Climbs 43
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 369m a.s.l
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Olly finishing at Sheeps Tor © Matt Walters

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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.
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Dartmoor (2017)
South Devon and Dartmoor (1995)
I went to the bouldering wall here and it was really nice, good quality rock. But I did walk all over the tor and there are numerous large blocks and walls that I think could be developed. Some look clean like they are climbed. But are none of them documented?
apwebber - 29/Mar/19
Plymouth University's Climbing Club (named Adventure and Expo) will be setting up top ropes here on the 10th and 11th of October in an effort to get more people into climbing! Just a heads up that the crag will be busy on those days
miltonwakefield - 22/Sep/15
ruined by top rope scum
Stanners - 27/Sep/14
Max it looks like Barking Variation VDiff. See the link above from the South Devon Mountaineering Club and it seems to be illustrated on their topo.
andrea83 - 12/May/13
Between Dandelion and Barking crack there is a leftward slanting flake. I would say about Severe grade. It is not on UKC or in the Cordee guide book. Anybody know if it has a name? Seems to obvious a feature not to.
Max Streeton - 03/Dec/12
The 'Windgather' of Devon, Polished.....
SGD - 18/Sep/11
Seems to be significantly more polished then when I first climbed here (2004ish), not surprising really considering its popularity.
Phil79 - 08/Jun/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Sheeps Tor summit
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summit 24
2 Play Crack D 476
3 Long Route VD 158
4 Workers Wall HS 4a * 608
5 Fingerin'
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HVS 5b 73
6 Crack & Chimney S 4a ** 898
7 Wind Wall HVS 5a * 541
8 Slab Route D ** 839
9 Slanting Crack S 4a 640
10 Mushroom Wall VS 5a * 782
11 Mushroom Wall, sit-start V2 3
12 Mushroom Wall Arête HS 5c * 38
13 Omega Crack HVD * 669
14 Burdock HS 4a * 732
15 Overhang Crack S 4a * 704
Climb name Grade
16 Dandelion S 4a * 737
17 Barking Crack HVD * 709
18 Sheltered Arête
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E1 5b * 201
19 Sheltered Wall E1 5c 164
20 Sheltered Crack D 797
21 Flake Wall VD 51
22 Girdle Traverse
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VS 4c 16
23 Bracket Wall
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VD 91
24 Flake Arête D 101
25 Snapdragon VD 106
26 Yogi Wall VD 68
27 The Mantleshelf D 59
28 Amanda V8 ** 2
29 Sherpa and Sherpe f6B ** 4
30 Early Topout Copout f6A 4
Climb name Grade
31 7up8Down f6A * 2
32 Like Kindred Spirits f7A+ *** 1
33 Crystal Showers f5+  
34 Grumpy Bitch f5+  
35 Shallow Corner VD * 58
36 Thrutch HS 4c 12
37 Ivy Bend VD 4
38 Windy Corner *
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M 45
39 Dandelion Variation HS 4b 25
40 Widow Maker * S 4a 8
41 Mantleshelf *
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D 4
42 Wallflower Route *
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VD 9
43 Butterfingers! * VD 1
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