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Amarillo Sunset 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Kipp Trummel
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Submitted By: Paul Corsaro on Oct 25, 2008

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Description 

Amazing line. One of the best 11's in the Red. Pull through unique moves on large holds on an exposed stiking wall.

Location 

First route witnessed from the approach trail. Obvious line with a ledge after the first bolt.

Protection 

8 bolts


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Taking a quick rest above the crux of Amarillo Sun...
Taking a quick rest above the crux of Amarillo Sun...
Big Moves, Big Holds
Big Moves, Big Holds
My buddy on the most aesthetic sunset in Kentucky
My buddy on the most aesthetic sunset in Kentucky
Me up on Amarillo! Great line!
Me up on Amarillo! Great line!
Amarillo Sunset
Amarillo Sunset
nice shot of what the wall is like after a rainy n...
nice shot of what the wall is like after a rainy n...
Amarillo Sunset
BETA PHOTO: Amarillo Sunset
Redpoint Attempt
Redpoint Attempt
About to start the coolest climb of the trip
About to start the coolest climb of the trip
Amarillo Sunset 2011
Amarillo Sunset 2011
stanimal!
stanimal!
Nate stickin it to Amarillo Sunset (5.11b) at Pren...
Nate stickin it to Amarillo Sunset (5.11b) at Pren...
Alan working his way through the Heucos
Alan working his way through the Heucos
2011
2011
2011
2011
Beautiful line!
Beautiful line!
Big moves
Big moves
Amarillo
Amarillo
Amarillo Sunset
BETA PHOTO: Amarillo Sunset
Long reach
Long reach
good perspective of the steepness
good perspective of the steepness
Taking one of several breaks on Amarillo Sunset.
Taking one of several breaks on Amarillo Sunset.
Enjoying reachy moves to great pockets!
Enjoying reachy moves to great pockets!
Me on Amarillo Sunset: what a beautiful line!
Me on Amarillo Sunset: what a beautiful line!

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By Sam Stephens
Oct 2, 2010

One of the best 11's in the East possibly.
By ward smith
Apr 24, 2011

I onsighted it barefoot, but it seemed hard for 11b. Great route though.
By TomCaldwell
From: Clemson, S.C.
Sep 27, 2011

Really tough if you are below 5'8", luckily I am not.
By Demyanek
From: Fort Collins, CO
Oct 20, 2011

Maybe the best route I have ever climbed. There is a slightly tough clip if you are fighting the pump right below the anchors. I took a big whipper from there, but its a clean fall. At that bolt, I suggest clipping from the undercling and not the smaller hold higher up.
By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Nov 14, 2011

By dorseyec
Jan 1, 2012

Been to this wall like 5 times trying to climb it and there is always some huge party(like in the video) sessioning it for hours. Tried in October with 100 cars in the parking lot and in December with 3 cars in the parking lot and someone is always on it. Get in line!
By Tino Fiumara
Apr 9, 2012
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

stellar stellar line. there are few lines in the red that literally "own" their own wall. getchasome
By charris
Sep 30, 2012

This climb and area seem to hold a lot of moisture and were pretty wet when other nearby walls were dry. I would guess you need 3-5 days of dryness before climbing here.
By Cocanower
From: The High Country
Nov 12, 2012

so sik! beautiful! I fell tho ughhh
By Matt Powers
From: Madison, VA
Oct 30, 2014

Awesome line. If this was labeled this 11c/d I don't anyone would blink an eye. way harder than a number of other 11c's in the Red.