The Soup Bowl

(8 routes)

To the right of Chopsticks Cliff is a free standing buttress with an obvious chimney. The first two routes are on the wall L of the chimney, and are best gained by abseiling into the groove with trees.

Type: 
Wall
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Punch Line 20
0
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The LH crack with overhanging start.
Alan Hill & Richard Kimberley 2002
Alisdair’s Route 20
0
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The crack to the R, with same start.
Alisdair Stevens & Grant Piper with rests 2001
Chimney Sweep 19
0
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The left-facing offwidth to the R, and chimney continuation
Richard Kimberley & Peter Grisham 2003
Bloodstone Crack 20
2.01
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The corner crack with undercut base. Move L under roof and up flake to finish.
Alan Hill, Damian Cotton & Fazer Munro 1 POA 2000
Tacking Duel 22 ,14
0
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Up the bottomless flare (crux), then LW to Bloodstone Crack. Up to ledge below roof, over this, then up and RW. Step down to tree belay.
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1220mYes
 

Up the bottomless flare (crux), then LW to Bloodstone Crack. Up to ledge below roof, over this, then up and RW. Step down to tree belay.

2140mYes
 

Move up under roofline, traverse to RH end of this, then up groove to top.

Alan Hill & John Veronese (alts) 2003
The Minister Of Information 18
0
wire representing trad
10m R just beyond vegetated gully is an overhanging prow. Climb the groove to the prow, move R arounfd this, then make a committing move onto the prow with marginal pro.
Alan Hill and Gavin Moy 2003
Nice Initiation Corner 12
0
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Just R and slightly higher is a short wall with R-facing corner on the L.
Gavin Moy & Alan Hill 2003
Daisy Cutter 15
0
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3m R, up short wall and crack continuation.
Peter Taylor, Yvonne Cook and Alan Hill 2003
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