High Tor Gully

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Of historical significance only, as the cause of a major rift in the ancient Kyndwr Club. The massive legendary cleft on the far left is best described as an experience. It contains mud-slopes, much grass, and piles of rubbish. Best avoided in the wet, and deffo one for the adventurer.
FA. J.W.Puttrell, William Smithard, A.M.Bennett 1903

USER COMMENTS

Well worth doing on a wet day - scary, but more interesting than it looks. (Crampons reccomended!)
Bill - 26/Aug/03

Be warned - the slope can be very unstable. I did it a few years ago and set off a large rockfall.
Nick Smith - 26/Aug/03

If you do it in rock boots (as I did) make sure you *don't* do it in the wet - you'd slip on the mud! It stayed dry for us until the hanging garden, then a torrential downpour started so we abbed back down the gully without doing the final part. We didn't do the cave start either as the rock was dubious and lacking in pro, so I went up the left wall. It was a fun adventure, but you have to be confident you're not going to slip!
cider nut - 02/Jul/08

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