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Holwell Tor


Climbs 14 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude ? – Faces ?

Crag features
Approach From the base of the quarried bay continue along the tramway. Just around the corner look up the hillside to the left and you should see a cluster of larger boulders, the right hand of which is identified by a prominent roof on the left hand side. Routes are described from right to left:

Access notes
Approach From Bovey Tracey follow signs towards Widecombe. These should lead you uphill for a few miles. At the very top of the hill a large lump of granite - Haytor - is visible (to the right of the road). Park in the first car park on the left (toilets and National Park info centre; just passed the hotel).

Follow an obvious paths towards mounds of granite blocks that mark Haytor Quarry (if lookiong up at Haytor these are down to the right). Beyond here a path leads directly onto an old tramway. Turn left and shortly after turn tight on another tramway that leads downhill to a quarry on the left at the bottom. The routes in this guide are found in the quarry bay on the right, easily identified by it's impressive, smooth left wall.

Weather forecast

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0.6mm rain
Sunny periods
19 °C
21 kph

0.7mm rain
18 °C
12 kph

0.3mm rain
19 °C
12 kph

1.5mm rain
15 °C
22 kph

0.2mm rain
Sunny periods
15 °C
21 kph
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Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1BobangiE7 6c ** 
2SchmogonV8 ***1
3Young, Gifted, and BlackE4 6a  
4HutuHVS 4c 3
5BoBoE2 6a 1
6TsutsiE6 6b * 
7DogonE4 5c *3
 Climb nameGradex
8Narrow boulder - right eliminateV2 6a *2
9Old, Ordinary, and WhiteHVS 5a 1
10Narrow boulder - central flakesV0 5a 1
11CrypsisV5 6a *3
12Tim the EnchanterV4 6a 2
13Left AreteV0 5a 1
14Slow Show *VD 1
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