Dartmoor, Devon, England
High Willhays is the highest point in Dartmoor National Park and and the highest point in the county of Devon.
High Willhays is often mistakenly referred to as the highest point in England south of Kinder Scout. In fact Black Mountain (703m) on the border between Herefordshire (England) and Powys (Wales) is considerably higher than both Crowden Head (Kinder Scout) (636m) and High Willhays (621m).
High Willhays is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL28|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 191|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
High Willhays is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged High Willhays
Oliver Hunter walked up on May 13th, 2006 [from/via/route] 6¼ mile walk from Meldon Reservoir, over Yes Tor, High Willhays & Black Tor. [with] Me, Kat, Leon, Chris & Kate. [weather] A bit misty but got some views from the tops. - Found a lovely waterfall to sit and have lunch by.
Dale Tyler climbed on April 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] Via the West Okement and Black Tor, from Meldon Reservoir - then on to Yes Tor [with] Kerry & Richard [weather] Lovely day, great visibility
David Wand bagged on August 13th, 2000 [with] Gayle and the girls [weather] Rained in the night but dry for the walk and a light breeze
Mark Davidson hiked on June 13th, 2008 [with] Theresa [weather] Clear & Sunny - Met a load of Army guys in the way down who looked less than chuffed to be there. One of them looked like Gary Lineker!
Stephen Reader summited on September 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] Meldon Reservoir and Yes Tor [with] Bev & Afia [weather] Cloudy
Christine Shepherd conquered on July 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Walked from Okehampton Military Camp using walk de149 [with] On my own [weather] Fine to start with turned drizzly but still clear enough to see the way. - One of the easiest 2000ft Mountains to bag.
Janet Wells scaled on August 5th, 2009 [with] Jim
Pauline Styles walked up on September 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] From the military road [with] Jersey Jane and Jane and Greg [weather] Windy with a short shower - Climbed Rowtor and then had lunch at High Willhays after starting out late at 12 o'clock. Then we went on to Yes .tor.
Mark Nattrass climbed on August 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] Meldon Reservoir - Yes Tor - High Willhay - Black Tor [weather] Low cloud, mist
Ben George bagged during 1992 - Estimated date
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