UK grading system
Below are tables showing the current UK grading system for rock climbing:
|UK adjectival grade||UK technical grade|
|Very Difficult (VD)||3c|
|Hard Severe (HS)||4b|
|Very Severe (VS)||4c|
|Hard Very Severe (HVS)||5a|
Compiled from UK Grades Comparison Table, 2006, The British Mountaineering Council*
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Rock climbing involves an individual or group of individuals scaling a rocky surface such as a cliff or artificial wall. Within the UK rock climbing is graded by difficulty based upon adjectival and technical requirements of the climb.
Rock climbing can be indoor (artificial wall climbing) or outdoor, in the UK or worldwide and involve other activities such as bouldering, trekking and coasteering.
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