Lightning Wall Area - Right

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Lots of sun!
15 mins
Up and Down
Abseil
Tidal

The right-hand section of the area is a fine section of cliff that is tidal towards its eastern end. Guidebook page 392.

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1
The Adventures of Portland Bill
An unusual low-level traverse that provides a long and interesting tour of some of the very best rock and positions on this...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5b
2
Strongbow
Similar quality to Gypsy (page 291 ) with some nice steep climbing. Start at a right-facing corner. High in the grade.1)...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E1 5b
3
Vortices
A mix of the sustained and strenuous on a strong line makes this a route worth tracking down. Start right of a corner, below a...
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5c
4
The Mace
Bold and technical on both pitches. Recommended.1) 6b, 18m. Ascend past a triangular niche - thread - and move leftwards to...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E5 6b
5
Acapulco
More strenuous than bold but with a committing start. Start 3m left of where the flat ledges drop away.1) 6a, 18m. Climb...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
E4 6a
6
The Planet
A great trip - very exposed and a touch run-out on the second pitch. The first pitch has suffered a rockfall but has been...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
E3 5c
7
White Dwarf
Variation to The Planet pitch 2. Climb the centre of the fine wall above the middle section of The Planet traverse.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5c
8
Ximenes
A classic crack-line which is sustained, athletic and protectable all the way. Start 10m right of the big corner below the...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
E2 5c
9
Gimcrack
One of the more amenable, but difficult-to-access climbs on this section of the Boulder Ruckle. Start at a low-angled section...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
VS 4b
  • Latest Comments

    For BOULDER RUCKLE

    Jo
    "I've only just started getting into Swanage HVS and thought that this was a fant..." 25/May top50

    Old Faithful
    "Lovely route, and very steep - my second dropped a karabiner from the very last ..." 18/Aug top50

    Finale Groove
    "Just as good as I remember" 25/Jul top50

    The Grim Reaper
    "Had an epic on P2 after Mark led P1 to the rightly described scary stance. After..." 11/Jun

    Jericho Groove
    "Good little route well worth doing" 28/Oct

    Sun King
    "Good technical climbing but nothing really hard, just quite balancey. Fairly bo..." 19/Sep

    Mother Africa
    "quite a committing series of moves to get on the ledge, gain the crack and then ..." 17/Jul top50

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