Walk de149 Yes Tor and High Willhays from Okehampton Camp

Dartmoor's (& Devon's) highest point


Route outline for walk de149:

Okehampton Camp  -  Anthony Stile  -  Black Down  -  Red-a-ven Brook  -  Okehampton Army Firing Range  -  Yes Tor  -  High Willhays  -  West Mill Tor  -  Okehampton Camp.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

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).


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Willhays at 621m (2038ft). High Willhays is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (165th highest in England, 288th highest in England & Wales) High Willhays is also known as an English Nuttall (228th highest in England, 396th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (49th highest in England, 726th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Yes Tor at 619m (2031ft). Yes Tor is also known as an English Nuttall (237th highest in England, 413th highest in England & Wales).

This walk 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)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk de149 Yes Tor and High Willhays from Okehampton Camp

In no particular order . . .

West Mill Tor from Yes Tor with Okehampton and North Devon in background

West Mill Tor from Yes Tor with Okehampton and North Devon in background

Photo: Pete Barr (3)

Photo: Samantha Lucas (2)

Yes Tor Summit

Yes Tor Summit

Photo: Stephen Dawson (31)

High Willhays summit cairn

High Willhays summit cairn

Photo: David Rodgers (8)

West Mill Tor from Yes Tor with Okehampton and North Devon in background

West Mill Tor from Yes Tor with Okehampton and North Devon in background

Photo: Pete Barr (2)

Yes Tor from the cairn on High Willhays

Yes Tor from the cairn on High Willhays

Photo: Pete Barr (5)

Yes Tor from High Willhays (foreground)

Yes Tor from High Willhays (foreground)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (28)

High Willhays Summit

High Willhays Summit

Photo: Stephen Dawson (30)

High Willhays from Yes Tor

High Willhays from Yes Tor

Photo: David Rodgers (5)

Entering the firing range on Yes Tor

Entering the firing range on Yes Tor

Photo: David Rodgers (3)


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