 89none  
105Problem 90none  
106UnknownV4 6b 1
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Climbed the large chimney on the main tor ~10m. Anybody know if its a route?
Samuel Wainwright - 27/Apr/15
Excellent on line guide at
Phil79 - 29/May/09
Dire approach? Its a wonderful walk in!
richardr - 08/Aug/08