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Name:Great Mis Tor
Hill number:3652
Height:538m / 1765ft
Parent (Ma):2877  High Willhays
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Dartmoor
County/UA:Devon
Catchment:Dart, Catchment Boundaries, Tamar
Watershed:Plymouth Sound
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SX 56267 76908
Summit feature:rock by range warning flagpole on rock tor
Drop:80m
Col:458m  SX575778  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 191
(1:25k) OL28N OL28S
Observations:rock 25m N on tor (SX 56269 76937) is 1m lower
Survey:Abney level
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Climbed from car park at SX 561 749 via track which skirts past Little Mis Tor. Returned same way. Summit tor (with firing range flag-pole) can be easily ascended on the eastern side. Dry and breezy weather, started bright but became overcast. Dogs had a great time. Lovely, but rather bleak, views.jamessteel10030/03/2024
Up FP from SE after North Hessary Tor.PeterD16/08/2023
Up track from road to SouthPeteF28/07/2023
Climbed from layby at SX:576749, straight up and back because of live firing on the range. A bit squelchy in places.RVC23/05/2023
On 10 tors.AJScourfield22/04/2023
From carpark in Princetown to North Hessary Tor and Great Mis Tor.dgresty22/09/2022
Last of the day. Very windy at the top!hannah33702/09/2022
From CP to South and up the track.chrisbien30/06/2022
Day 3 Tump Bagging in Cornwall. 5 tor tump walk. Parked in car park on B3357 under Cox tor. Visited Cox Tor, Roos Tor, Gt. Mis Tor, Nth Hes Tor and Gt. Staple Tor.Argentum6616/06/2022
Parked in free car park to S. Quick up and down on the track.PGCE05/06/2022
Cox, Staple, Roos Tors and Great Mis Tor with Alma Aurea. Sunny but breezy.meltdiceburg26/02/2022
North Hessary Tor and Great Mis Tor from Rundlestone west of Princetown. Wet and windy, low cloud on and off the summits. A round trip of 7km with 260m ascent in 1h40m.silveracorn_alan30/07/2021
from cp to south last of day so easy evening walk and camp in gully to southunderhill09/07/2021
Headed SE from White Tor to cross River Walkham along the edge of the firing range. Ascended Great Mis Tor from the northmatthewdomhof20/07/2020
North Hessary Tor > Great Mis Tor from GR: SX 57410 74986Hippster23/10/2019
North Hessary Tor > Great Mis Tor from GR: SX 57410 74986ronaldo33323/10/2019
After North Hessary Tor, on to Roos Tor. Nice easy rocky summit.agentmancuso06/07/2019
Solo(comma) running. Fidget11/05/2019
From the Pump House car park on the B 3357. Took a direct line north to join the track up to Little Mis Tor, then path through clitter to the summit - no scrambling needed. Returned the same way. One of the great tors on the moor. Solo.Man of Kernow104/05/2019
With Jo, circular walk from car park to SSW: Little Mis Tor, Great Mis Tor, Rundlestone Tor and then North Hessary Tor. Weather; sunny, cold wind, good visibility.amblerbob11/04/2019
With Jenx and Bryher up good track parking at old phone box at Rundlestone. Nice scrambling on the tors. Mists clearingnordicstar31/03/2019
Chilly in the mist and breeze, but easy walking from Rundlestone.jenx31/03/2019
scramble to flagpostcjo30/03/2019
On my 100 tors in 25 hours outing. Walk up chatting to Becks whilst simultaneously refuelling with a bowl of porridge and banana. Her son admirably fulfilled the teenager stereotype by tagging along behind with his music headphones on and offering monosyllabic responses in lieu of conversation. Clambered up Little Mis Tor en route to this multi tor top ( although only one counts)with swathes of clitter on its west slope which made for slow progress ( not a run) down west to the stream. Comical name sounds like its from a Mr Men book .Chris Pearson22/07/2018
See Kitty Tor Description.Dartmoorman19/07/2018
A round of 4 dewey tors from Princetown: 20k, 5 hrs, unrelentingly hot sun, no breeze, dire. From North Hessary Tor, on to Beardown Tors.jonglew24/06/2018
From Rundlestone as others. Flag up so out and back.Moorponder22/06/2018
With Minnie from parking to south, up easy track & grassy moor to top of Tor, flags not flying so ok down to north west to River Walkham, down river to wall over stile through old settlements back to track & parking, V V warm, dry underfoot, great views..apricorum19/05/2018
A five mile Dewey outing taking around two hours from the walled car park on the B3357 west of Princetown which was free. Followed track on the opposite side of road to Great Mis tor then followed the indistinct footpath to the road and onto North Hessary tor before heading across country for the car park.WAYNE ROWLETT21/04/2018
easy access from road a great wild camp spotAristotle Chip13/06/2017
Easy walk up from road after bagging North Hessary Tor. Solo. Climbed to top of Little Mis Tor (480m) on way back (as in The A to Z of Dartmoor Tors by Terry Bound).Dangerous Dave11/06/2017
Parked alongside telephone box in Rundlestone at 575749 - Apart from a few small boggy areas, a straightforward ascent up RoW to summit rock. (PM)gerrybowes22/04/2017
Great Mis Tor, North Hessary Tor.ijpowell22/04/2017
6th and last Dewey of the day from 575749 after North Hessary Tor. Just over 3 miles with GB taking 70 minutes. Great evening with blue skies and sun.bolton22/04/2017
Easy to ascend rocky tor by Army flagpole. Cloudy and breezy.Denise 09/04/2017
Ascent from the River Walkham. Levellish grassy summit with numerous granite outcrops / tors. Tor immediately W of the range flag pole is the highest. Hazy views. Other visits on:- 02-08-1981,RichardM09/04/2017
out and back from small parking area of B3357, high wind and hail on way back.rhalstead05/03/2017
Solo walk from Rundlestone on a glorious sunny day, ground mostly frozen making the boggy section below the tor easier to cross than it looks like it would be. Far-reaching views across to Bodmin Moor and into Dartmoor's empty inner spaces. Dropped down to the west to visit the brilliant prehistoric settlement remains in the valley, then south to the stone rows and stone circle. Deliberately missed the last bus to prolong the day and walked back to Tavistock.thesweetcheat23/01/2017
Dartmoor Perambulation with Daniel.PK102/01/2017
5/6 Cold day on Dartmoor (White Tor/Roos Tor/Great Staple Tor/Cox Tor/Great Mis Tor/Gutter Tor)Fergalh14/02/2016
From S along access track. Fine rocky summit.RobertP17/10/2015
Climbed on a sunny morning with Ian Brown after camping on Dartmoor.Dugswell224/08/2014
Parked alongside the telephone box at the start of the Hessary Tor road. From here it is a straightforward walk to the summit ... although deceptively long ..... 3 miles return.moorsman21/08/2014
Parked at the Foggintor car park and straight up the main path past Little Mis Tor to the flag pole on Great Misfostersm13/07/2014
On own from CP by pump house. Cracking top this one.Crib Goch01/07/2014
Before Tom's wedding from pumphouse. Bit wet underfoot at start but otherwise good underfoot. Watch when approaching North Hessary Tor. The stile after the passing place on the mast approach road is a false trail - keep on to the mast.SS28/06/2014
(check date) SLMM training run with Chris. Bogs all frozen over!aucuparia18/04/2014
Visited whilst geocaching.CornishGazza07/08/2013
Bagged on a gorgeous sunny day. 4 summits planned with some driving inbetween. Great Mis, Corndon, Rippon and Hound. Amazing day out and also got some caching in!Stephenfarmer30/05/2013
Clarify date, Cotwold trainingN.Morters01/05/2013