Gutter Tor

From most angles you will wonder why this tor is named as such, however walk up from Burrator reservoir towards Down Tor and you will see the reason why. A large square shaped cutting seems to be removed from the tor rocks, however at the summit you will see it is in fact two separate granite outcrops. There is handy parking for this tor below by the scout hut, making it a quick ascent to the top. This tor lies nowhere near any of the military firing ranges.

Height – 350metres         OS Grid Reference – SX574667

gutter-tor-map

Gutter Tor trig point with the tor behind

Gutter Tor trig point with the tor behind

Gutter Tor 1

Sheeps Tor on the left with Leather Tor and Sharpitor prominent to the right

The two outcrops on Gutter Tor

The two outcrops on Gutter Tor

Trowlesworthy 11

Zoomed in on the ‘gutter’ on Gutter Tor, North Hessary Tor behind, taken from Little Trowlesworthy Tor

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.