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Pule Hill Rocks

West Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Climbs 143 – Rocktype Gritstone – Altitude ? – Faces NW

Crag features
An unusually high concentration of good VS routes for the Lancashire guidebook area

Access notes
National Trust - no problems

Weather forecast

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0.2mm rain
Sunny periods
16 °C
13 kph

0.7mm rain
Cloudy
15 °C
13 kph

1.3mm rain
Cloudy
17 °C
8 kph

0.2mm rain
Sunny periods
17 °C
12 kph

0.2mm rain
Sunny periods
19 °C
13 kph
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Guidebooks
Over the Moors (2012), On Peak Rock (2003), Lancashire Rock (1999),
Out of print: Huddersfield Area (2002)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 THE SENTINEL  
2ForerunnerHS 4b 12
3The PeelerS 4b 64
4Overlapping WallE1 6b *3
5No TraverseVS 4c *62
6Tony's TraverseHS 4b 26
7No ExitVS 4c *26
8Traverse NotVS 4c *48
9Slopersf6A *1
10The Goat TamerHVS 5a 1
11Bed EndHVD *103
12Pule IndulgenceE1 5b  
13Sentinel WallS 4a 18
14Sentinel ChimneyM 18
 THE QUARRY - NORTHERN SECTION  
16SchmarrenVS 4c 10
17StaubVS 4c 11
18Skull ClimbVD *83
19Skull Climb Right-handS 4a 52
20The IliadHVS 5a 10
21RetreatM 31
22MidasVS 4c 9
23Midas DiectHVS 5a *9
24Lethal LemonE2 5b 3
25Geoff's GrooveD 29
26The Great ScoopVS 5a **79
27GodspellE2 5b **15
28Sandy HoleE1 5b *18
29Annual RouteHS 4b 49
30The BulgerVS 5b *13
31DedferHS 4b 20
32Blood FingerHVS 5c 2
33Stray TupE3 6a *1
34So SewVD 16
35SewVD 20
36Wall and FlakeVS 5a 7
37Ewe BendE1 5c *4
 THE QUARRY - LEPROSY WALL  
39TutVS 5a *2
40Return of the Silver FoxE4 6b * 
41KriltHVS 5a *8
42AquariusVS 4c 4
43Playing The ChordsE2 6a *2
44Mega FactorHVS 5a *31
45ApolloVS 5a 25
46VenusVS 4c 22
47Space WalkVS 5a 16
48WellingtonVS 4c 19
49SinbadVS 5a 10
50Masters of MyopiaHVS 5a 3
51Midsummer ScoopE4 6a  
52Travelling Without MovingE2 5c *2
53The ThiefE3 6a  
54AppendixHVS 5a 2
55SandmanVS 4b 14
56Bey Reyt WallHVS 4c 6
57Boozer's WayHS 4b 16
58Blind PewE1 5c  
59Fusion ChimneyHVS 4c 6
 THE QUARRY - FIRST TRIPLE WALL  
61NecronomiconE3 5c ***10
62War of the RosesE4 6b *1
63Pretty BlatantE5 6b * 
64PrettyblatantE5 6b ***1
65OdysseyE4 6b *1
66Odyssey VariantE3 5c *2
67Delilah Variant StartE3 5c * 
68DelilahE1 5b **17
69Gold RushE2 6a **3
70SampsonE2 5c *7
 THE QUARRY - SECOND TRIPLE WALL  
72The RatcherHVS 5b *17
73The 8-Foot KidHVS 5b *10
 THE QUARRY - THIRD TRIPLE WALL  
75Brian's RouteHS 4b 5
76Mason's MaraudersVS 4b  
77Sandy CleftVD 4
78ZingS 1
79Green RidgeD 11
80Amazing RevelationHVS 5a 1
 Climb nameGradex
 WRINKLED RETAINER BUTTRESS  
82Beached WhaleHVS 5c 2
83Whale Meet AgainVD 4c 7
84We are Butt MenVS 5a 1
 CRUDE CRACK AREA  
86Crude CrackD 36
87Tariff WallE1 5b 2
88The TokenHVS 5b 12
89GodsendVS 4b *20
90Dusky DoddleHVD 4a 29
91Dusky Doodle AreteD 2
 WRINKLED WALL AREA  
93AtlasHVD 68
94Whacker's WallD 104
95Friendly OverhangMVS 4b 2
96AmenVD **136
97Plum PopperE3 5c **3
98SobeitHVS 5a *21
99Wrinkled WallHS 4b *62
 FLYING BUTTRESS AREA  
101MinotaurHVS 5a *16
102Minotaur Direct StartHS 4b 3
103Flying Buttress variation finishS 4a 3
104Flying ButtressS 4a **224
105Flying AreteVS 4c 34
106Pilot CrackS 4a 41
107Zoot AlluresE3 5b 1
108Overnight SensationE2 5c *1
109Freak OutE1 5b 1
110One Size Fits AllHS 4b  
 WINDY WALL AREA  
112Hangover EdgeHS 4b **35
113Windy WallS 4a **48
114The SwingerS 25
115CelticHVS 5a 14
116Kletterschuhe CapersS 4a *70
117Kletterschuhe Capers DirectHVS 5a 1
118Coffin CornerVD *77
119Route 0.5S 4a 3
120Route 1HVS 4c *17
121Route 2VS 4c 20
122Blind ButtressS 4a 30
 THE TOMB  
124Furly 'ardS 4a 69
125Overhanging AreteS 4a **87
126Left RouteHS 4b 19
127Right WallS 4b 22
 THE APSE  
129Strictly CommercialE3 6b *2
130Apse Arete IndirectVS 4c 28
131Apse AreteS 4a 12
132Brigit PerhapsHS 4b  
133Apse CrackS 4a 19
134Apse WallVD 19
 STONE AGE BUTTRESS  
136EelVD 12
137Routegrabber's DelightHVS 6a  
138SHMS 4a *24
139Arete GrabberVS 5b 2
140Has BeenVD 71
141Lumpy PorridgeHVS 5a 7
142Ladder GullyM 19
143Ladder RidgeD 60
144DeceitHVD 32
 SCOOP WALL  
146FlackE1 5b *19
147Scoop WallVS 4c **52
148Cloister WallS 4b 24
149EclipsedHVS 5b 1
150SuspensionS 4c *21
151EclipseVS 4b *5
152Cracked RidgeS 4a 21
 SQUARE BUTTRESS  
154Squaring the CircleE1 5c 9
155BungE1 6a *14
156Bung Sit Startf7A *1
157Square ButtressVS 4c **67
158Last RidgeM 18
159The Last FlingS 4c 11
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Excellent location, catches the sun in afternoon and evening. Good rock with very little signs of polish, easy access from A62. As others have mentioned it's windy, even on hot days. Also must hold the record for most sheep droppings per square foot. Some of the routes may be a bit undergraded,(more so than Almscliff), so watch out.
Ridge - 24/Jul/06

Crackin' crag, easy access, good grit both natural and quarried. Excellent evening crag, quick run up the hill and away you go. Nice soloing, good landings !!! Windy but thats good because when surrounding crags are wet Pule Hill tends to be dry..Lots of star'd routes, evenings craggin', nice views, few pints at Carriage House pub afterwards, a good gritstone evening!!
Phil Davies - 15/Feb/05

Why is this in the Lancs guide? its in Yorkshire! Its a bleak old place & cold!
Simon - 01/Jan/05

Windy! Very, very Windy!
chris tan - 09/Jan/04

Now if I weasn't an adopted Geordie I'd be offended. Pule Hill is Yorkshire Territory, Huddersfield to be exact (born and bred there). Some good climbing if you're not looking for anything too extreme. Protection on most routes is good (try left and right unconquerables and Scott's wall). Get's a bit windy on top so take a fleece. Access is excellent, park at bottom of crag, 10 min walk on footpath to faces (steep hill, good for scrambling up too). Usually a few climbers there, not many groups, nice and isolated. Watch out for dead sheep in the belay areas! Oh and its windy on the top!
Mark Laverick - 09/Jan/04