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Staight forward for both HG and PG.
Good, as long as clear of boulders
Beware of boulders. Boulders are sometimes hidden in bracken.
PG Good, see slope landing warnings.
HG Trickey, beware of boulders in bracken, and the fact that the ground does slope away, so landing a double surface HG can be interesting. You do need to track across wind very low before turning into wind. Check out the bottom landing area first, especially if the wind is off the hill.
Be sure not to fly over the farm to the west of the site i.e. beyond the stone wall at the bottom of the TO hill, unless well above TO height as the farmer takes exception to people flying low over his cattle and we have assured him this won‘t happen anymore.
Tor is not very steep, so dynamic lift is limited.
Excellent potential. But read Dartmoor Flying. The west face is best for XC, allowing the road across the moor to be followed to Two Bridges, Dartmeet, Ashburton and beyond.
Take the Tavistock/Princetown road to the car park due south of the western- most tor (this is Cox Tor). From there drive towards Tavy and as the road starts to lose height there’s a narrow tarmaced road off to the right which will take you to the base of the Tor where you can park. But only close to the road ( there’s a local Dartmoor bylaw which prohibits driving too far away from tarmac).
Sat Nav directions to parking.
Dial 999 or 112 and ask for the Police and then Mountain Rescue explaining your circumstances.
If you cannot make voice calls, you can now contact the 999 Emergency Services by SMS. Note: You must register this prior to an emergency.
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