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Sungrazer 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Oct 20, 2004

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Truman Blanchard, working the crux of Sungrazer, o...

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Description 

A good warmup climb for the area. Located on the sunny side where the trail joins the wall. Follow a thin crack, edges and pockets to an anchor with bolts separted by 2-3ft. (bring long slings for TR) A harder variation (5.9) avoids the crack on the thin face to the right.

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By Perin Blanchard
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From: Orem, UT
Dec 3, 2005
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Sungrazer has a nice little crux near the start that allowed my daughter to try out a heel hook to get past it. (Heel hook not necessary, but might help if you're short).
By Chris S.
Jan 18, 2015
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Looks like this may have had a flake to use for a foot sometime in the past that has recently popped off. The footing off the ground is dicey. Good route tho above the first bolt!
By Mike Womack
Dec 28, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I used a small #3 BD nut to protect before the first bolt. Not necessary, but I'd thought I'd share

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