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Proof of Concept, V5 6B, Combshead Tor, Dartmoor © Brian H

Crag features

Problems up to V9 6c.

There is a comprehensive guide at http://www.javu.co.uk/Climbing/Guides/

The problems on this crag have names and descriptions taken directly from Javu.com so you can tick climbs according to the guide..

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.

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 www.javu.co.uk
Phil79 - 29/May/09
Dire approach? Its a wonderful walk in!
richardr - 08/Aug/08
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Cracked Boulder
2 Cracked Boulder Traverse V2 5c 91
3 Problem 2 V2 6a 54
4 Traverse and Slab V3 6a 56
5 Problem 4 V2 5c 5
6 Ramp traverse V2 5c 11
7 Problem 6 V2 6a 13
8 Problem 7 V1 5b 14
9 Zealous V2 6a 1
  Sharp Arete Block
11 Sloping Arete V1 5b 100
12 Problem 10 V4 6b 46
13 Sharp Arete V2 5c 159
14 Problem 12 V1 5b 43
15 Crystal Wall V3 6a 47
16 Crystal Arete V0 4c 55
17 Problem 15 V4 6b 10
18 Problem 16 V0 4c 21
19 The Crack V1 5b 24
20 Problem 18 V5 6b  
21 Problem 19 V4 6b 4
  The Slabs
23 Problem 20 V2 5c 3
24 Slab Right V0 4c 97
25 The Slab V0 5a 97
26 Slab Left V0 4c 96
27 Slab Left (Missing out the left arĂȘte) V0 5b 29
28 Cracked Slab V0 4c 64
29 Problem 25 V0 4c 28
30 Slab V2 6a ** 11
31 Dynamic Arete V2 6a 11
32 Problem 27 V1 5c 3
33 Simon's Roof V5 6b 38
34 Balancing Act V2 5c 6
35 Strong Man V2 6a 6
36 Problem 31 V0 5a 6
37 Breakdown V0 4b 23
38 Problem 33 V2 5c 9
39 Problem 34 V7 6c 3
40 Mercy V4 6b 11
41 Eliminating stu's breakdown * f6A *** 4
Climb name Grade
42 For Ginge * f6C ** 2
43 Central line * f6A+ ** 2
44 Daisy * f5 ** 2
45 Left and arete * f4 2
46 Crack crimp crack * f5+ * 3
47 Thrutch and stretch * f5+ * 3
48 Sans thrutch * f6A ** 3
49 Problem 20 SS * V8 1
  Hanging Groove Boulder
51 Hanging Groove V1 5c 34
52 Problem 37 V1 5b 28
53 Slabby Rib V0 5a 27
  The Pyramid
55 Problem 39 V0 5a 36
56 Problem 40 V0 5b 29
57 Problem 41 V0 4c 34
58 Problem 42 V1 5c 23
59 Rhino's Back V0 5a 23
60 Dragoon V1 5b 22
  Cuckoo Rock
62 Problem 45 V4 6b 9
63 Problem 46 (Feathers) E5 6b ** 4
64 Problem 47 V3 6a 9
65 Problem 48 none 21
66 Problem 49 V4 6b 4
67 Problem 50 V3 6a 3
68 Problem 51 V0 5a 30
69 Problem 52 V0 4b 36
70 Problem 53 V0 5a 20
  T-Crack Boulder
72 Sync V0 5a 40
73 Reach V2 6a 28
74 Problem 56 V4 6b 14
75 Problem 57 V7 6c 2
76 Problem 58 V5 6b 7
  The Block
78 Problem 59 V0 5a 27
79 Problem 60 V2 5c 32
80 Problem 61 V0 4c 47
81 Problem 62 V0 5b 31
82 Problem 63 V4 6b 12
Climb name Grade
83 Problem 64 V0 5a 11
  Proof of Concept boulder
85 Problem 65 V0 4b 33
86 Problem 66 V0 5b 30
87 Proof of Concept V5 6b 56
88 Problem 68 none 1
89 Problem 69 V5 6b 2
90 Problem 70 none  
  Dyno From Undercuts
92 Problem 71 V6 6b 2
93 Dyno from Undercuts V6 6c 79
94 Problem 73 V0 4c 20
95 Problem 74 V7 6b 5
96 Flake 'n' Slab V1 5b 24
  Perverts Traverse
98 Pervert's Traverse V4 6a 30
99 Pervert's Traverse - Extended Start V5 6b 6
100 Problem 77 none 1
101 Problem 78 (Peeping Tom) V9 12
  Hanging Flake Boulder
103 Hanging Flakes V4 6b 153
104 Flake Crack V0 4c 157
105 Problem 81 V6 6c 15
106 Problem 82 V2 5c 18
107 Problem 83 V1 5b 12
108 Problem 84 none 1
109 Problem 85 V1 5b 74
110 Northern Lights V1 5c 47
111 Problem 87 V4 6b 47
112 Problem 88 V4 6b 8
113 Problem 89 none  
114 Problem 90 none  
115 Unknown
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V4 6b 1
116 Problem 2 SS * V6 6c 2
117 Side Effects * V10  
118 Aurora * V8  
119 Flake Wall * V5 3
120 Hypothesis * V10 1
121 Henry * f6C 1
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