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Sorcerer*** E1 5b

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[leading Sorcerer
, 2 kb]Also called White Dust (or Powder) Opera. Climb the steep fingery wall left of the undercut inverted V groove, moving right to the obvious block above the groove. Continue rightwards until an excellent jamming crack leads to the wall above and the top.(http://www.leicesterclimbs.f9.co.uk/ForestrockR.htm)
Ken Vickers and Dave Draper, 1959 (aid). FFA Simon Pollard May 1978.

Photo: leading Sorcerer © Graeme Hammond
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 47 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

schristophersmith - TR dnf - 11/Jul/13 with Ian Redfern

Reds - TR dog - 11/Jul/13 with schristophersmith

Hidden - Solo rpt - 18/Jun/13

althesin - Lead dnf - 05/Jun/13 with Reds

althesin - TR dog - 05/Jun/13 with Reds

Failed again and on top rope too
Reds - Lead dnf - 05/Jun/13 with Althesin

This ascent is dedicated to the memory of the small slug that occupied the finger crack above the crux.
althesin - TR RP - 05/Jun/13 with Reds

Really nice route with a couple of hard moves!very pumpy if you start from cold!
jon_gill1 - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 26/May/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 24/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo rpt - 20/Apr/13

ejected - 2013

Hidden - Solo rpt - 14/Jun/12

nice
willsm11 - Lead O/S - 23/May/12 with Orrin

Failed again - I always imagine I can lead this when I look at it - couldn't even do it on top-ropeafter failing on lead
Reds - Lead dnf - 17/May/12 with Althesin, schristophersmith

schristophersmith - TR dnf - 17/May/12 with silas feaver, Ian Redfern

I'll be back
althesin - TR dnf - 17/May/12 with Reds, schristophersmith

Still a bit dynamic into the crack. Not very much control.
Daniel Heath - TR rpt - 10/Apr/12 with Vernon

Orrin Coley - Solo - Mar/12

Bouldered the start, will come to back to finish
mbradberry2008 - Solo dnf - 09/Oct/11 with Alex French

Hidden - Solo rpt - 08/Sep/11

lead the crack clean first time having always chickened out. Bombers finger jams. Loved it
Daniel Heath - Lead RP - 13/Jun/11

Hidden - Solo rpt - 11/Jun/11

stephen.W-S - Sent - 15/May/11

Nice evening climbing. Lovely moves and strong line. I just wish it would be longer!
masa-alpin - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/11 with Robin R

henry peter jenkins - Lead rpt - 23/Mar/11 with emilio bachini

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/May/10

Hidden - Solo rpt - 27/Apr/10

Gazleah - Lead - 21/Apr/10 with tom ireson

adam.butler.dsfc - TR dog - 17/Apr/10

sean0386 - TR - Apr/10

Daniel Heath - 2nd RP - 17/Mar/10

joe1979 - 2010

Dale Comley - Solo O/S - 2010

Led with some pre placed gear as Dave had just done it and I didnt want to second before leading. Awesome climb, possibly the best route in Leicestershire in my opinion. Gear is bomber if you have some nice small stuff and the climbing is pretty sustained until the last bit of gear then easier climing to the top. Really lovely moves and finger jams and seemingly rubbish smears that somehow work if you get it right.
tom.ireson - Lead β - 19/Mar/09 with David Proctor

belayed sam, but he took a lob once he got to the crack. Pulled the ropes and i lead it clean with the pre-placed pro. Pumpy moves. Very worthwhile
Jeronimo - Lead β - 01/Mar/09 with sam8oy

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Jan/09

A nice place to go of a summers evening :)
bella_d - 2009

Found it pretty hard! Good though
Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 24/Aug/08 with Niall

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 24/Aug/08

Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 24/Apr/08 with LSMC members

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/03

Roget - Lead O/S - 09/May/99 with jon

Jon Read - 1998

Hard.
andy_pemberton - Lead - 20/Jun/96 with Noel

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/88

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
ClimbMad, tobyk, Michael Hood

Voting
Total votes cast 19
hard E20 of 6
E20 of 6
easy E20 of 6
hard E10 of 6
E16 of 6
easy E10 of 6
hard HVS0 of 6
HVS0 of 6
easy HVS0 of 6
hard 5c0 of 6
5c0 of 6
easy 5c0 of 6
hard 5b1 of 6
5b5 of 6
easy 5b0 of 6
hard 5a0 of 6
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Style of ascent

Soloed13 of 47 (27.7%)
Lead18 of 47 (38.3%)
Followed2 of 47 (4.3%)
Toproped9 of 47 (19.1%)
Bouldered1 of 47 (2.1%)
Unknown4 of 47 (8.5%)

'Climbed'10 of 47 (21.3%)
clean O/S11 of 47 (23.4%)
clean β2 of 47 (4.3%)
clean rpt11 of 47 (23.4%)
clean RP3 of 47 (6.4%)
dogged3 of 47 (6.4%)
dnf7 of 47 (14.9%)