Climbs 39
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 300m a.s.l
Faces E

Olly finishing at Sheeps Tor © Matt Walters

Crag features

Excellent climbing for the lower-grade climber with routes up to 35ft. Eminently worthwhile routes despite the lack of height. Recommendations include Mushroom Wall (VS 4c) and Wind Wall (HVS 5a). Also Sheltered Crack (VD).

South Devon Mountaineering Club Topo can be found at:*IS6iJr3KAg3bOnj3MZ1hCUvWDi94PmzRfoGuRWlNhBrdP10Qvhp-ojRwLUzzLNp3-YcKAtL729j5X6abusFeqNbg8*pXE/sheepstor_1_.pdf

Approach notes

From the village of Sheepstor, head N to another road (signposted The Kennels). This goes to within a few hundred metres of the tor.

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West Country Climbs

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More Guidebooks:
Dartmoor (2017)
South Devon and Dartmoor (1995)
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
1Play CrackD 402
2Long RouteVD 78
3Workers WallHS 4a *515
HVS 5b 59
5Crack & ChimneyS 4a **738
6Wind WallHVS 5a *475
7Slab RouteD **684
8Slanting CrackS 4a 548
9Mushroom WallVS 5a *662
10Mushroom Wall AreteHS 5c *39
11Omega CrackHVD *570
12BurdockHS 4a *594
13Overhang CrackS 4a *592
14DandelionS 4a *623
15Barking CrackHVD *592
16Sheltered Arete
E1 5b *149
17Sheltered WallE1 5c 138
18Sheltered CrackD 652
19Flake WallVD 35
20Girdle Traverse
VS 4c 13
21bracket wall
VD 50
22Arete right of Sheltered CrackD 84
23SnapdragonVD 53
24Yogi WallVD 38
25The MantleshelfD 30
26AmandaV8 **2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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