Sheeps Tor

Climbs 37 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 300m a.s.l – Faces E

Crag features
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:*IS6iJr3KAg3bOnj3MZ1hCUvWDi94PmzRfoGuRWlNhBrdP10Qvhp-ojRwLUzzLNp3-YcKAtL729j5X6abusFeqNbg8*pXE/sheepstor_1_.pdf

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

West Country Climbs (2010), South Devon and Dartmoor (1995)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Play CrackD 331
2Long RouteVD 39
3Workers WallHS 4a *437
4Fingerin'HVS 5b 47
5Crack & ChimneyS 4a **619
6Wind WallHVS 5a *409
7Slab RouteD **569
8Slanting CrackS 4a 457
9Mushroom WallVS 5a *543
10Mushroom Wall AreteHS 5c *25
11Omega CrackHVD *465
12BurdockHS 4a *500
13Overhang CrackS 4a *486
14DandelionS 4a *524
15Barking CrackHVD *490
16Sheltered AreteE1 5b *139
17Sheltered WallE1 5c 124
18Sheltered CrackD 535
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Plymouth University's Climbing Club (named Adventure and Expo) will be setting up top ropes here on the 10th and 11th of October in an effort to get more people into climbing! Just a heads up that the crag will be busy on those days
miltonwakefield - 22/Sep/15
ruined by top rope scum
Stanners - 27/Sep/14
Max it looks like Barking Variation VDiff. See the link above from the South Devon Mountaineering Club and it seems to be illustrated on their topo.
andrea83 - 12/May/13
Between Dandelion and Barking crack there is a leftward slanting flake. I would say about Severe grade. It is not on UKC or in the Cordee guide book. Anybody know if it has a name? Seems to obvious a feature not to.
Max Streeton - 03/Dec/12
The 'Windgather' of Devon, Polished.....
SGD - 18/Sep/11
Seems to be significantly more polished then when I first climbed here (2004ish), not surprising really considering its popularity.
Phil79 - 08/Jun/09