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Name:Roos Tor
Hill number:17496
Height:454m / 1489ft
Parent (Ma):2877  High Willhays
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Dartmoor
County/UA:Devon (CoU)
Catchment:Tamar
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SX 54339 76606
Summit feature:rock tor (logan stone)
Drop:30m
Col:424m  SX542763  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 191 201
(1:25k) OL28N OL28S
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 48 users)ByDate of Ascent
On route from Rundlestone to Cudliptown via tops and many geocaches; ended up climbing this hill twice, firstly on the direct route from Great Mis Tor to Great Staple Tor then later from the NW to look for a bonus cache whose coords I'd belatedly worked out.agentmancuso06/07/2019
From Great Staple Tor. Headed north to the shallow col and up to the summit. Onwards to Cox Tor. Solo.Man of Kernow105/05/2019
With Jo, circular walk from viewpoint car park on B3357: Cox Tor (top and trig), Roos Tor, Great Staple Tor, returning over Middle Staple Tor. Weather; cloudy, cold wind, moderate views.amblerbob09/04/2019
From good parking up from Merrivale. With Jenx and Bryher, Staples Tor, good scrambling both to get heads over summit. Too windy for final moves. Onto Roos Tor then across to Cox Tor more simply then back to van.nordicstar31/03/2019
Nice circuit of these three tors.jenx31/03/2019
Parked in the view point CP on Whitchurch Common steady walk to Cox Tor (TP2477) > Roos Tor > Great Staple Tor > back to the carTony Hartry07/03/2019
On my 100 tors in 25 hours outing. About 5 hours In and both me and Flook the dog going well so far, although one with a lot more energy than the other..Chris Pearson22/07/2018
Round of 4 Dartmouth tors before moving on, on another blisteringlg hot day with no breeze. From Great Staple Tor and onto White Tor.jonglew25/06/2018
On round of 4 tumps from Smeardon Down cp.Moorponder25/06/2018
Easy scramble to slab by top of Tor. Nearby is army flagpole and Logan stone. Cool and windy,Denise 09/04/2017
Obvious high point, friendly granite tor.RichardM09/04/2017
Day 3 of four-day backpack from Okehampton.davidpettit8417/09/2016
2/6 Cold day on Dartmoor (White Tor/Roos Tor/Great Staple Tor/Cox Tor/Great Mis Tor/Gutter Tor)Fergalh14/02/2016
From S, with Cox Tor.RobertP17/10/2015
Easily followed, wide track from Great Staple Tormoorsman20/08/2014
On big run with the gang having decided to press on despite cold heavy rain.Chris Pearson03/05/2014
Walked from Great Staple on the way to Lynch TorKatieJayne11/07/2012
With Lesley from Princetown -circular walk over North Hessary Tor - Great Mis Tor -Roos Tor - Great Staple tor - Merrivale and round te old quarries to add out and back to south Hessary Tor. B&B at Postbridge for 3 nights.Chris Pearson20/02/2009
Tor baggingPK123/12/2006
fine tor & view. c/w circuit from car pk 530751 RHW05/09/2004
On lovely, easy* walk over grassland, moors and tors. Merrivale- Great Staple Tor-Peter Tavy- White Tor- Great Mis Tor- Merrivale. *dry conditions and sunny.pwheeler11/09/1993
A retrospective log based on notes in Terry Bound's book The A-Z of Dartmoor Tors. Done as a precursor to a busy Christmas. Recall meeting a somewhat eccentric letterboxer here. Strange what you recall after all these years.Anthony Vosper26/11/1989
BrianMatthews28/05/2019
carole engel23/06/2018
mae06/10/2017
SteveG04/10/2017
Colin Crawford14/07/2017
chalky195310/07/2016
bikefix01/06/2016
Steve Q07/05/2016
bwm02/05/2015
hillplodder07/04/2015
stevent080909/08/2014
Dusty08/04/2014
isabelle19/08/2013
MM08/08/2012
KM08/08/2012
kaizerlard23/10/2011
Rambling Ray30/08/2011
RocksRock22/04/2010
Isambard14/07/2009
Lesley Atchison22/02/2009
Tricky26/08/2000
Adrian30/04/2000
andrew.allum01/01/2000
anne336611/12/1990
IainT21/08/1989
AlanD04/04/1980