/ Lightning Wall, Boulder Ruckle. Possible alternative finish
Andy led the top pitch, enabling me to retrieve my gear, and, not knowing it quite as well as me, he strayed to a line left of the proper finish. I have to say that this is a somewhat better finish. Nicer and more varied climbing, slightly more difficult up a striking corner crack line. It doesn't appear to be in any past guidebooks. The Dorset Rockfax photos indicate it very clearly, but no route is marked and I can't find it in any other guides. So, to cut a long story short, anybody done it and claimed it as theirs before we register it as a new alternative finish? I have done all the other climbs in that immediate vicinity before and I don't remember ever having done it before, but then old age is addling my memory!
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