Rockfax Description
An adventurous and well-positioned climb in a serious setting. Start from the boulders on the right-hand side of the bay.
1) -, 8m. From a small ledge at 1m, climb a crack to the roof at the fault-line, move right to a belay on a ledge.
2) -, 17m. Traverse along the fault-line and climb the right-trending crack and flake to the top. Continuing along the fault-line to Subluminal is The Nutcracker Traverse, S 4a. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
The easiest route in the Ruckle! Start as for War and traverse the fault line rightwards to a flake crack. Climb this, steeply at first, to a sound finish.

Ticklists: WMC Boulder Ruckle Top20, Swanage Green Spots.

Ed Hastings 23/Sep Lead O/S
with James Diggle
Ed Hastings 23/Sep Lead O/S
with James Diggle
Superpump ?/Jun 2nd O/S
with micky
fharnish13 21/May AltLd O/S
with Luke G, Zoe!
Kevster 09/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden 05/Jan Lead
Bob M 05/Jan 2nd
Hidden ??/2017 -
SuePearson ??/2017 2nd
with darling Dave
Hidden ??/2017 Lead
Hidden 07/Sep/16 2nd
tobydunford 31/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
Keiran.A 31/Jul/16 AltLd
with John Harlow
jharlow 31/Jul/16 AltLd O/S
Bob M 25/May/16 AltLd
with Harry Cripps
Hidden 25/Mar/16 2nd rpt
Ian MK 31/Aug/14 2nd
with Anna
Anna Maykova 31/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
brian watson 03/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Bob M 03/Aug/14 2nd
Hidden 14/May/14 AltLd O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/14 Lead rpt
McPhail92 31/Mar/14 2nd O/S

Good hand holds on traverse but poor feet. Comfortable climb once vertical.

Hidden 04/Nov/13 Solo rpt
Hidden 28/Jul/13 2nd O/S
joshchalke 28/Jul/13 AltLd
Hidden 14/Jun/13 AltLd rpt
Hidden 01/Jun/13 AltLd
Nexonen 25/May/13 AltLd O/S
with Phil, Jake
Hidden 12/Feb/13 2nd rpt
Hidden 30/Sep/12 2nd
MDR61 29/Sep/12 2nd rpt

Nice one spider !

Max Streeton 29/Sep/12 AltLd
ciderspider 29/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Must do a better job next time, first time on the ruckle. lovely climb on a perfect day....

Monkey_Alan 29/Sep/12 AltLd O/S

Led P2.

klo1981 15/Jul/12 TR O/S
with Iain
Hidden ?/Jun/12 Lead O/S
homing-penguin ?/Jun/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 31/May/12 AltLd O/S
Graham Westbrook 22/May/12 2nd
wi11 22/May/12 Lead O/S
Ceridwen 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S

Done this as we'd abbed in to do a HVS without a guidebook and a rough description. This was the easiest escape. Bold at the bottom and loose at the top. despite this still a reasonable route.

with Phil
Sophie Nunn 15/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Alex
AlexD 15/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Sophie
Hidden 07/Apr/12 2nd O/S
MDR61 06/Apr/12 AltLd O/S

What a gem of a climb

with LukeyG
LukeyG 11/Mar/12 Lead
djking1983 06/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with Alex Porter
el_monty 13/Jan/12 Lead O/S
with marti
Marti999 13/Jan/12 2nd O/S
Ian JL ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Bob M 30/Jun/02 Lead
with Julian Taylor
Hidden 13/Oct/85 -
Nigel Coe 13/Oct/85 -
Nigel Coe 10/Oct/82 -
with Tim Dunsby
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