Rockfax Description
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.
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

UKC Logbook Description
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, Dartmoor punter fifty (ish) routes in a day.

thomas.veness 22/Nov Lead O/S
with Alex Norman
will_benfold 21/Nov Lead O/S
with Lucy Abel
lcullum7 30/Sep 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Sep 2nd O/S
VictoriaPancake 27/Sep Lead
steven703 27/Sep Solo
Hidden 26/Sep Lead
mjackson 13/Sep Solo
Graham Westbrook 13/Sep Solo O/S
with Mark Jackson
joe.wahab 11/Sep Lead O/S

Rained whilst Tom seconded. Abbed off, left gear :( Otherwise, really nice climb, great crux move.

TomWeeks 11/Sep 2nd O/S
Ellis20 06/Sep Lead O/S
with Lawrence
rbond55 ?/Sep Lead O/S
wnlwy 18/Aug Lead
pete1185 15/Aug Lead O/S
with Freya Brooks
Chris Oldfield 09/Aug 2nd O/S
with Francis Warrick
timreynolds 08/Aug 2nd
Hidden 08/Aug 2nd
Ana Broad 08/Aug Lead
with Emma
James A.S Read 06/Aug Lead
LauraTejada ?/Aug Lead
Hidden ?/Aug 2nd
Keefy 30/Jul 2nd

Nice start to the evening climbing session. Great Weather making all the difference.

MusicalMountaineer 29/Jul Lead O/S

Great crux, not worth 2 stars. Tough for HVD.

SPAnnie 25/Jul Lead
SPAddict 19/Jul Lead
Natashaikerd ?/Jul TR O/S
hornbywill ?/Jul TR
chrisbartlett 23/Jun Lead O/S
Rob McGurk 20/Jun Solo O/S
myrddinmuse 20/Jun Solo O/S
Danhan 15/Jun Lead O/S
with Fraser
dereke12000 06/Jun Lead O/S
with Rob
Hidden 06/Jun TR rpt
spgibbs 06/Jun Lead β
Hidden ?/Jun Lead
J_joewhite 24/May Solo
pete9071 19/Apr Lead β
Hidden 19/Apr Lead
NathanTurnock29 19/Apr Lead O/S
with Ned
bedmaster_3000 16/Apr Lead O/S

Sun had set, simple first half, trickier second half. LOTS OF BIG GEAR, and cams!!!

unslev 16/Apr 2nd O/S
Jamo Walker 15/Apr Lead O/S
with Ashley Doogan
Andy Moles 10/Apr Solo O/S
with James Oswald
Chris Homewood (Swindon MC) 06/Apr 2nd
with Ed Watts, Petrina Brown
hannahbannana 06/Apr Lead
Skip 05/Apr 2nd rpt
Fatclimber 05/Apr Lead O/S
with Skip
Digga ?/Apr Solo O/S
vinnielitchfield ?/Apr 2nd
Kemics 25/Mar Solo O/S
jamiegee97 ??/2015 Solo O/S
bigbear86 ??/2015 Lead
hairy51 29/Dec/14 Lead
10029759 29/Dec/14 2nd
Knut 13/Dec/14 Lead O/S
Sam Husband 07/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Hana Mabb
Stroppy 07/Dec/14 Solo O/S
Hannah Mabb 07/Dec/14 2nd

Definite coldness and fear set in here. Various Beta given including Ed attempting to push me up and tell me to find 'beast mode'! End of first outdoor trip. Finished but definitely not clean.

Hidden 29/Nov/14 Lead O/S
onlyfoddington 23/Nov/14 Lead O/S
runwildjohn 05/Oct/14 Lead
jamespilgrim 05/Oct/14 2nd
NickKel 04/Oct/14 2nd
mjkilburn 04/Oct/14 Lead O/S
alastairbegley 04/Oct/14 Solo rpt
AmyLou87 03/Oct/14 Lead
BDC 26/Sep/14 Lead O/S
ManxClimber 25/Sep/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Dave Page 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Lenaya Page
matt_read 26/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Aug/14 Lead
Tom Gale 08/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ellie, Mike
chrisweight 25/Jul/14 2nd β
fire_munki 25/Jul/14 Lead β
Sean Kelly 23/Jul/14 Solo
Skip 23/Jul/14 Solo rpt
silviac 23/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Tom
Hidden 17/Jul/14 Lead
kiwi boy 13/Jul/14 Lead β

well protected below and above the roof with cams. fab move.

with dave m
Aaron.D 12/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Airy finish, fun climb.

with Ned Westwood
maffujones 12/Jul/14 Solo
Rob Morgan 12/Jul/14 2nd
Hidden 09/Jul/14 2nd O/S
Joemanglerocks 07/Jul/14 Solo
sheelba 29/Jun/14 Solo
Hidden 13/Jun/14 Solo
Hidden 09/Jun/14 Sent O/S
ssnow157 01/Jun/14 2nd O/S
with Dad, Jack
Jack Whiteley 01/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Dave S, Sarah
Hidden 01/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Poly pocket ?/Jun/14 -
little_livvi 27/May/14 2nd
Hidden 27/May/14 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/May/14 Lead
alisonlea75 26/May/14 2nd
with Stu
Neil Gay 21/May/14 Lead O/S
jhobbs 05/May/14 2nd
with Elliott Clark
Elliott90 05/May/14 Lead O/S
Piers Harley 04/May/14 Lead
with Ian Pegg
Rob Laird 04/May/14 Solo O/S
with B Sosin
Jen Mason 03/May/14 Lead O/S
with Jing
cameron_hall 03/May/14 Lead rpt
jing 03/May/14 2nd O/S
with Jen
DavidFarrow 03/May/14 2nd
stevetheleg 18/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Helen.Burgess 18/Apr/14 2nd
Easty14 13/Apr/14 Lead
Hidden 12/Apr/14 Solo O/S
Matt Amos 10/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Robin Harris
Jackislav 23/Mar/14 Solo
crampy11 18/Mar/14 Lead O/S
with Charlie Lindsey
lottiec 16/Mar/14 2nd O/S
with Mikey P
Hidden 16/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Alextreme 13/Mar/14 TR O/S
Jamiet297 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
with Josey Field
Hidden 11/Jan/14 2nd
PaulRickard ??/2014 -
with John Smith
steve1234 ??/2014 Solo O/S
chrisdevon 26/Dec/13 Lead O/S
with Moses
Hidden 01/Dec/13 2nd
91dave 01/Dec/13 2nd O/S
cameron_hall 01/Dec/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S
Mayaculpa 16/Nov/13 Lead
with dbm
Hidden 16/Nov/13 2nd rpt
rockpool 09/Nov/13 2nd rpt

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 .

Lumbering Oaf 09/Nov/13 Lead rpt
with Paul
JamesColeman 19/Oct/13 TR O/S

Top rope solo. Really strenuous for a HVD! Nice route though.

Hidden 06/Oct/13 Lead O/S
PaulTanton 23/Aug/13 Solo O/S
timmyhobby 19/Aug/13 Lead O/S
timmyhobby 16/Aug/13 TR O/S
Chris dyer 12/Aug/13 Solo β

Had to go and get some gear which was left in the rock

with Zac pointer
Chris dyer 12/Aug/13 Lead β
with Zac pointer
kiwi boy 11/Aug/13 2nd O/S

great move over the roof to finish. A severe move but overall HVD is very fair

with Chris Hunt
Westcorkman 03/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Bob Dawson
Hidden 03/Aug/13 2nd O/S
funbobby81 03/Aug/13 2nd O/S
Motown 25/Jul/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jul/13 2nd
neiloutdoors 17/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with SDMC
monkeytennis 16/Jul/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Jun/13 Lead rpt
Hidden 26/Jun/13 Lead O/S
lukimotaka 26/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Josh
Hidden 25/Jun/13 Lead
Hidden 25/Jun/13 2nd
Chris dyer 21/Jun/13 Solo β
paul reah 10/Jun/13 Lead O/S

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!

with Tim Orme
timorme 10/Jun/13 2nd O/S
with Paul Reah
R2B 09/Jun/13 Solo O/S

Excellent move at the top. Severe?

with Charlotte
Hidden 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
wezzie 07/Jun/13 Lead rpt
with Luke Steel
Hidden 06/Jun/13 Lead O/S
pash 03/Jun/13 Lead O/S

With Wendy

PieMan 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Jim
PieMan 01/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Jim
Wendy Watthews ?/Jun/13 -
with james
waydan 18/May/13 2nd

Teaching Adam lead climbing.

with Adam Buldock
adam84 18/May/13 Lead O/S

great climb, lots of positive gear placement,good exposure, climbed nice and clean and great belay,climbed with Wayne k.

Snorfalorpagus 06/May/13 Lead O/S
with Jojo Mills, Lindsey Robinson
pffft 06/May/13 Lead O/S
Heather651 06/May/13 2nd
Dale Turrell 04/May/13 Solo O/S
Chris dyer 02/May/13 Lead O/S

woo second ever outdoor trad lead completed

josh.sims 02/May/13 2nd O/S
ShelleyRhodes 01/May/13 2nd O/S
with Phil Rudling
Chris316 25/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Skip 21/Apr/13 2nd O/S

One move wonder!

A Walker 21/Apr/13 Lead
with Skip
Hidden 21/Apr/13 Lead
nmott 21/Apr/13 2nd
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
homing-penguin 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
with David
Hidden 20/Apr/13 Lead rpt
Alex Parker 20/Apr/13 2nd

nice top half, exposed finish.

Laura Parker 20/Apr/13 Lead O/S
James Oswald 04/Apr/13 Solo O/S
HarryB 09/Mar/13 Solo O/S
Hidden 11/Feb/13 TR O/S
bazthomas 01/Jan/13 Lead O/S

So Cold Hands & Feet Numb !!

SimonMarcYoung 15/Nov/12 Lead O/S
alastairbegley 10/Nov/12 Solo rpt
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Lead
surfdad 21/Oct/12 2nd
with Ellie Woods, Richard Alderton
Richard Alderton 21/Oct/12 2nd
BenBird 21/Oct/12 TR
with The Adventure Centre
Urgles 14/Oct/12 Solo rpt
Hamish777 07/Oct/12 2nd O/S
with Andrea
andrea83 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Hamish
Cheese Monkey 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Vienna
Matt250 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
dh7892 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S
freemanTom 25/Sep/12 Solo
arandall 21/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Sep/12 Solo O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/12 2nd O/S
nmott 05/Sep/12 2nd
with Kerrie Mott
Hidden ?/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Sep/12 2nd dog
nmott 28/Aug/12 TR

set up top rope for kerrie's friend Sarah's second climb outside supervised belay.

with Kerrie Mott
Jayzen 19/Aug/12 Lead
with Joshu Hardy
francesanncavanagh 14/Aug/12 Lead
with Alice Morgan
MonkeyHannah1993 14/Aug/12 TR
Hidden 14/Aug/12 2nd
gjh 12/Aug/12 Lead O/S
stephen ashworth 11/Aug/12 Lead
with caroline blackmore
Hidden 01/Aug/12 Lead
climbhannahclimb 27/Jul/12 Lead
with Iain Adams
Landy_Dom 22/Jul/12 TR O/S

Top rope session with my brotherís kids. Straightforward to the pulpit, then exposed and balancey finish. Scary scramble off the top after de-rigging.

with Ciaran Gallagher
peter.ravenscroft27 22/Jul/12 Lead
alisterrobbird 19/Jul/12 Lead O/S
Johnny B Diggerman 16/Jul/12 TR O/S

Straightforward climb hindered by appalling weather conditions

Hidden 25/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/12 2nd
alexporter 04/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Tom Campbell 29/May/12 Lead O/S
cdpuk 28/May/12 Lead O/S
KLucy 28/May/12 2nd
aljezurusrf08 19/May/12 2nd O/S
JamesBrowning 18/May/12 Solo O/S
with Toby
Felix Ottey 12/May/12 Lead
Hidden 11/May/12 2nd O/S
MBano 02/May/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/May/12 Lead
Marktrin 02/May/12 2nd
with Matt
bens 02/May/12 Lead
Hidden 10/Apr/12 Lead O/S
kyaizawa 06/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Very nice and pleasant climb.

with Jun Aizawa, Satoko Aizawa
SattyA 06/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Jun Aizawa, Ky Aizawa
sam0000 ?/Apr/12 Lead O/S
alastairbegley 30/Mar/12 Lead O/S
ali macphee 29/Mar/12 Lead
Hidden 25/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Sarah Welsh 25/Mar/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Mar/12 2nd O/S
John Foster 12/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Will, Geoff
Will Gordon 12/Mar/12 2nd O/S
will909 10/Mar/12 2nd
tommyt82uk 10/Mar/12 Lead O/S

Not great for gear placement. Bit overhangy near top. Good use of chin and knees! Good day of climbing

with Dominic Tinnely
misterb 01/Mar/12 Solo
Hidden 19/Feb/12 TR O/S
Ragingpossum 12/Feb/12 Lead dnf

Combination of very cold hands and green and damp conditions hampered the climb so continued round up 'the vice' for an easier finish

Matt Smith 28/Jan/12 Lead O/S
lewisea 28/Jan/12 2nd O/S
angie 28/Jan/12 Lead
BenBird 27/Jan/12 TR
with The Adventure Centre
joedoherty 08/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with Rosemary Harrison
Hidden ??/2012 -
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
burto 15/Sep/11 Solo O/S
Duncan Turner 31/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/11 Lead O/S
ElvisLeg 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with Lena Roland
Hidden 19/Aug/11 Solo
Norman_P_W 19/Aug/11 Solo
with Bob M
wezzie 03/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Mr Powly ?/Aug/11 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/11 TR
Michael Aylen 24/Jul/11 Solo O/S
laurie turpin 24/Jul/11 Lead
Hidden 14/Jul/11 Lead O/S
neal_p 09/Jul/11 -
ParkFace 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Phill Price
nickevens 01/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Sylvie
Hidden ?/Jul/11 2nd O/S
rockpool ?/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Marti999 30/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 08/Jun/11 2nd
katherinesydney 28/May/11 2nd O/S

only climb we managed that day! very wet and cold. felt much harder than it should have

with kit reynolds, andrew funnell
AndyFunnell 28/May/11 Lead
ElBarto 15/May/11 Lead O/S

Quite a nice climb with lots of brilliant gear, need to extend some next time to avoid rope drag.

MBarraclough 13/May/11 Lead O/S
mxfiggins ?/May/11 Solo
Liam FLeming 28/Apr/11 Solo
Gra B 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
bigzy86 10/Apr/11 Solo O/S
will909 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S
dale1968 08/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with johnny graham
dabreen 06/Apr/11 Lead O/S
combatrock ?/Apr/11 TR
Hidden ?/Apr/11 Lead
buzzball101 ?/Apr/11 Lead
David Qualtrough ?/Apr/11 -
Hidden 26/Mar/11 Lead O/S
hels86 26/Mar/11 2nd
with Tom
jenna 07/Mar/11 2nd
josh88 07/Mar/11 Lead
m_harbour 05/Mar/11 Lead O/S
Joe Richards 05/Mar/11 TR O/S
roryferris ?/Mar/11 Lead O/S
krishewz ?/Feb/11 Lead rpt
Hidden ??/2011 -
Neil Rigiani 21/Nov/10 Lead O/S

Julia belayed, then lowered me to strip the gear while slowly turning into an ice cube...

tobydunford 27/Oct/10 Solo O/S
CarolineH 11/Oct/10 2nd O/S
with Lauren
groovy_nut 11/Oct/10 Lead O/S
georgedunton 08/Sep/10 TR
Hidden 08/Sep/10 TR
pielander 02/Sep/10 Lead
mreynolds 27/Aug/10 Lead O/S
timreynolds 27/Aug/10 2nd
Hidden 16/Aug/10 Solo O/S
Blackgoby 16/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Tracey
Duncan Campbell 12/Aug/10 Solo O/S

quick end of day route..then down soloed the mod

f.kav 08/Aug/10 TR
alexanderpatton 02/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
martin clarke ??/2010 2nd
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/96 Solo
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