The Great Scoop

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The (second) most impressive rock feature at Pule Hill is the huge scooped face with a large roof above known as The Scoop. There are several worthwhile climbs here though they don't see much activity.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Retreat
8m. Trend right to the groove and exit left from it. No belay.
 
Loose
M
2
Midas
8m. Follow the edge of the slab to a slanting groove. Climb up this and the short but exposed arete.
 VS
3
Midas Direct
8m. Follow the previous route but head up into the scoop above with some trepidation. Finish direct.
 HVS
4
Lethal Lemon
8m. The blunt rib is bold and delicate.
 
Fluttery
E1
5
Geoff's Groove
8m. Pull into the deep groove and follow it. Exit with care.
 
Loose
Diff
6
The Great Scoop
18m. Well worth calling in for if you are passing this way. Traverse the slab to its apex and make an awkward move to access...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Reachy
VS
7
Godspell
16m. Climb direct to join The Great Scoop at its awkward move. Move left then pull up to the roof and make dramatic moves left...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E2
8
Sandy Hole
10m. Short but witheringly steep climbing up the cracks past the hole and a big jammed block. Finish up the next route.
1 user comment
 
Pumpy
HVS
9
Annual Route
10m. Climb into the groove which gives steep moves to a ledge. Move awkwardly out left past the bulges to an easier finish.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS
10
The Bulger
10m. Technical moves on great rock lead to the ledges. Move right around the arete to a finish up a groove.
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS
11
Dedfer
10m. Gain the groove of The Bulger directly, or via the pleasant left arete.
 HS
  • Latest Comments

    For PULE HILL

    Delilah
    "A classic of its kind, requiring interesting offwidth technique. If you're big ..." 01/Nov

    No Traverse
    "Fab, it may be short, it may be a one move wonder, but it's fab." 18/Aug

    Overhanging Arete
    "A bit on the bold side but nice." 04/Jul

    Kletterschuhe
    "I reckon you go to the right just before the block." 21/May

    Overhanging Arete
    "Either I missed something or there's not a lot of protection on this one! The ..." 12/May

    Sandy Hole
    "thought this route finnished up the blocks above the little cave....this is the ..." 23/Nov

    The Great Scoop
    "One of the best routes at Pule Hill" 01/Nov

    Square Buttress
    "Hi Colin, Remember this is Rockfax we are talking about, they cannot even get..." 24/Oct

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