Devonleigh** HVD
[Tess posing on the pulpit, 2 kb]18m. The best climb on this buttress builds to an exposed finale. Start at the foot of the right arete of the corner below the Pulpit. 18m. Climb up the arete to a point level with the Pulpit and step left onto it. From the centre of the Pulpit climb directly through the steep bulges above to the summit. © ROCKFAX
A very nice pitch described in West Country climbs. It starts up the right arete of the groove beneath the Pulpit (commodious ledge above big roof). Step left on to the Pulpit and then climb direct through the overhanging bulges above.

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.

Photo: Tess posing on the pulpit © Landy_Dom
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This climb is in 256 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

runwildjohn - Lead - 05/Oct/14 with James Pilgrim

jamespilgrim - 2nd - 05/Oct/14 with John Horton

NickKel - 2nd - 04/Oct/14

mjkilburn - Lead O/S - 04/Oct/14

alastairbegley - Solo rpt - 04/Oct/14

AmyLou87 - Lead - 03/Oct/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/14

Dave Page - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14 with Lenaya Page

matt_read - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/14 with Rose Lily Boyce

Hidden - Lead - 24/Aug/14

Tom Gale - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/14 with Ellie, Mike

chrisweight - 2nd β - 25/Jul/14 with Matt Thorne

fire_munki - Lead β - 25/Jul/14 with Chris Weight

Sean Kelly - Solo - 23/Jul/14

Skip - Solo rpt - 23/Jul/14

silviac - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/14 with Tom

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jul/14

well protected below and above the roof with cams. fab move.
kiwi boy - Lead β - 13/Jul/14 with dave m

Airy finish, fun climb.
Aaron.D - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/14 with Ned Westwood

maffujones - Solo - 12/Jul/14

Rob Morgan - 2nd - 12/Jul/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/14

Joemanglerocks - Solo - 07/Jul/14

sheelba - Solo - 29/Jun/14

Hidden - Solo - 13/Jun/14

Hidden - Sent O/S - 09/Jun/14

ssnow157 - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Dad, Jack

Jack Whiteley - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/14 with Dave S, Sarah

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 01/Jun/14

Poly pocket - Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 27/May/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 27/May/14

Hidden - Lead - 26/May/14

alisonlea75 - 2nd - 26/May/14 with Stu

Neil Gay - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Ben Bird

jhobbs - 2nd - 05/May/14 with Elliott Clark

Elliott90 - Lead O/S - 05/May/14 with Jonathan Hobbs

Piers Harley - Lead - 04/May/14 with Ian Pegg

Rob Laird - Solo O/S - 04/May/14 with B Sosin

Jen Mason - Lead O/S - 03/May/14 with Jing

cameron_hall - Lead rpt - 03/May/14 with Dave Farrow

jing - 2nd O/S - 03/May/14 with Jen

DavidFarrow - 2nd - 03/May/14 with cameron_hall

stevetheleg - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/14 with Hal Roberts

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

Helen.Burgess - 2nd - 18/Apr/14 with Steve Hicks, Hal Roberts

Easty14 - Lead - 13/Apr/14

Jamie Skelton - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/14

Matt Amos - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/14 with Robin Harris

Jackislav - Solo - 23/Mar/14

crampy11 - Lead O/S - 18/Mar/14 with Charlie Lindsey

lottiec - 2nd O/S - 16/Mar/14 with Mikey P

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/14

Jamiet297 - Lead O/S - 11/Jan/14 with Josey Field

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jan/14

PaulRickard - 2014 with John Smith

steve1234 - Solo O/S - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Dec/13

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Dec/13

91dave - 2nd O/S - 01/Dec/13 with Cameron Hall

cameron_hall - Lead O/S - 01/Dec/13 with Dave Arthur

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Nov/13

Mayaculpa - Lead - 16/Nov/13 with dbm

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 16/Nov/13

first go at climbing since my op , a bit of a struggle , 2 yrs ago I solo,d this route, so must work on fitness .
rockpool - 2nd rpt - 09/Nov/13 with matt box

Lumbering Oaf - Lead rpt - 09/Nov/13 with Paul

Top rope solo. Really strenuous for a HVD! Nice route though.
JamesColeman - TR O/S - 19/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13

PaulTanton - Solo O/S - 23/Aug/13

timmyhobby - Lead O/S - 19/Aug/13

timmyhobby - TR O/S - 16/Aug/13

Had to go and get some gear which was left in the rock
Chris dyer - Solo β - 12/Aug/13 with Zac pointer

Chris dyer - Lead β - 12/Aug/13 with Zac pointer

great move over the roof to finish. A severe move but overall HVD is very fair
kiwi boy - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/13 with Chris Hunt

Westcorkman - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/13 with Bob Dawson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/13

funbobby81 - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/13 with rich cantrill

Motown - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Jul/13

neiloutdoors - Lead O/S - 17/Jul/13 with SDMC

monkeytennis - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13 with andrea83

Hidden - Lead rpt - 30/Jun/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13

lukimotaka - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Josh

Abi Morris - Lead - 25/Jun/13 with Joshua Willett

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jun/13

Chris dyer - Solo β - 21/Jun/13

pretty straight forward climbing but with not much usable gear, think i had 2 on the whole route, top final moves are pretty exposed and fun to lead, makes the ticker go but pushed on for the onsight tick :)great route!
paul reah - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Tim Orme

timorme - 2nd O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Paul Reah

Excellent move at the top. Severe?
R2B - Solo O/S - 09/Jun/13 with Charlotte

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/13

wezzie - Lead rpt - 07/Jun/13 with Luke Steel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/13

With Wendy
pash - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/13

PieMan - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Jim

PieMan - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/13 with Jim

Wendy Watthews - Jun/13 with james

Teaching Adam lead climbing.
waydan - 2nd - 18/May/13 with Adam Buldock

great climb, lots of positive gear placement,good exposure, climbed nice and clean and great belay,climbed with Wayne k.
adam84 - Lead O/S - 18/May/13 with wayne killerstein

Snorfalorpagus - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Jojo Mills, Lindsey Robinson

pffft - Lead O/S - 06/May/13 with Heather Mack

Heather651 - 2nd - 06/May/13 with Luke Vincent

Dale Turrell - Solo O/S - 04/May/13

woo second ever outdoor trad lead completed
Chris dyer - Lead O/S - 02/May/13 with Josh sims

josh.sims - 2nd O/S - 02/May/13 with Chris Dyer

ShelleyRhodes - 2nd O/S - 01/May/13 with Phil Rudling

One move wonder!
Skip - 2nd O/S - 21/Apr/13 with A Walker

A Walker - Lead - 21/Apr/13 with Skip

Hidden - Lead - 21/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13

homing-penguin - 2nd O/S - 20/Apr/13 with David

Hidden - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/13

nice top half, exposed finish.
Alex Parker - 2nd - 20/Apr/13 with laura parker

Laura Parker - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/13 with Alex Parker

James Oswald - Solo O/S - 04/Apr/13

HarryB - Solo O/S - 09/Mar/13

Hidden - TR O/S - 11/Feb/13

So Cold Hands & Feet Numb !!
bazthomas - Lead O/S - 01/Jan/13 with Alex "Bungy" William

SimonMarcYoung - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/12

alastairbegley - Solo rpt - 10/Nov/12

Hidden - Lead - 27/Oct/12

surfdad - 2nd - 21/Oct/12 with Ellie Woods, Richard Alderton

Richard Alderton - 2nd - 21/Oct/12 with Ellie, Giblet

BenBird - TR - 21/Oct/12 with The Adventure Centre

The Pylon King - Solo rpt - 14/Oct/12

Hamish777 - 2nd O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Andrea

andrea83 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/12 with Hamish

Cheese Monkey - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/12 with Vienna

Matt250 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12

dh7892 - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Lorna Philp

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12

freemanTom (Guildford MC) - Solo - 25/Sep/12

arandall - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/12

Hidden - Solo O/S - 18/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Sep/12

nmott - 2nd - 05/Sep/12 with Kerrie Mott

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/12

lkp172 - 2nd dog - Sep/12 with Dave Hills

set up top rope for kerrie's friend Sarah's second climb outside supervised belay.
nmott - TR - 28/Aug/12 with Kerrie Mott

Jayzen - Lead - 19/Aug/12 with Joshu Hardy

francesanncavanagh - Lead - 14/Aug/12 with Alice Morgan

MonkeyHannah1993 - TR - 14/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Aug/12

gjh - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/12

stephen ashworth - Lead - 11/Aug/12 with caroline blackmore

Hidden - Lead - 01/Aug/12

climbhannahclimb - Lead - 27/Jul/12 with Iain Adams

Top rope session with my brotherís kids. Straightforward to the pulpit, then exposed and balancey finish. Scary scramble off the top after de-rigging.
Landy_Dom - TR O/S - 22/Jul/12 with Ciaran Gallagher

peter.ravenscroft27 - Lead - 22/Jul/12

alisterrobbird - Lead O/S - 19/Jul/12

Straightforward climb hindered by appalling weather conditions
Johnny B Diggerman - TR O/S - 16/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd - 04/Jun/12

alexporter - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/12 with Clare Finn

Tom Campbell - Lead O/S - 29/May/12

cdpuk - Lead O/S - 28/May/12 with Lucy Evans

KLucy - 2nd - 28/May/12 with Chris Peka aka BF

aljezurusrf08 - 2nd O/S - 19/May/12 with matt davis

JamesBrowning - Solo O/S - 18/May/12 with Toby

Felix Ottey - Lead - 12/May/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/May/12

MBano - Lead O/S - 02/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/12

Marktrin - 2nd - 02/May/12 with Matt

bens - Lead - 02/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/12

Very nice and pleasant climb.
kyaizawa - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Jun Aizawa, Satoko Aizawa

SattyA - 2nd O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Jun Aizawa, Ky Aizawa

sam0000 - Lead O/S - Apr/12

alastairbegley - Lead O/S - 30/Mar/12

ali macphee - Lead - 29/Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Mar/12

Sarah Welsh - 2nd O/S - 25/Mar/12 with David Llewellyn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/12

John Foster - Lead O/S - 12/Mar/12 with Will, Geoff

Will Gordon - 2nd O/S - 12/Mar/12 with John Foster, Geoff Burton

will909 - 2nd - 10/Mar/12

Not great for gear placement. Bit overhangy near top. Good use of chin and knees! Good day of climbing
tommyt82uk - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/12 with Dominic Tinnely

misterb - Solo - 01/Mar/12

Hidden - TR O/S - 19/Feb/12

Combination of very cold hands and green and damp conditions hampered the climb so continued round up 'the vice' for an easier finish
Ragingpossum - Lead dnf - 12/Feb/12

Matt Smith - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Lewis Aburrow

lewisea - 2nd O/S - 28/Jan/12 with Matt Smith

angie - Lead - 28/Jan/12

BenBird - TR - 27/Jan/12 with The Adventure Centre

joedoherty - Lead O/S - 08/Jan/12 with Rosemary Harrison

johnny-adams13 - 2012

PAJames - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Oct/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11

burto - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/11

Duncan Turner - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11

StevieG_7 - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/11 with Neil Kay

ElvisLeg - Lead O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Lena Roland

Hidden - Solo - 19/Aug/11

Hidden - Solo - 19/Aug/11

wezzie - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/11

Mr Powly - Solo O/S - Aug/11

Hidden - TR - Aug/11

Michael Aylen - Solo O/S - 24/Jul/11

laurie turpin - Lead - 24/Jul/11 with Joe Cossey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/11

neal_p - 09/Jul/11

ParkFace - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/11 with Phill Price

nickevens - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/11 with Sylvie

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Jul/11

rockpool - 2nd O/S - Jul/11

Marti999 - Solo O/S - 30/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/11

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/11

only climb we managed that day! very wet and cold. felt much harder than it should have
katherinesydney - 2nd O/S - 28/May/11 with kit reynolds, andrew funnell

AndyFunnell - Lead - 28/May/11 with katherinesydney

Quite a nice climb with lots of brilliant gear, need to extend some next time to avoid rope drag.
ElBarto - Lead O/S - 15/May/11 with Caroline Priston

saet1a - Lead O/S - 13/May/11

mxfiggins - Solo - May/11

Liam FLeming - Solo - 28/Apr/11

Gra B - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/11 with Rosie Braithwaite

bigzy86 - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/11

will909 - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/11

dale1968 - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/11 with johnny graham

dabreen - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/11 with campbell west

combatrock - TR - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead - Apr/11

buzzball101 - Lead - Apr/11

David Qualtrough - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/11

hels86 - 2nd - 26/Mar/11 with Tom

jenna - 2nd - 07/Mar/11 with josh beresford

josh88 - Lead - 07/Mar/11 with Jenna Machin

m_harbour - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/11 with James Savage

Joe Richards - TR O/S - 05/Mar/11

roryferris - Lead O/S - Mar/11

krishewz - Lead rpt - Feb/11

Hidden - 2011

Julia belayed, then lowered me to strip the gear while slowly turning into an ice cube...
Neil Rigiani - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/10 with Julia Wherrell

tobydunford - Solo O/S - 27/Oct/10

CarolineH - 2nd O/S - 11/Oct/10 with Lauren

groovy_nut - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/10 with Caroline

georgedunton - TR - 08/Sep/10

Hidden - TR - 08/Sep/10

pielander - Lead - 02/Sep/10 with pete saunders

mad matt - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/10

timreynolds - 2nd - 27/Aug/10 with Matt Reynolds

Hidden - Solo O/S - 16/Aug/10

Blackgoby - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/10 with Tracey

quick end of day route..then down soloed the mod
Duncan Campbell - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/10

f.kav - TR - 08/Aug/10

alexanderpatton - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/10 with Alex Kidgell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2010

martin clarke - 2nd - 2010 with steve ashworth

Hidden - Lead - 2003

Hidden - Solo - 17/Jul/96

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
GrahamHP, josh.sims, Loner_Starlight, benlawlor85, hcaw

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