Hound Tor Routes

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Afternoon sun
5 mins
Uphill

Hound Tor is a collection of sinister-looking piles of granite boulders and buttresses that hold a small but intriguing line-up of climbs.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Suspension Flake
One of the best of Dartmoor's fun micro classics. Short, sharp and exciting. Start on boulders under the ledge below the...
 
3 Stars
Strong
VS 4c
2
Toltec Twostep
A testpiece that climbs the blank face to the finish of Suspension Flake via some vicious and difficult to protect moves. Start...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
Fluttery
E6 6c
3
Limbo Dancer
A popular and very committing, but potentially crippling problemStart under the roof just left of a crack at an...
 
2 Stars
Strong
Fluttery
E4 5c
4
Aerobic Wall
A far more amenable and protectable method of ascending the wall and roof, but still no push-over. Start at the thin crack...
 
1 Stars
Strong
E2 5c
5
Hydraulic Arete
The longest route at Hound Tor follows the blunt overlap-infested arete on the left side of the face. Start below a ledge and...
 
1 Stars
Technical
HVS 5b
6
The Vice
A good expedition that possesses a lot of interesting and varied climbing, and a test of jamming ability on the first pitch....
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
VD
7
Pulpit
Accessing the Pulpit from the left proves to be a grunt, sandwiched between some much more pleasing climbing. Start at the foot...
 
1 Stars
Strong
HVD
8
Devonleigh Top 50
The best climb on this buttress builds to an exposed finale. Start at the foot of the right arete of the corner below the...
 
2 Stars
HVD
9
Paddy
A very good piece of climbing at the grade which is well protected and satisfyingly varied. Start 2m right of the arete of...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
M
10
Liars Dice
This short hand-and-finger crack is a delight, if you can jam! Start below the crack in the right wall of the descent...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
S