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Sundown Ledge--Main Cliff
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Shadowline T 
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Shadowline 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Hartrich/ Dow 1981
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Submitted By: john strand on Jun 5, 2008

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Description 

A real ass-kicker. The original grade was 11B. A hard start and sustained thin fingers up a steep wall. Don't be shocked if this one takes few tries (at least).

Location 

on the far right side near the "little flush" a thin crack on a steep wall

Protection 

Thin gear , wires and small cams.


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By jason seaver
From: Estes Park, CO
Jun 8, 2008

This is a super good thin crack pitch with technical, strenuous climbing throughout its modest length. I think Webster's guidebook calls it 11d, although I couldn't argue with a higher grade. I got spanked on my onsight attempt years ago and had to have Steve Larson finish the lead. I remember his send being a great lesson in patience and footwork.
By apross
Jun 17, 2010

Great route, burly.
Its funny how alot of crags around that area has a rte just like this one ready to kick your ass!
By CCliffe
Jul 13, 2011

i wouldn't go so far as to call this route a 'hidden gem' although it is hidden and good. It has gotten a little overgrown and dirty - packs a punch