Monday 12 February 2018

Dartmoor: A Walk up to Rippon Tor in the Snow

Rippon Tor and Nutcrackers Tor

It had not been our intention to go out for a walk in the snow, but as we ascended Rippon Tor I spied a huge snow cloud coming in from the Princetown direction. We then sought shelter!

Rippon Tor after the snowstorm

Rippon Tor and the snowstorm is leaving us

It got cold all of a sudden but the views which opened up were more compensation than I could've ever asked for!

Rippon Tor view of Saddle Tor and Haytor Rocks

Same as before

A simple descent back to Hemsworthy Gate was all that was required before getting back to a cosy, warm home.

Emsworthy Rocks, Haytor Rocks, Saddle Tor

A less snowy Rippon Tor

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