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: http://api.ning.com/files/3e*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.

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

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1Play CrackD 328
2Long RouteVD 37
3Workers WallHS 4a *428
4Fingerin'HVS 5b 47
5Crack & ChimneyS 4a **607
6Wind WallHVS 5a *404
7Slab RouteD **555
8Slanting CrackS 4a 451
9Mushroom WallVS 5a *534
10Mushroom Wall AreteHS 5c *25
11Omega CrackHVD *459
12BurdockHS 4a *493
13Overhang CrackS 4a *476
14DandelionS 4a *514
15Barking CrackHVD *484
16Sheltered AreteE1 5b *139
17Sheltered WallE1 5c 124
18Sheltered CrackD 525
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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