67m, 3 pitches. A longer and better version of Sea Lion with a solid finish. Well protected. Access the Boulder Ruckle via the Marmolata Buttress abseil.
1) HVS 4b, 20m. Start as for Finale Groove. Climb the groove for 10m to a chockstone. Traverse right for 5m to meet the roof. Traverse under this stepping down 3m before the arête to belay on the arête.
2) HVS 4c, 17m. Climb the corner on the right for 2m and drop down right under the roof. Traverse right in a spectacular position for 10m and swing around the arête. Climb the easy corner to the main fault line.
3) HVS 4b, 30m. Traverse easily right along the fault for 10m to reach the next arête. Climb the finger crack above and finish up the solid left-facing corner above (as for The Heidelberg Creature). Exit on the right.

FA. David Coley, Stuart Fox 11/Jan/2014.


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