40m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A fine sustained route that begins just left of the huge groove.
1) 5a, 20m. Gain a small ledge (poor peg). Pass a bulge and follow a crack-line to a small, scary stance, 3m above the fault-line.
2) 5a, 20m. Traverse left under roofs and pull over, as for Prayers for Rain, at a good block. Skirt the roofs above and right, then move back left to a short corner. Swing right then pass some final roofs by another hand traverse rightwards to easier ground. Stake on the upper slope. © Rockfax

FA. Tim Dunsby, R.Lovett 06/Jun/1984

Sophie Nunn 25/May AltLd O/S
with Brian
brian watson 25/May AltLd
ian bryant ??/2015 -
Martin Haworth 25/May/14 Lead O/S

Very ggod route, did it as a single pitch. Pull through the roof felt like 5b.

with Andy
Andrew Sloan 25/May/14 2nd O/S

First time outside for a few weeks so felt very hard for the grade, very steep and I thought crux was hard 5b/5c.

Hidden 07/Jun/13 Lead
ianto ??/2013 -
Ceridwen 31/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with Andy Mosienko
mikeyjbs 22/May/11 Lead O/S

Ran both pitches together which made for hellish rope drag at the top. Also think I may have gone off route before the break - I went left round the bulge to the break and not right as shown in the topo. Bit run-out but made for a straighter line.

with Charles Green, Kris Mazurek
clipskipper 17/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Good solid gear throughout. Need long extenders to avoid too much rope drag, and a radio to speak to your second would be a good idea!

with Davey Boy
Ed Babs 04/Jul/10 Lead O/S

in 1 (lots of extenders needed)

with Trevor
trev_f 04/Jul/10 2nd O/S
with Ed
Bern 25/Apr/09 2nd O/S
with Andy Mos
tonanf ?/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with PSue
timharrison 05/May/07 Lead rpt
Rob Pitt ??/2007 Lead
dan gibson 05/Nov/06 AltLd O/S
with eddie church
timharrison 09/Sep/06 AltLd dog

I was being a wimp, Trevor needed to rest to get a nut out. Should have been an onsight!!

trevor macalonan 09/Sep/06 AltLd dog
with Tim
feilx ??/2005 -
Marti999 ??/2000 AltLd
WB 14/Mar/99 AltLd O/S
with Guy
GuyM ??/1998 -
with john
Nigel Coe 08/Jul/84 AltLd
with Tim Dunsby
Russell Lovett 06/Jun/84 2nd O/S

I,d only been climbing about 1 year when Tim dragged me into The Ruckle on this first ascent. Was scared to death all the way up, to be fare to Tim (Nigel Coe and Pete Oxley) if it was,nt for there friendship and help i dont think i would have had such a good climbing apprentership. Thanks to you all.

with Tim Dunsby
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