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Sudden Pleasure 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Dan Sperlock - 1988
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Submitted By: Louis Arevalo on Jun 6, 2005

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Jeff G. is right below the tricky section on the l...


THis route is located just left of Redtail. It climbs the arete just left of the black streak. Begin on block ten feet left of Red Tail. Do some slabby climbing through the first few bolts then clip up to the steep feature arete. Fight constant barn dooring as you pinch, lieback and edge your way to the chains. Might as well climb it.


9 bolts to a bolted anchor.

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By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Aug 28, 2008
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I thought this was actually more fun then Redtail. Balancy and engaging climbing up the arete, with a bonus slab fun (10b?) at the bottom.
By Ian Cavanaugh
Mar 8, 2013

This route is amazing, get on it! makes you think all the way to the top!
By Raddam6
Jun 12, 2016
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Worth doing for sure. True Arete climbing, not just a face in proximity to one. You will love the route, or learn a thing or two about balance. Get on it.
By Amylee T
From: Flagastaff, AZ
Jul 6, 2016

Super fun, asthetic climbing. A fine rock climb!

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