Walk de122 North Hessary Tor, Great Mis Tor and Great Staple Tor from Princetown

High Moorland walk


Route outline for walk de122:

Princetown  -  North Hessary Tor  -  Rundlestone  -  Little Mis Tor  -  Great Mis Tor  -  Merrivale Army Firing Range  -  Greena Ball  -  River Walkham  -  Langstone Mor Stone Circle  -  Petertavy Great Common  -  Roos Tor  -  Great Staple Tor  -  Middle Staple Tor  -  Grimstone and Sortridge Leat  -  River Walkham  -  Yellowmeade Farm  -  Foggintor Quarry  -  The Dartmoor Way  -  Princetown.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

This walk enters the Merrivale Army Firing Range.Information on firing times can be obtained by calling 01837 52939. In any event, do not enter the range when red flags are flying.

Great Staple Tor means

The summit of Great Staple Tor is marked by marked by a rocky outcrop


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Great Mis Tor at 539m (1768ft). Great Mis Tor is also known as an English Dewey (96th highest in England, 216th in England & Wales)

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of North Hessary Tor at 517m (1696ft). North Hessary Tor is also known as an English Dewey (148th highest in England, 336th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Great Staple Tor at 455m (1493ft). Great Staple Tor is known as an Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag Roos Tor at 454m (1490ft). Roos Tor is known as an Bridget..

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL28
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 191 & 202
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk de122 North Hessary Tor, Great Mis Tor and Great Staple Tor from Princetown

In no particular order . . .

Stone Rows near Yellowmeade Farm

Stone Rows near Yellowmeade Farm

Photo: Bob Gordon (10)

North Hessary Tor summit trig point

North Hessary Tor summit trig point

Photo: Pete Smith (1)

Sunset on Great Staple Tor

Sunset on Great Staple Tor

Photo: Pete Smith (5)

Crossing the River Walkham

Crossing the River Walkham

Photo: Pete Smith (3)

Dartmoor from North Hessary Tor

Dartmoor from North Hessary Tor

Photo: David Wade (1)

On Great Mis Tor

On Great Mis Tor

Photo: Bob Gordon (3)

Merrivale Firing Range Warning sign

Merrivale Firing Range Warning sign

Photo: Bob Gordon (5)

Great Mis Tor summit

Great Mis Tor summit

Photo: Pete Smith (2)

Roos Tor

Roos Tor

Photo: Bob Gordon (6)

Great Mis Tor

Great Mis Tor

Photo: Bob Gordon (4)


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