How long does it take to do the Ten Tors?

The Ten Tors Challenge The teams navigate routes of 35, 45 or 55 miles (depending on age) over the Northern half of Dartmoor, visiting ten nominated tors / check points in under two days. Teams must be self-sufficient, carrying all that they need to complete their route and stay out overnight safely.

What are the Ten Tors called?

Ten Tors is an annual weekend hike in early May, on Dartmoor, southwest England. Organised by the British Army, starting in 1960, it brings together teams of six young people each, with the 2,400 young participants hiking to checkpoints on ten specified tors.

What is the purpose of Ten Tors?

Ten Tors is a Youth Development event that aims to encourage young people from the South West: a. To take part in a planned challenge within the Dartmoor National Park, which is designated to conserve the natural and cultural environments whilst promoting opportunities for people to enjoy and understand the area.

Who can do the Ten Tors?

Any establishment (school, scout group, cadet force or club) in the South West can apply to enter teams into Ten Tors.

How many tors does Dartmoor have?

160 tors
There are over 160 tors on Dartmoor. Tors are where the granite rock that is underneath Dartmoor shows through. There are three visitor centres at Dartmoor, one at Princetown, one at Haytor and one at Postbridge.

What is the Jubilee challenge?

The Jubilee Challenge is a one day expedition on. northern Dartmoor designed specifically for young. people with special needs, both physical and. educational. Incorporated within the Ten Tors Event.

Who started ten tors?

You can read a first hand account from Colonel Gregory and Captain John Joyner, recognised as the founder and architects of the Ten Tors.

How many Dartmoor tors are there?

Who started Ten Tors?

How high is Black a Tor Dartmoor?

502m
Black Tor (Okehampton)

This outcrop is accessible to the public. Enjoy, but please behave responsibly and always follow the Countryside Code.
Black Tor (Okehampton)
Grid Ref: SX 567 894
Height: 502m
Parish: Okehampton Hamlets

How many tors does Dartmouth have?

The national park has more than 160 tors; dramatic outcrops of granite, usually standing on top of a hill. Each tor has its own unique and distinct formation, from the stack of rocks that makes up the instantly recognisable Bowerman’s Nose to the towering mass of Haytor Rocks which dominates its landscape.

How many tors are there in Devon?

What is the trot across Britain?

Organised by the British Army, starting in 1960, it brings together teams of six young people each, with the 2,400 young participants hiking to checkpoints on ten specified tors.

What is the Ten Tors event?

Team walking during the event. Ten Tors is an annual weekend hike in early May, on Dartmoor, southwest England. Organised by the British Army, starting in 1960, it brings together teams of six young people each, with the 2,400 young participants hiking to checkpoints on ten specified tors.

When is the Ten Tors Challenge 2022?

Ten Tors 2022 is Go! Richard Bennett| After two years of cancelled events we are back and looking forward to starting the training for the Ten Tors Challenge 2022. The event will take place from Friday 6th May to Sunday…

What is Tenten Tors?

Ten Tors is an annual weekend hike in early May, on Dartmoor, southwest England. Organised by the British Army, starting in 1960, it brings together teams of six young people each, with the 2,400 young participants hiking to checkpoints on ten specified tors.

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