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30m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A worthwhile and enjoyable climb that is in the main well protected and on good holds. Start on the right-hand side of the big undercut buttress.
1) 4b, 15m. Climb the corner on the right and traverse left to gain the front of the buttress. Two cracks lead to the fault-line and a good ledge (large nut belay).
2) 4a, 15m. Climb up for 5m then move right to climb a corner to finish. The final half of this pitch is on less than perfect rock. © Rockfax

FA. I.Howell, A.Hartley, A.Rowe 16/Jun/1964.

Ticklists

WMC Boulder Ruckle Top20, Orange Spot Swanage, Boulder Ruckle top six achievable climbs - Single days worth?

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Fidget 12 Sep, 2005 Show βeta
βeta: This was my first route at the Ruckle and I really enjoyed it. I led the first pitch, and was emitting some strange noises when I got cramp bridging the first move! The move off the belay was fairly tough too, we went slightly left onto the face (same as SLW?), not sure if that's correct.
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βeta: This was my first route at the Ruckle and I really enjoyed it. I led the first pitch, and was emitting some strange noises when I got cramp bridging the first move! The move off the belay was fairly tough too, we went slightly left onto the face (same as SLW?), not sure if that's correct.
Ewan 7 Oct, 2002 Show βeta
βeta: Not a bad route. The climbing is technically easy and well protected. The second pitch was very loose and dusty....almost worth a little bag symbol...?
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βeta: Not a bad route. The climbing is technically easy and well protected. The second pitch was very loose and dusty....almost worth a little bag symbol...?

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