Climbs 79
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 400m a.s.l
Faces W

You must be firkin' mad! © Sean Kelly

Crag features

Some of the best and longest routes on Dartmoor, with rough granite feldspar giving rounded overhangs, flakes, breaks and cracks. Haytor will delight the sub-E1 climber, while Low Man offers more for those on E2 and above. Interrogation (E3) and Aviation (HVS/E1) stand out as the best routes of their respective grades on Dartmoor. A very popular spot to visit so don't expect solitude.

Approach notes

On the A38, if approaching from the N follow signs to Bovey Travey and then signposts to Haytor. From the S exit the A38 at Ashburton, then follow signs to Widecombe and Haytor. There is a car park below the main tor: follow the broad green track, which takes you to Haytor's W face. Low Man is to the SW (on your L).

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Guidebooks

West Country Climbs

West Country Climbs is a major Rockfax guide to one of the UK’s most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book is fashioned in Rockfax’s award-winning layout and design, and copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK’s most popular holiday destination - the West Country. This is a selected route and buttress guidebook which covers the best 900 routes from the crags listed below.
More info
Good online guide here http://javu.co.uk/Climbing/Guides/DartmoorRoutes/Haytor/index.shtml
Kafoozalem - 09/Jul/13
There is now an abseil point that someone has kindly placed at the top of Bridal Piton Slab. This makes what was a tricky descent much safer, so no excuses not to have a crack at the north face routes!
John_Warner - 15/Apr/07
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Haytor North & East Faces
2 Corner Slab
-
VD 12
3 Superdirect S 4a 15
4 Chimney & Direct
-
D 20
5 Half Nelson
-
S 4a 5
6 Canis VS 4c * 146
7 East Chimney M 50
8 Green Chimney S 16
9 Tunnel Chimney M 19
10 Diamond Sky E2 5b 9
11 Vandal and Ann HVS 5b *** 390
12 Central Chimney
-
D 131
13 Bridle Piton Slab D * 303
14 North Face Chimney VS 4b 28
15 West Chimney D 34
16 Direct Justice
-
E5 6b 7
17 Rough Justice E5 6a *** 20
18 Rough Diamond E4 6a *** 36
19 Glass Bead Game
-
E5 6a 3
20 Rough 'n' Ready
-
E6 6b 3
21 Frog's Failure E2 5b 11
22 Cobleigh's Chimney VD 73
23 Funky Gibbon
-
E3 5c 2
24 Saddle Rib VD 22
25 Grey Mare's Groove D 100
  Haytor West (Main) Face
27 Letterbox Wall VS 5b 192
28 Letterbox Wall / Hangover Combo E1 5b *** 327
29 Don't Stop Now E2 5c * 170
30 Don't Stop Now - Variation E1 5b * 11
31 Little Fish Eats Big Fish E3 6b 8
32 Rock Lobster E3 6b ** 31
33 Hangover E2 5c * 139
34 Hangover / Don't Stop Now Combo HVS 4c * 14
35 Zig Zag VD ** 1132
36 Zig Zag Direct HVS 5b * 9
37 Bulging Wall VD ** 1149
38 Bulging Wall Direct HS 4a * 56
39 Step Across D * 637
40 Haggis Left Hand HVS 5a * 13
41 Haggis E1 5b *** 562
42 D'Artagnan E1 5c * 203
43 Athos VD * 669
44 Aramis VS 4c ** 614
45 Accomplice to Murder E1 5b 36
46 Double Bubble
-
E1 6a 6
  Lowman Tor
48 Crunchie E2 5c 1
49 Posidrive E4 5c 1
50 Left Hand Thread E2 5b 2
51 Screw VS 4c * 84
52 Thursday's Child
-
E5 6b ** 1
53 Honeymoon Corner S 4a * 427
54 Shacked Up
-
E1 5c 2
55 Outward Bound HVS 4c ** 805
56 The Flier E1 5c * 184
57 Raven Wing VS 4b ** 713
58 Raven Gully S ** 1023
59 Raven Direct VS 4c * 18
60 Interrogation E3 6a *** 166
61 Interrogation Superdirect
-
E5 6a *** 3
62 Aviation E1 5b *** 710
63 Aviation/Rhinoceros E2 5a, 5c *** 10
64 Bermuda Bill
-
E4 6a 1
65 Igneous Pig
-
E3 5c ** 29
66 Rhinoceros E2 5c ** 74
67 Rhinoceros/Aviator E2 5c, 5a 6
68 Die Laughing
-
E5 6c 1
69 The Camel
-
E6 6c 1
70 Blood Lust
-
E4 6b 3
71 Levitation VS 4b ** 647
72 Levitation Direct HVS 5b * 131
73 Levi
-
E1 5b 14
74 Nameless
-
VD 16
75 Capstan
-
VD 30
76 Low Man Girdle
-
E3 6a 6
77 Dehydration
-
E2 5c 3
  Unknown
79 Raven Hill
-
VS 4b  
80 Igneous Aviator (Aviation Direct) E1 5c, 5a  
81 Fist and Buttock Clencher HVS 5c  

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