Dartmeet climb

  • Location: Dartmeet, Devon
  • Road name: B3357
  • Distance: 0.6 miles
  • Average gradient: 11%
  • Maximum gradient: 15%
  • Height gain: 125m
  • KOM time: 3.50 – 10.7mph
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Mainly climbs in Exmoor are noted for their length. Dartmeet is more of a traditional short, sharp shock. It is well engineered with a pretty steady gradient all the way up the hill. After crossing the East Dart river. You head east, with one gentle curve to the north then back east.

Dartmeet

Bottom of Dartmeet climb by Chris Sampson

Halfway up Dartmeet climb, there is a place called Coffin Stone. A place where coffin bearers would take rest whilst transporting coffins towards Widecombe-in-the-Moor for burial. So if you feel like death, whilst climbing Dartmeet you are in good company!

Dartmeet featured in stage 7 of the Tour of Britain in 2012.

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