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. The high point hear is actually at the trig point to the south west with the tor sitting slightly down the hill from the trig. This tor lies nowhere near any of the military firing ranges.

Height – 345metres         OS Grid Reference – SX577668

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

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