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Name:Belstone Tor
Hill number:17489
Height:479m / 1572ft
Parent (Ma):2877  High Willhays
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Dartmoor
County/UA:Devon (CoU)
Catchment:Taw, Catchment Boundaries, Torridge
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SX 61439 92033
Summit feature:rock tower on extensive tor
Drop:47m
Col:432m  SX611914  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 191
(1:25k) OL28N 113
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 60 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Torridge catchment completion.Adrian01/04/2019
1 of 4 with Alex and Chris on the Triggers MeetSteveG31/03/2019
with Steve and Alexcjo31/03/2019
Classic granite slabs in fog but sun later broke through for a lovely day. With Selvyn and Richard from Bracken Lodge YH, Triggers' meet.Denise 30/03/2019
End of big circular walk from South Zeal out to Hangingstone Hill and back to a Oakhampton. Glorious day, super 22km stroll in great surfacesnordicstar30/03/2019
From Okehampton YHA via the East Okement valley, rolling mists and hazy sunshine.RichardM30/03/2019
Particularly spectacular rocky scenery, followed by descent and walk back round the hillside to YH, taking in trig on the way.jenx30/03/2019
Short solo post-Solstice walk from Okehampton, via Nine Stones, Cullever Steps cairn circle and Winter Tor. Nice walk along the ridge, onto the high points as they came. From here dropped back down to Nine Stones then to Sticklepath.thesweetcheat22/12/2018
In round from BelstoneMoorponder30/06/2018
From just before the gate onto the moor (SX 6168 9334), room for 4-5 cars. Lovely evening walk up and on to Oke Tor (sadly not on HB) and East Mill Tor, a sub - ah well, they were both lovely hills. A worthwhile 10k round trip.jonglew27/06/2018
From Steeperton Tor. Rejoined the military track, taking it via Oke Tor to the summit. Scrambled over all the possible highest points. Then descended to Belstone. Solomarktrengove16/04/2018
Staying in Belstone so did Belstone Tor, East Mill Tor, Hangingstone Hill, Steeperton Tor, Hound Tor and Cosdon Hill. 13.5 miles - just over 5 hours on a lovely November day.clivevilla13/11/2017
An easy fun scramble with L (after lunch with her family) up from Belstone along the spine of this disjointed Stegosaurus tackling all the little rock steps direct. Flook the Pointer lept ahead finding everything 10 times easier than us humans. 'Helped' us up awkward steps by a lick in the face from above. A 2nd ascent for me.Chris Pearson10/07/2017
Bracken Tor YH to Sticklepath.Smudge06/11/2016
Wild Camp Day 2Paul_142_uk11/06/2016
1/8 First of long day Belstone Tor/Cosdon Hill/Hound Tor/Hangstone Hill/Steeperton Tor/East Mill Tor/Yes Tor/High WillaysFergalh18/07/2015
on night navCoxswain18/10/2014
If travelling to or from Cosdon Hill make sure that you aim for the ford that is shown on the map. The river, at other places, is uncrossable.moorsman19/08/2014
With: hb; Approached from S from Hangingstone Hill in rain then descended via Oke Tor to Belstone.Ian Baines09/09/2012
W:Wbenwloudon30/07/2011
1 pm drove into the heart of the moors past Okehampton camp w Darren. Last of the rain showers swept across as we hid / had lunch in the car- then an unexpectedly good longish 5 hours circuit - walking/ running/ jogging in strong NE cold wind (but rain stopped except for one shower) Belstone Tor our first scrambly tor -jogged down alongside Irishmans Wall, followed the cows across the ford and rough moorland grass with bits of animal tracksChris Pearson05/08/2010
attractive summit, tors, fine views, easy walking. path from road end directly to S, parking at start RHW29/08/2005
Belstone Tor and Cosdon Hill from Okehampton. A lovely ridge walk.Jake99424/07/2005
Possibly my most visited Tor and ridge walk over many years. From My D of E and 10 Tors in the 1970's. Sun, rain snow,fog and ice. I've seen it all here. One of my all time favourite walks.Anthony Vosper04/05/1985
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KatieJayne10/03/2013
davidpettit8404/11/2012
AlanD22/08/2011
peter.lyons5711/08/2010
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Steve Q05/06/2009
Anton13/08/2008
Isambard15/06/2008
kaizerlard23/10/2006
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