Climbs 84
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 220m a.s.l
Faces W

Finishing Teasic Baric © gordy767

Crag features

A gift from the Great Earth Goddess Gaia! These boulders lay close to the Burrator Reservoir Dam. The Lakeside spot is an excellent venue for all. From total novices, to complete pros there is fun for all! Short problems to intense highballing! The best time to come here is March until the end of summer.

The granite is very nice, sticky and super sharp. Most boulders have been cleaned enough. The odd leaf sweeping or dirt blowing might be needed but on the most part it just needs a little bit of moss taken off the odd problem. More traffic will cure this.

The Main face is very prone to seepage and the ropes to assist topping out may or may not be in place. For your safety check for damp holds and top out ropes before embarking on these highball problems. The Great Roof is also slow to dry but all the other boulders will dry with a light breeze.

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Approach notes

General bouldering rules apply, obviously. Please park considerately, and be aware that the Access situation is unclear. No trouble has ever been had, but just incase, be nice, and leave if asked to. Its only a short trip to Combeshead tor!

The in situ ropes didn't last long before someone half hitched them (ok, removed them :-)). It's probably best to take your own rope.
Kafoozalem - 22/May/13
Went there yesterday and there is no rope at top of main face anymore for top outs like is said in the Topo/Guide, don't know how long its been gone for
SimonMarcYoung - 22/May/13
Unearthed a new boulder in the main area near the riverside bloc. A few minor routes including a good crack and a very nice arete, Topo to follow
Ed morris - 05/May/13
Surprised this place hasn't had more attention, easy to get to, short walk in, beautiful forest and some hard and nice problems!
Beastly Squirrel - 16/Oct/11
"Burra" tor is a corruption of Berra or Beara tor, which is what it used to be known as back in the day. References: HIGH DARTMOOR by Eric Hemery page178 and THE GAZETTEER OF DARTMOOR NAMES by Mike Brown gives it a grid reference of SX 55205 67905 on page9
JPM - 16/Nov/10
The boulders were covered in about a foot of moss. Most granite underneath is fresh, sharp and loose crystals. It Took a fair amount of unearthing, so i would say. There hasnt been much activity here, ever. I have spoken to some fairly old locals. Would be great to see an early topo of the crag! And if you give me the details i will update the relevant info. Not sure how you know this is called Burrator. No evidence i can find to support that theory. The Village under the lake was Part of the Burrator Parish council, and the focal of the surrounding areas. Thanks for your input.
El3ctroFuzz - 19/Oct/10
I think this crag was actually worked out at least 10 years ago and probably long before that but noone bothered to record it. Its good that people are getting out and finally climbing these problems
nolan - 19/Oct/10
The Crag is in fact "Burra tor" after which the dam was named. Did alot of these problems about 6 - 8 years ago. Got a topo somewhere of the original names, will dig it out.
JPM - 16/Oct/10
I have Been Developing this crag for about a year. Most boulders have been worked out, but there are many more problems to go! So get here quickly! Please Clean the boulders you climb. Check the Guidebook for accurate topo's and info!
El3ctroFuzz - 17/Aug/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Baric's Roof 
2Tour de BaricV4 2
3Jungle V.I.Pf8A ***11
4King of the Swingersf7B+ **34
5Avoiding SwingersV4+ 2
6Teasing BaricV4 **32
7Shorter SauceV2 *43
8DruluxV2 30
9Drulux Extendedf6A+ 4
10JewluxV2 25
11Captain CavemanV2 37
12Kelly's Willy DirectV0 28
13Kelly's WillyV0 28
 The Slab 
15I Cant ThinkVB 25
16Easy Does ItVB 35
17In BetweenV2 17
18Nobbie's NiblitsV1 26
 The Tower 
20Left the low hung fruit...V2 **6
21Short back and sidesV2 15
22Shit RockV2 21
 Angry Face Bloc 
24Angry FaceV4 **9
25Angry BitchV4 7
26Its YOURS!V0 8
 The Great Roof 
28Love the skin you're inV2 *2
29The Great Roof TraverseV1 *8
30ChokedV0 *10
31On WidthV2 1
32West WayV1 15
33Fer Feck Sake Alex!V4 13
34Right DirectV0 17
35Right Indirectf5+ *3
36BiBetaVB 6
37BiBeta sit startV1 *3
 Main Face 
39Afternoon DelightV1 *2
40Slow DownV2 2
41TallistV2 1
42Rib RouteV2 2
43Rib RightV3 3
44Forced inversion of the deltoid ligamentV0- 3
45Billys the BestV0 4
46Birch Tree WallVB 10
47Squirrel QuirrelV4 2
48Release Your SquirrelV3 *2
49DTTTf7B *2
 Lower Boulder 
51Divide and ConquerV1 *21
52Divide and Conquer Sit Startf7A *33
53Divide and eliminatef7B 3
54One Way HallucinationV5 ***25
55One way Hallucination Sit Startf7B ***25
56Eliminating Hazelf7A 5
57Hazel AreteV0 29
 Riverside Bloc 
59EmflexV2 9
60MerckV1 16
61Midge WarfareV1 11
62Spider Attack!V2 9
63Mossy FibresV1 3
64Spider RelaxV0 14
 Turtle Roof Bloc 
66Turtle Rooff7A **14
67Heroes in a Half Shellf7A+ 8
68Ninja Tortoisef5+ 4
69Shredderf6A *3
70Splinterf7A **2
71Hero Splinterf7A+ 2
 Cracked Boulder 
73Gentleman JimVB *19
74Rayond BriggsV1 *14
75Ape indexV2 *10
76Weibull distributionVB 16
77Too shortVB 15
 Hermit Cave 
79Hermit Cave ProjectV5 * 
 Hidden Roof 
81Roof of PayneV5 *2
82Hidden Roof TraverseV1 5
83The Young OneV4 4
84Herbert the PervertV0+ 13
85Yard itV0 5
86Style itV1 5
87CrankedV2 10
88Top it DirectV2 3
89Just Top it AlreadyV2 10
 Boathouse Boulder 
91Left AreteVB 7
92Fat attackVB 8
93Blair witch projectVB *9
94Pyramid in the woodsV2 *7
95Chocolate RiverV4 *5
96Right areteV1 10
 Opposite Bank Boulder 
98Right SideVB 3

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