Little Mis Tor

Tor Information
Name: Little Mis Tor Grid Reference: SX563763
Height: 482 m / 1581 ft    
Notes: Although dwarfed by it's larger neighbour, Little Mis Tor is a substantial Tor in it's own right. Sitting on the ridge a few hundred meters from Great Mis Tor, this Tor can be seen from most of the southern Moor.
Little Mis Tor
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Parking There are many places to park depending on which route you wish to take. Two main ones are the old pump house at SX 567750 and the copse at SX 560749.
  Military Ranges
Warning Little Mis Tor sits inside or close to a military range. Please check the firing times for MERRIVALE RANGE at the Dartmoor Training Area Website before visiting this tor.
Bog Bog
  Mistor Marsh sits just to the NW of Little Mis Tor and should be avoided, especially in wet weather.
Easy Easy. Can be approached from a military track or wiht a short climb from Merrivale


Recommended Walk


Distance: 2.8 mi Difficulty: StarStar
Other Tors Visited: Great Mis Tor, Little Mis Tor, Over Tor
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Leg Instruction
1Park your car at the old school copse toward the top of Merrivale hill (SX 560749)
2From here, you can't see Over Tor however head across the road and onto the moor in a NW direction (321?) and once you come over the top of the rise you will see Over Tor right in front of you
3Once you reach Over Tor, head N and down into a small gully and across till you meet the wall that runs up toward the top of Great Mis Tor.
4Follow the wall all the way up until you are within a couple of hundred meters of the summit and then make your own way to the top across the clitter.
5Views from the summit are magnificent and if the weather is good and the wind not too sharp it's worth spending some time up here just taking it all in.
6When ready, head down from the summit and along the military track to Little Mis Tor and then continue along the track which eventually brings you back to the car park at the copse.

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