Let's get together outside. One weekend. 400 FREE REI outdoor classes and outings across the nation, July 30-31.
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Hideout West
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Booty Pageant S 
Little Miss Sunshine T,S 
Power Squeeze S 
Powerplay S 
Snowball S 
Unknown S 
UnNamed S 
Whippersnapper S 

Little Miss Sunshine 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13 [details]
FA: Bruce Bindner and Em Holland 01/2009
New Route: Yes
Season: Sunny, south-facing route
Page Views: 372
Submitted By: Bruce Bindner on Jan 16, 2009

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (7)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: South Face of the Hideout West

Description 

Start up a low angle slab to the right of Booty Pageant. For inexperienced leaders, a #2 camalot-sized cam is recommended to protect the moves to the first bolt. The steep slab move BEFORE getting to the roof is the crux... the rest of the route is just plain fun, as long as you don't fall doing the step-through. Some loose rock and grainy holds can be expected, this is a new 'Bama Hills route. Enjoy.

Location 

Located on the south-facing slabs of Hideout West. From the parking area, walk past the 3-bolt 5.6 Unknown route toward Snowball. Look for a bolted route crossing a right-trending roof/chimney/offwidth thingy. You're there.

Protection 

1 ea 3" cam and 4 bolts.


Photos of Little Miss Sunshine Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Em Holland leads the first ascent of Little Miss S...
Em Holland leads the first ascent of Little Miss S...

Comments on Little Miss Sunshine Add Comment
Show which comments
By Josh Cameron
From: Moab, Colorado
Aug 29, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

Of the two routes on this rock, I felt this was the harder of the two. For me, the crux was the upper part of the route. I climbed it without any supplemental gear, but if I was bringing a beginning leader here, I'd tell them to bring some cams. It's easy enough getting to the first bolt, but a bad spot to fall.

Thanks for the route Bruce and Em!
By JC w KC redux
May 28, 2013

This is a fun route but a bit reach dependent - my wife is only 5ft 5 and she had a hard time pulling off the slab onto the face. The slab moves felt like 3rd class to me - definitely not the crux. I agree with Josh that the gear is unnecessary but if you are going to place something a # 3 fits much better than a # 2 camalot. I placed it just because I could - I didn't need it to get to the bolt. Pulling that bulge/roof is crux 1 and again I agree with Josh that there is a 2nd crux higher up on the face.
By Russ Walling
From: www.FishProducts.com
Feb 12, 2016
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Slab moves are 5.2c and nobody should need any pro getting to the first bolt, unless, as stated, you are tiny or have no arms.

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!