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Black Sunshine 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Red on Nov 10, 2009

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Black Sunshine

Portions of the approach and cliffs of this area are on private land. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

A good length single pitch sport route with fun movement and some tufas. This route sports a huge sit down rest cave a little more than half way up the route. Continues out of cave left then climbs right over cave on head wall.

Location 

Two routes to the right of the built rock sun shelter wall. Just to the left of Ground Affects.

Protection 

11 bolts to rings.


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By DisturbingThePeace
From: Albuquerque, NM
Dec 4, 2009
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Great route, if this didn't have the no-hands rest then it would be quite a bit harder, probably in the 12c/12d range. The bottom half is surprisingly pumpy for not being that steep.