UKC

20m.

Rockfax Description
The long rising diagonal gives a fine pitch. Well-protected (cams) and with excellent romping moves in a wonderful setting. It is low in the grade. © Rockfax

FA. Paul Nunn 1962.

Ticklists

ROCKFAX Western Grit: Top 50, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, World Graded List, Moorland Grit - The Essential Selection (Over The Moors), Peak Rock/9/Gritstone in the Sixties, 'Soft' Peak HVSs., Over the Moors 3 Star Magical Mystery Tour, Definitive *** Peak Grit, The Gritlist, Peak District Grit Graded List, Peak District Grit (2020) *** List

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Annaproffitt 5 Jun Show βeta
βeta: As with all the routes, there’s quite a bit of scrittle and muck but it kinda adds to the experience! Found it relatively low in the grade but fantastic non the less
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βeta: As with all the routes, there’s quite a bit of scrittle and muck but it kinda adds to the experience! Found it relatively low in the grade but fantastic non the less
Gripped 4 Sep, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: A great route in a enjoyable setting.
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βeta: A great route in a enjoyable setting.
Ropeboy 9 Aug, 2004 Show βeta
βeta: Very pleasant route, just one tricky move. Friends usefull.
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βeta: Very pleasant route, just one tricky move. Friends usefull.
gav p 7 Sep, 2003 Show βeta
βeta: Superb line, but a one move wonder. This, and excellent gear throughout (mainly cams) makes this a soft touch at the grade. Maybe VS 5a?
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βeta: Superb line, but a one move wonder. This, and excellent gear throughout (mainly cams) makes this a soft touch at the grade. Maybe VS 5a?
Gordon Stainforth 10 Jul, 1999 Show βeta
βeta: 'Most enjoyable lead I've done for years. "Desert Island" rock climbing.'
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βeta: 'Most enjoyable lead I've done for years. "Desert Island" rock climbing.'

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High E1
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High HVS
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High VS
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High 5b
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High 5a
Mid 5a
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High 4c
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Low 4c
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Style of Ascent
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Route of Interest

Sorrell's Sorrow

Grade: HVS 5a ***
(Curbar Edge)
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