Climbs 142
Rocktype Granite

Faces all

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 73
3 Problem 2 V2 6a 40
4 Traverse and Slab V3 6a 45
5 Problem 4 V2 5c 5
6 Ramp traverse V2 5c 11
7 Problem 6 V2 6a 14
8 Problem 7 V1 5b 14
9 Zealous V2 6a 1
  Sharp Arete Block
11 Sloping Arete V1 5b 78
12 Problem 10 V4 6b 34
13 Sharp Arete V2 5c 127
14 Problem 12 V1 5b 40
15 Crystal Wall V3 6a 39
16 Crystal Arete V0 4c 46
17 Problem 15 V4 6b 9
18 Problem 16 V0 4c 20
19 The Crack V1 5b 20
20 Problem 18 V5 6b  
21 Problem 19 V4 6b 4
  The Slabs
23 Problem 20 V2 5c 3
24 Slab Right V0 4c 75
25 The Slab V0 5a 72
26 Slab Left V0 4c 72
27 Slab Left (Missing out the left arĂȘte) V0 5b 23
28 Cracked Slab V0 4c 43
29 Problem 25 V0 4c 23
30 Slab V2 6a ** 10
31 Dynamic Arete V2 6a 9
32 Problem 27 V1 5c 2
33 Simon's Roof V5 6b 29
34 Balancing Act V2 5c 5
35 Strong Man V2 6a 5
36 Problem 31 V0 5a 5
37 Breakdown V0 4b 18
38 Problem 33 V2 5c 8
39 Problem 34 V7 6c 1
40 Mercy V4 6b 9
41 Eliminating stu's breakdown * f6A *** 2
42 For Ginge * f6C ** 1
43 Central line * f6A+ ** 1
44 Daisy * f5 ** 1
45 Left and arete * f4 1
46 Crack crimp crack * f5+ * 1
47 Thrutch and stretch * f5+ * 1
48 Sans thrutch * f6A ** 1
  Hanging Groove Boulder
50 Hanging Groove V1 5c 30
51 Problem 37 V1 5b 24
52 Slabby Rib V0 5a 25
  The Pyramid
54 Problem 39 V0 5a 27
55 Problem 40 V0 5b 24
56 Problem 41 V0 4c 23
57 Problem 42 V1 5c 19
58 Rhino's Back V0 5a 20
59 Dragoon V1 5b 18
  Cuckoo Rock
61 Problem 45 V4 6b 9
62 Problem 46 (Feathers) E5 6b ** 5
63 Problem 47 V3 6a 9
64 Problem 48 none 19
65 Problem 49 V4 6b 3
66 Problem 50 V3 6a 1
67 Problem 51 V0 5a 21
68 Problem 52 V0 4b 30
69 Problem 53 V0 5a 15
  T-Crack Boulder
71 Sync V0 5a 34
72 Reach V2 6a 24
73 Problem 56 V4 6b 14
74 Problem 57 V7 6c 2
75 Problem 58 V5 6b 6
  The Block
77 Problem 59 V0 5a 22
78 Problem 60 V2 5c 28
79 Problem 61 V0 4c 38
80 Problem 62 V0 5b 27
81 Problem 63 V4 6b 8
82 Problem 64 V0 5a 9
  Proof of Concept boulder
84 Problem 65 V0 4b 23
85 Problem 66 V0 5b 21
86 Proof of Concept V5 6b 48
87 Problem 68 none 1
88 Problem 69 V5 6b 2
89 Problem 70 none  
  Dyno From Undercuts
91 Problem 71 V6 6b 1
92 Dyno from Undercuts V6 6c 66
93 Problem 73 V0 4c 18
94 Problem 74 V7 6b 4
95 Flake 'n' Slab V1 5b 21
  Perverts Traverse
97 Pervert's Traverse V4 6a 24
98 Pervert's Traverse - Extended Start V5 6b 5
99 Problem 77 none 1
100 Problem 78 (Peeping Tom) V9 9
  Hanging Flake Boulder
102 Hanging Flakes V4 6b 125
103 Flake Crack V0 4c 119
104 Problem 81 V6 6c 16
105 Problem 82 V2 5c 16
106 Problem 83 V1 5b 12
107 Problem 84 none 1
108 Problem 85 V1 5b 62
109 Northern Lights V1 5c 41
110 Problem 87 V4 6b 35
111 Problem 88 V4 6b 7
112 Problem 89 none  
113 Problem 90 none  
114 Unknown
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V4 6b 1
115 Problem 2 SS * V6 6c  
116 Side Effects * V10  
117 Aurora * V8  
118 Flake Wall * V5 2
119 Hypothesis * V10 1
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