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, 40 For 40.

lizbarilepage 22/Jan Lead
with Steve Gibbs
Hidden ??/2017 -
anthony.mayne 20/Nov/16 Lead O/S
with Pete
Hidden ?/Nov/16 Solo
Joe Rudman 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
with Iz
Hidden 25/Sep/16 2nd
Hidden 15/Sep/16 Lead rpt
David Walker 10/Sep/16 2nd O/S
cpoad 10/Sep/16 2nd O/S
with John S
paulerussell 10/Sep/16 2nd O/S
rig 10/Sep/16 Lead
Jamdahll 30/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/16 Solo O/S
Jamdahll 30/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Ciaran Mullan 23/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Phil Cook
Sam O'Rourke 21/Aug/16 Lead rpt
with Victoria Shattock
thetradlad 18/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Katie Reeves, Josh Smith
Rebecca North 16/Aug/16 Lead
with Ciara
Zoomer 05/Aug/16 2nd O/S
KBerggren 04/Aug/16 Lead
with Kat
Hidden 31/Jul/16 Lead
Eddy Bennett 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Harry Padley 29/Jul/16 Lead O/S
kyo 26/Jul/16 Lead
with dave inglis
Lilla Horvath 17/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Will
Hidden 17/Jul/16 TR O/S
heidavey 16/Jul/16 Lead dnf
with Susi
harrison 25/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Excellent protection the whole way up with straightforward climbing. If you take some time over the crux move it can be done much more comfortably than expected. Would recommend as a lead. Views on it are outstanding, 2*, would be 3* if the climbing was as good as the views, gear and exposure.

with Owen
Michael Bortoluzzi 25/Jun/16 2nd O/S
with Maz (WCC)
ADJ85 08/Jun/16 2nd
with Tim
Lizard Ollie 05/Jun/16 Solo O/S
George Budd 05/Jun/16 Lead O/S

barely needed to place gear, only slight issue was mantling the pulpit. would solo next time

with Reubs
dripdry1 05/Jun/16 2nd O/S
Keefy 03/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Lead climb, and belay set up.

Hidden 02/Jun/16 Lead O/S
topcatsss 31/May/16 Lead G/U
Hidden 30/May/16 Lead
AMJ098 28/May/16 Lead O/S
with Bethany Westcott
stephen ashworth 24/Apr/16 Solo
with Alex cox
jacklut 19/Apr/16 2nd O/S
Mathew.AAG 19/Apr/16 Lead O/S
with Jack Gillett
Jonno30 16/Apr/16 Lead O/S

First climb of the day. Skipped the belay stance as it was freezing cold.

with Katrina Trew Rock Hoppers
bpw666 16/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Gregory Gibas 13/Apr/16 Lead dog

Finished via Paddy

S pav 88 13/Apr/16 2nd
with GregG
HairyBean 25/Mar/16 2nd
with Ed Watts, Pet Brown
Hidden 13/Mar/16 Lead
rbond55 ?/Mar/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 28/Feb/16 Lead
cclason 28/Feb/16 2nd O/S
climbhannahclimb 24/Feb/16 Lead rpt
with Tegan Consol
JoeCoxson 24/Feb/16 Solo O/S
Hidden 18/Feb/16 Solo
Tegan ??/2016 2nd
Sam O'Rourke 28/Dec/15 2nd O/S
elewis96 27/Dec/15 Lead O/S
G Weatherley 13/Dec/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Nov/15 Lead O/S
will_benfold 21/Nov/15 Lead O/S
label 21/Nov/15 2nd O/S
lcullum7 30/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 30/Sep/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/15 Lead
steven703 27/Sep/15 Solo
Hidden 26/Sep/15 Lead
mjackson 13/Sep/15 Solo
Graham Westbrook 13/Sep/15 Solo O/S
joe.wahab 11/Sep/15 Lead O/S

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

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

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

MusicalMountaineer 29/Jul/15 Lead O/S

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

SPAnnie 25/Jul/15 Lead
SPAddict 19/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 14/Jul/15 TR O/S
Natashaikerd ?/Jul/15 TR O/S
hornbywill ?/Jul/15 TR
chrisbartlett 23/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Rob McGurk 20/Jun/15 Solo O/S
myrddinmuse 20/Jun/15 Solo O/S
Danhan 15/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Fraser
dereke12000 06/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Rob
Hidden 06/Jun/15 TR rpt
spgibbs 06/Jun/15 Lead β
Hidden ?/Jun/15 Lead
J_joewhite 24/May/15 Solo
pete9071 19/Apr/15 Lead β
Hidden 19/Apr/15 Lead
NathanTurnock29 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Ned
bedmaster_3000 16/Apr/15 Lead O/S

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

Hidden 16/Apr/15 2nd O/S
Jamo Walker 15/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Ashley Doogan
Andy Moles 10/Apr/15 Solo O/S
with James Oswald
Chris Homewood (Swindon MC) 06/Apr/15 2nd
with Ed Watts, Petrina Brown
hannahbannana 06/Apr/15 Lead
Skip 05/Apr/15 2nd rpt
Fatclimber 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Skip
Digga ?/Apr/15 Solo O/S
vinnielitchfield ?/Apr/15 2nd
Kemics 25/Mar/15 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
Hidden 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
iantoday 27/May/14 Lead rpt

easy trad route for Livvi

Hidden 26/May/14 Lead
alisonlea75 26/May/14 2nd
with Stu
Neil Gay 21/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 14/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
SteveHi 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
Alex Wieczorek 13/Mar/14 TR O/S
patrickhoey32 22/Feb/14 2nd
Hidden 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Jan/14 2nd
PaulRickard ??/2014 -
with John Smith
steve1234 ??/2014 Solo O/S
Hidden 26/Dec/13 Lead O/S
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
cbonner 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
Hidden 01/Jan/13 Lead O/S
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
Mark Davies PK 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
RM199 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 -
iantoday 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
with Han Clay, Catherine Clay, Paul Matthews, Livvi West
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
Bob M 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
Hidden ?/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 20/Apr/08 Lead
Hidden ??/2003 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/96 Solo
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