Climbs 148
Rocktype Gritstone

Faces NW

Eyeing up the crux © Nicholas Livesey

Crag features

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

Approach notes

National Trust - no problems


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
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 The Sentinel 
HS 4b 16
3The PeelerS 4b *79
4Overlapping WallE1 6a 4
5No TraverseVS 4c *79
6Tony's TraverseHS 4b 33
7No ExitVS 4c *36
8Traverse NotVS 5a *62
9Slopersf6A *3
10The Goat TamerHVS 5a 3
11Bed EndHVD **121
12Pule IndulgenceE1 5b 1
13Sentinel WallHS 4b 21
14Sentinel ChimneyM 24
 The Quarry - Northern Section 
16SchmarrenVS 4c 14
17StaubHVS 4c 15
18Skull ClimbVD *108
19Skull Climb Right-handS 4a 66
20The IliadVS 5a 14
21RetreatM 36
22MidasVS 4c 12
23Midas DiectHVS 5a 11
24Lethal LemonE1 5a 5
25Geoff's GrooveD 34
26The Great ScoopVS 5a **111
27GodspellE2 5b **27
28Sandy HoleHVS 5b 25
29Annual RouteHS 4b *59
30The BulgerVS 5b *19
31DedferHS 4c 29
32Blood Finger
HVS 5c 3
33Stray TupE3 6a *1
34So Sew
VD 20
VD 25
36Wall and Flake
VS 5a 9
37Ewe Bend
E1 5c *6
 The Quarry - Leprosy Wall 
VS 5a *3
40Return of the Silver Fox
E4 6b * 
HVS 5a *13
VS 4c 8
43Playing The ChordsE2 6a *3
44Mega Factor
HVS 5a *54
VS 5a 36
46VenusVS 4c 31
47Space Walk
VS 5a 23
VS 4c 26
VS 5a 18
50Masters of MyopiaHVS 5a 5
51Midsummer Scoop
E4 6a  
52Travelling Without Moving
E2 5c *4
53The Thief
E3 6a  
HVS 5a 5
VS 4b 23
56Bey Reyt Wall
HVS 4c 9
57Boozer's Way
HS 4b 20
58Blind Pew
E1 5c  
59Fusion ChimneyHVS 4c 8
 The Quarry - First Triple Wall 
E3 5c ***14
62War of the RosesE4 6c **4
63Pretty Blatant
E5 6b * 
64PrettyblatantE5 6b ***1
E4 6b *1
66Odyssey VariantE3 5c *2
67Delilah Variant Start
E3 5c * 
68DelilahE1 5b **36
69Gold RushE2 6a *5
70SampsonHVS 5b *8
 The Quarry - Second Triple Wall 
72The RatcherVS 5a 20
73The Ratchf5+ 1
74The 8-Foot KidVS 5b 11
 The Quarry - Third Triple Wall 
76Brian's Route
HS 4b 5
77Mason's Marauders
VS 4b  
78Sandy Cleft
VD 4
79ZingS 1
80Green Ridge
D 11
81Amazing Revelation
HVS 5a 1
 Wrinkled Retainer Buttress 
83Beached WhaleHVS 5c 2
84Whale Meet AgainVD 4c 11
85We are Butt MenVS 5a 2
 Crude Crack Area 
87Crude CrackVD 40
88Tariff WallHVS 5b 2
89The TokenE1 5b 16
90GodsendHS 4b *26
91Dusky DoddleHVD 4a 35
92Dusky Doodle AreteD 5
 Wrinkled Wall Area 
94AtlasVD 79
95Whacker's WallD 123
96Friendly OverhangMVS 4b 4
97AmenVD **174
98Plum PopperE3 5c **4
99SobeitVS 4c *26
100Wrinkled WallHS 4c 74
 Flying Buttress Area 
102MinotaurHVS 5a 25
103Minotaur Direct StartHS 4b 3
104Flying Buttress variation finishS 4a 6
105Flying ButtressHS 4b **288
106Flying AreteHS 4b 46
107Pilot CrackS 4a *50
108Zoot Allures
E3 5b 1
109Overnight Sensation
E2 5c *1
110Freak Out
E1 5b 2
111One Size Fits All
HS 4b 2
 Windy Wall Area 
113Hangover EdgeHS 4c **42
114Windy WallHS 4b *63
115Methane WallHVS 5b 1
116The SwingerHS 4a 31
117CelticHVS 5a 16
118Kletterschuhe CapersS 4a **89
119Kletterschuhe Capers DirectHVS 5a 4
120Coffin CornerVD *96
121Route 0.5S 4a 4
122Route 1HVS 4c 23
123Route 2VS 4c 22
124Blind ButtressHS 4b 42
 The Tomb 
126Furly 'ardS 4a *81
127Overhanging AreteHVD 4a *106
128Left RouteHS 4b 25
129Right RouteHS 4b 26
 The Apse 
131Strictly Commercial
E3 6b *2
132Apse Arete IndirectS 4a *30
133Apse AreteS 4a 17
134Brigit Perhaps
HS 4b 1
135Apse CrackS 4b 23
136Apse WallHVD 4a 28
138EelVD 16
139Routegrabber's Delight
HVS 6a  
140SHMHVD *37
141Arete Grabber
VS 5b 2
142Has BeenVD 91
143Lumpy Porridge
HVS 5a 7
144Ladder GullyM 22
145Ladder RidgeVD 75
146DeceitD 39
148FlackE1 5b *24
149Scoop WallVS 5a **66
150Cloister WallS 4a *36
HVS 5b 2
152SuspensionHS 5a 28
VS 4b *8
154Cracked RidgeS 4a 32
 Square Buttress 
156Squaring the CircleHVS 5a 9
157BungHVS 5b *18
158Bung Sit Startf7A *1
159Square ButtressVS 5a *92
160Last Ridge
M 21
161The Last Fling
S 4c 12
162Deceit (Arete)S 4a 2
163Square Buttress CentralVS 4c 1
164Square Buttress Right ArĂȘteVS 4c 1
 Routes Added from Rockfax Book 

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