North Hessary Tor

The final walk of 2016 and the weather was as good as it will ever get (except maybe a bit of snow). The views were very clear, the sky as blue as it can be and no wind at all. The boys and i had a quick sprint up North Hessary Tor and back, starting out from the Rundlestone side. Its a very easy walk and gives you superb views in all directions, especially on a day like this. Great way to end the year. Happy New year to all and have a healthy active 2017!

Start – Great Mis Tor parking
Route – North Hessary Tor –  Rundlestone Tor –  Great Mis Tor parking
Distance –  A mile, maybe a bit more    Start time – 11.45am     Time taken –  40 minutes  Highest Point – North Hessary Tor 517metres
Weather – Glorious blue skies and winter sun
© Crown copyright 2016 Ordnance Survey FL 2016 SF

© Crown copyright 2016 Ordnance Survey FL 2016 SF

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Looking back down the lane to the start point and beyond to Great Mis Tor

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Same view back as we cross the cattle grid by Rundlestone Tor

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To the east with the tors around Beardown

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At the trig point summit with the TV mast building behind

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Looking across towards the Staple Tors with Cornwall in the distance

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Great Mis Tor looks superb (or is that Great!!) from this viewpoint

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What a view

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Into the sun and a hazier view over the southern tors around Peek Hill

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Rundlestone Tor is next in the foreground with Great Mis behind and White Tor to the left of that

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Yoga on Rundlestone Tor, obviously!!!

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Hollow Tor is only a short hop away on the left of picture but that wasn’t for us today. The STaple Tors are right of shot above the Merrivale quarry

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Last one and another view over towards Beardown Tor among others

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