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Lower Shaptor

Lower Shap Tor

The name of 'Lower Shaptor' is used by the bouldering community and this tor is quite distinct and separate to that on high which gives its name to the woodland here.

Distinctively fissured and vegetation covered it juts through the trees above the main lower path.

Quite simply a magnificent collection of massive granite boulders and outcrops Lower Shaptor also gets a mention in James Clapham's book on Dartmoor Climbing.

Lower Shaptor
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Grid Ref:
SX 8091 8061
Height:
190m
Parish:
Bovey Tracey
Tor Classification:
Valley Side
Access:
Public
Rock Type:
Granite
Credit:
Tim Jenkinson
Reference:
Tim Jenkinson: East Dartmoor The Hidden Landscape: Rocks and Tors
James Clapham (2017): Dartmoor: A Climbers' Club Guide

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