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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Good online guide here
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 
2Corner Slab
VD 12
3SuperdirectS 4a 15
4Chimney & Direct
D 15
5Half Nelson
S 4a 5
6CanisVS 4c *136
7East ChimneyM 42
8Green ChimneyS 12
9Tunnel ChimneyM 17
10Diamond SkyE2 5b 9
11Vandal and AnnHVS 5b ***367
12Central Chimney
D 125
13Bridle Piton SlabD *276
14North Face ChimneyVS 4b 23
15West ChimneyD 30
16Direct Justice
E5 6b 6
17Rough JusticeE5 6a ***18
18Rough DiamondE4 6a ***31
19Glass Bead Game
E5 6a 3
20Rough 'n' Ready
E6 6b 3
21Frog's FailureE2 5b 11
22Cobleigh's ChimneyVD 69
23Funky Gibbon
E3 5c 2
24Saddle RibVD 22
25Grey Mare's GrooveD 91
 Haytor West (Main) Face 
27Letterbox WallVS 5b 177
28Letterbox Wall / Hangover ComboE1 5b ***294
29Don't Stop NowE2 5c *163
30Don't Stop Now - VariationE1 5b *12
31Little Fish Eats Big FishE3 6b 8
32Rock LobsterE3 6b **28
33HangoverE2 5c *132
34Hangover / Don't Stop Now ComboHVS 4c *8
35Zig ZagVD **1060
36Zig Zag DirectHVS 5b *9
37Bulging WallVD **1074
38Bulging Wall DirectHS 4a *35
39Step AcrossD *590
40Haggis Left HandHVS 5a *7
41HaggisE1 5b ***515
42D'ArtagnanE1 5c *188
43AthosVD *623
44AramisVS 4c **571
45Accomplice to MurderE1 5b 31
46Double Bubble
E1 6a 6
 Lowman Tor 
48CrunchieE2 5c 1
49PosidriveE4 5c 1
50Left Hand ThreadE2 5b 2
51ScrewVS 4c *81
52Thursday's Child
E5 6b **1
53Honeymoon CornerS 4a *391
54Shacked Up
E1 5c 2
55Outward BoundHVS 4c **741
56The FlierE1 5c *164
57Raven WingVS 4b **644
58Raven GullyS **950
59Raven DirectVS 4c *16
60InterrogationE3 6a ***150
61Interrogation Superdirect
E5 6a ***3
62AviationE1 5b ***648
63Aviation/RhinocerosE2 5a, 5c ***5
64Bermuda Bill
E4 6a 1
65Igneous Pig
E3 5c **17
66RhinocerosE2 5c **62
67Rhinoceros/AviatorE2 5c, 5a 3
68Die Laughing
E5 6c 1
69The Camel
E6 6c 1
70Blood Lust
E4 6b 3
71LevitationVS 4b **594
72Levitation DirectHVS 5b *116
E1 5b 14
VD 16
VD 29
76Low Man Girdle
E3 6a 7
E2 5c 3
79Raven Hill
VS 4b  
80Igneous Aviator (Aviation Direct)E1 5c, 5a  
81Fist and Buttock ClencherHVS 5c  

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