North Face

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No sun
5 mins
Uphill

The North Face is the least hospitable of Haytor's faces, and is rarely climbed on outside of the summer months. However, when in condition, the climbing is well worthwhile, and often much quieter than the other faces on the tor.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Canis
When the upper slabs are clear of moss this is a worthwhile pitch. Start on the left side of the face next to a deep chimney...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
VS 4c
2
Vandal and Ann
A minor moorland-classic that needs dry conditions to be enjoyed to the full. Start at two small holes below the remains of an...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
HVS 5b
3
Bridal Piton Slab
The fine set of right-facing flakes in the easy-angled slab combined with the descent down the wide chimney gives a substantial...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
D
4
Rough Justice
Intricate and very bold climbing that is high in the grade. Start below a short, mossy crack on the left side of the steep...
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
E5 6a
5
Rough Diamond
Well named. The bottomless, rounded crack in the centre of the wall is a fine, if hard-won line. Start at a thin crack left of...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E4 6a
  • Latest Comments

    For HAYTOR

    Raven Wing
    "Nice climb with a great move onto the arret. Good slab climbing above but with m..." 13/Jun

    Raven Gully
    "Why on Earth would anyone do this in three pitches? Anything more than a single ..." 02/Feb top50

    Aviation
    "I'm a wimp. E1 5b." 24/Oct top50

    Rhinoceros
    "Ah but the second pitch shouldn't be missed. The Aviation traverse is surprising..." 05/Sep

    Aviation
    "HVS 5b feels right. The initial thuggy moves are harder than 5a but very safe. ..." 30/Jul top50

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