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YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Josh Gross, Sam Lightner, Sandy Boling, Zoe and Al
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Nov 3, 2006
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Sorrow with The Schoolmaster behind.


This is the obvious splitter half way between The Schoolmaster and Run Like Hell. Starts as wide hands and crushes down to tips. There is a tad bit of loose stuff at the base.


Start on the obvious ledge above the trail. The route is labeled #2 on the picture of The Schoolmaster.


From a couple of each from 3.5 friends down to .4 alien (blue). Take and extra #4 friend for the last moves.

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Nearing the top of Sorrow
Nearing the top of Sorrow
About half way up Sorrow 11-.
BETA PHOTO: About half way up Sorrow 11-.
Unknown Climber, 11/26/09
Unknown Climber, 11/26/09
Photo cred: C. Treiber
Photo cred: C. Treiber
Lori pulling the tight fingers section on Sorrow.
BETA PHOTO: Lori pulling the tight fingers section on Sorrow.
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By chris Kalous
Nov 6, 2006


It took 5 people to siege this or what? That's about 25' per person! Just kidding. Good on ya!

Chris Kalous

By Sam Lightner, Jr.
From: Lander, WY
Nov 7, 2006

Everyone in the team gets credit... from those climbing to those handing out cold-cuts and wagging their tails at the base.
Now get over here!

By claramie
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 25, 2009

A little choss at the beginning to another great narrowing crack. A little thin up high to be a warmup for me. Double zero c3 holds it's first of 3 falls for the day!! Who woulda though?

By Aaron Martinuzzi
Mar 24, 2010

this route is GREAT. the varnish on the inside of the tapering splitter makes it a joy to jam, and the face moves to finish up are just stellar. throws every size jam at you along with a bit of spice climbing above some tiny pro.

By Keith Beckley
Oct 22, 2011

Stay fresh through the meat of the route and the top is like V1....Great route!!