Rockfax Description
A good outing that takes in some intimidating territory. Start at a rightward slanting flake-crack in the wall right of Finale Groove. High in the grade.
1) 4b, 18m. Climb the juggy crack and its continuation to the fault-line. Traverse right to a ledge and belay next to a boulder.
2) 5a, 20m. The second pitch of Sweet SA. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Start below the rightward-leading flake right of Finale groove.Flack and crack to belay on in faultline on right, (4b) Gray wall above past a peg finish up groove.(5a)

D Boone, M Talbot,D Hablum, PGrainger 10/Apr/1966

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UserDateStyleNotes & Partners
Tommy Harris 2 Jun AltLd O/S P2.. nice warm up route..
P2.. nice warm up route..
Andre Clarke 2 Jun AltLd O/S Tommy did 5a
Tommy did 5a
Hidden 31 May AltLd O/S
ssutton 26 May AltLd O/S Led P2, a bit wet but good climbing
Led P2, a bit wet but good climbing
martin one 26 May AltLd rpt
with ssutton
with ssutton
Tom Draude 18 May 2nd
chris cockbain 18 May Lead O/S
Martin Bagshaw 12 Apr AltLd O/S
with Tom Hudson
with Tom Hudson
eel 27 Feb AltLd O/S
elfka 27 Feb AltLd rpt Led 1st pitch
with Eve Lancashire
Led 1st pitch
with Eve Lancashire
simibrown 29 Oct, 2018 AltLd
with andre
with andre
elfka 17 Sep, 2018 AltLd O/S Led 1st pitch
with Owen James
Led 1st pitch
with Owen James
takaczapka 3 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S
with JerDon
with JerDon
Hidden 3 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S
professorcobra 22 Jul, 2018 AltLd
alexbooker87 22 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S
john1 22 Jul, 2018 AltLd rpt Nick first me second still is a great top pitch
with nick
Nick first me second still is a great top pitch
with nick
Toni Climber 21 Jul, 2018 AltLd Led first pitch this time
with DannyKrall, Will
Led first pitch this time
with DannyKrall, Will
Pero 13 Jun, 2018 AltLd Led pitch 2.
Led pitch 2.
Bryan M 13 Jun, 2018 AltLd Pitch 1
with Pero
Pitch 1
with Pero
cmj 9 Jun, 2018 AltLd
with Matt Smith
with Matt Smith
Matt Smith 9 Jun, 2018 AltLd O/S P2. Great route, nice mix of climbing styles. Didn't find top pitch too hard or bold.
with Chris Jones
P2. Great route, nice mix of climbing styles. Didn't find top pitch too hard or bold.
with Chris Jones
Hidden 8 May, 2018 2nd rpt
Yaz Abbas 22 Apr, 2018 AltLd O/S Lead first pitch
with Toni Climber
Lead first pitch
with Toni Climber
Toni Climber 21 Apr, 2018 AltLd Led second pitch
with Yaz
Led second pitch
with Yaz
afterthesend 21 Apr, 2018 AltLd O/S
Will Beaumont 21 Apr, 2018 AltLd O/S
with Tom dale
with Tom dale
Flavio 13 Oct, 2017 2nd
JendeHoxar 13 Oct, 2017 Lead O/S
with Flavio
with Flavio
Hidden 15 Jul, 2017 AltLd
Guy Arnold 15 Jul, 2017 AltLd
catrin289 14 May, 2017 AltLd O/S
with Martin
with Martin
andycash 15 Apr, 2017 AltLd O/S
with Rob Butcher
with Rob Butcher
dave o 22 Oct, 2016 AltLd
with Mark Littlewood
with Mark Littlewood
EeFu 9 Oct, 2016 Lead dog Rest on P2, half way up the groove
with Kirill
Rest on P2, half way up the groove
with Kirill
Kirill 9 Oct, 2016 2nd
with EeFu
with EeFu
cem 9 Oct, 2016 AltLd rpt Led p1.
with GrahamD
Led p1.
with GrahamD
Bruise Apprentice 8 Oct, 2016 AltLd O/S Led P2.
with rd20
Led P2.
with rd20
rd20 8 Oct, 2016 AltLd O/S RD P1. Had previously led P2 as Sweet SA
RD P1. Had previously led P2 as Sweet SA
Hidden 18 Jul, 2016 2nd
Geoffers 9 Jul, 2016 AltLd O/S
with Tim
with Tim
mikehenesy 28 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S HS in the old cc guide and the first pitch is. Second is a little sketchy however, hence the 28 pieces of shabby pro - kept matt occupied. Didn't recognise it as the same as Sweet SA?
with matt smith
HS in the old cc guide and the first pitch is. Second is a little sketchy however, hence the 28 pieces of shabby pro - kept matt occupied. Didn't recognise it as the same as Sweet SA?
with matt smith
ms26g10 26 Jun, 2016 2nd O/S Good intro to Boulder Ruckle VS climbs, first pitch was fine, top of second pitch was doable but pumpy!
Good intro to Boulder Ruckle VS climbs, first pitch was fine, top of second pitch was doable but pumpy!
mark4344 13 May, 2016 2nd
with cheeky
with cheeky
cheeky 13 May, 2016 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12 Mar, 2016 Lead O/S
Dohnny_Jawes 12 Mar, 2016 2nd O/S
Monkey_Alan 31 Oct, 2015 AltLd rpt Led P1.
Led P1.
Julian Prieto 31 Oct, 2015 AltLd O/S Led P2
Led P2
Pero 20 Sep, 2015 AltLd Led pitch 1.
Led pitch 1.
cem 20 Sep, 2015 AltLd O/S Led p2.
with Pero
Led p2.
with Pero
Bob M 21 Jun, 2015 AltLd Led pitch 2. First visit to the Ruckle this year, and it showed. Crux seemed harder than I remembered...
Led pitch 2. First visit to the Ruckle this year, and it showed. Crux seemed harder than I remembered...
Hidden 21 Jun, 2015 AltLd rpt
Norman_P_W 21 Jun, 2015 AltLd
with Bob M
with Bob M
jungle 14 Jun, 2015 Lead dog
MontyH 23 May, 2015 AltLd
with Brian and Paul
with Brian and Paul
tobydunford 16 May, 2015 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
with Kirsty Kerr
tcn_2002 12 Apr, 2015 Lead
Dave Mahon 25 Oct, 2014 AltLd Led P2 which is a lovely pitch.
with Justin Sharpe
Led P2 which is a lovely pitch.
with Justin Sharpe
Bob M 21 Sep, 2014 AltLd
with Stewart Walker
with Stewart Walker
john1 9 Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S
with nick
with nick
csd23 3 Aug, 2014 2nd
with Tim Miller
with Tim Miller
mattprince 26 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S Led 1st pitch VS 4b
Led 1st pitch VS 4b
joedoherty 26 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S
Hidden 16 May, 2014 Lead rpt
CurlyStevo 15 Mar, 2014 AltLd nice route, would like to lead pitch 2, not too bold.
with Mick Ward
nice route, would like to lead pitch 2, not too bold.
with Mick Ward
Hidden 9 Dec, 2013 AltLd rpt
Hidden 30 Nov, 2013 Lead rpt
mike.moss 17 Nov, 2013 AltLd O/S
with Kirill
with Kirill
Kirill 17 Nov, 2013 AltLd O/S Led P2.
Led P2.
matt.jj 4 Aug, 2013 AltLd O/S An awesome route - truly enjoyable at every stage. Tough if VS is your limit, but a fun route if not.
An awesome route - truly enjoyable at every stage. Tough if VS is your limit, but a fun route if not.
Dave Mahon 4 Aug, 2013 AltLd O/S Enjoyable, great climbing on both pitches. More pleasant than the Heidelberg Creature
with matt.jj
Enjoyable, great climbing on both pitches. More pleasant than the Heidelberg Creature
with matt.jj
Luxulyan 29 Jun, 2013 AltLd O/S Beware the nesting seagulls!
Beware the nesting seagulls!
Sophie Nunn 29 Jun, 2013 AltLd O/S
Hidden 8 Jun, 2013 Lead
Graham Westbrook 16 May, 2013 AltLd
Hidden 20 Apr, 2013 AltLd
Lawrence Dudley 20 Apr, 2013 AltLd O/S
Monkey_Alan 20 Apr, 2013 AltLd rpt Led P1.
Led P1.
Monkey_Alan 16 Sep, 2012 Lead rpt
with Anne-Marie Shepherd
with Anne-Marie Shepherd
w-watson 1 Jun, 2012 AltLd
Hidden ?Jun, 2012 AltLd O/S
Ed Babs 26 May, 2012 AltLd O/S P1. Doh. We climbed the crack between finale groove and b line and moved right at the roof. Harder than vs.
P1. Doh. We climbed the crack between finale groove and b line and moved right at the roof. Harder than vs.
clipskipper 26 May, 2012 AltLd
with Ed Babs
with Ed Babs
AlexD 25 May, 2012 AltLd O/S
Marti999 25 May, 2012 AltLd O/S
with AlexD
with AlexD
The Biochemist 1 May, 2012 Lead O/S Lead First pitch
Lead First pitch
pigeonslipper 7 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S first pitch
first pitch
metal arms 7 Apr, 2012 AltLd O/S 2nd Pitch
2nd Pitch
Joemanglerocks 1 Apr, 2012 AltLd Lead P1
Lead P1
TimKnight 1 Apr, 2012 AltLd O/S Led P2... peg, what peg?! Traversed left from the belay but apparently not far enough before moving back right, delicate and sparse moves on a face led to a great corner.
Led P2... peg, what peg?! Traversed left from the belay but apparently not far enough before moving back right, delicate and sparse moves on a face led to a great corner.
pezzerrr 23 Apr, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 Apr, 2011 AltLd rpt
ben.richards 26 Mar, 2011 AltLd O/S This is a great route, can't believe its not in the Rockfax Dorset guide. Definitely worth a visit!
with LucaC
This is a great route, can't believe its not in the Rockfax Dorset guide. Definitely worth a visit!
with LucaC
LucaC 26 Mar, 2011 AltLd O/S Pitch 2
Pitch 2
jezb1 1 Aug, 2010 Lead O/S Ld p2. P1 straight forward and enjoyable on big holds,awesome top pitch though. Not a massive amount of gear on P2, but solid placements when needed. Top pitch nice and delicate above the peg.
Ld p2. P1 straight forward and enjoyable on big holds,awesome top pitch though. Not a massive amount of gear on P2, but solid placements when needed. Top pitch nice and delicate above the peg.
RobRock84 10 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
with Steve Quinton, Robin neath
with Steve Quinton, Robin neath
brian watson 10 Jul, 2010 2nd
MontyH 10 Jul, 2010 2nd
with Brian
with Brian
Ybot Htulk ?Jul, 2010 AltLd First pitch only. Parner finished up second pitch of sweet SA
with Jez
First pitch only. Parner finished up second pitch of sweet SA
with Jez
Hidden 20 Jun, 2010 AltLd O/S
Monkey_Alan 20 Jun, 2010 AltLd rpt Led P1.
Led P1.
eroica64 22 May, 2010 TR Rested on rope. First pitch is a glorious doddle to a hospitable belay ledge. The upper pitch is terrific, getting thinner and thinner with worrying runners in apparently fixed flaky cracks on the right in it's lower section. Finished up right of groove up slight aerate.
with Rehan
Rested on rope. First pitch is a glorious doddle to a hospitable belay ledge. The upper pitch is terrific, getting thinner and thinner with worrying runners in apparently fixed flaky cracks on the right in it's lower section. Finished up right of groove up slight aerate.
with Rehan
Bob M 22 May, 2010 AltLd Two excellent pitches. I led top pitch - very good value for VS! The first pitch of B Line looked much more pleasant than the alternative start up Sweet SA.
with Stewart Walker
Two excellent pitches. I led top pitch - very good value for VS! The first pitch of B Line looked much more pleasant than the alternative start up Sweet SA.
with Stewart Walker
Monkey_Alan 6 Mar, 2010 AltLd rpt Led 2nd pitch.
Led 2nd pitch.
uncontrollable 6 Mar, 2010 AltLd O/S Lead pitch 1, climbed in big boots and belay parka as the promised sunshine hadn't materialized and I was freezing
Lead pitch 1, climbed in big boots and belay parka as the promised sunshine hadn't materialized and I was freezing
Monkey_Alan 9 Aug, 2009 2nd
with John Wilds, emma horsey, Max Streeton
with John Wilds, emma horsey, Max Streeton
Max Streeton 9 Aug, 2009 Lead
Hidden 9 Aug, 2009 Lead
scott titt ??, 2009 -
MontyH 12 Sep, 2007 Lead rpt lead both pitches, good route contrasting pitches.
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
lead both pitches, good route contrasting pitches.
with Pete Frost and Paul Milton
MontyH 29 Apr, 2007 AltLd O/S led the bottom pitch, nice route with clean rock.
with Brian
led the bottom pitch, nice route with clean rock.
with Brian
brian watson ??, 2006 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove ?Mar, 1992 AltLd
with Pete Finklaire, Dave Musgrove Jnr
with Pete Finklaire, Dave Musgrove Jnr
Nigel Coe ??, 1980 - Approx date
Approx date
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