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Sunshine 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Guthrie & Murray - 1975
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Jan 19, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: start of route w/ handsome man

Description 

Starts on the face just left of The Burn. Climb up to a bolt and then continue on the the Ecstasy Junior belay ledge.

Protection 

Standard rack with an emphasis on tiny gear.


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Follow the thin left facing corner below the climber and follow the broken crack down, that's the first half (-/+) of Sunshine.
Follow the thin left facing corner below the climb...
On Sunshine.
On Sunshine.

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By Jeff Mekolites
From: HOTlanta, GA
Aug 7, 2007

Great route...tiny nut work is necesary to keep you from decking before clipping that bolt about 30(?) feet up.
By Jesse Guthrie
From: Prague Czech Republic
Oct 2, 2008

It was quite an adventure when I first lead Sunshine in 1975... we didn't have the cool gear that's around these days.. so I lead it onsight, with little square wire stoppers.... I'm was 16 at the time.. so that helped.. :)and fear always helps... cheers Jesse Guthrie
By Dan Brayack
From: Marmet, WV
Sep 30, 2010

I've always wanted to do this one...Jesse - did you add the bolt or was that added later? I assume not since you were so young :)
By A Terray
From: San Diego, CA
Dec 17, 2012

great face climb
By BrianWS
Sep 16, 2013
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13

Lots of good TCU/C3s for the first 15 feet and solid gear after the bolt. It is definitely runout IF you don't bring a bunch of brass before the bolt. Like many other routes of the grade at Seneca, you ought to be a confident 10+ leader to do this safely - it's consistent and sustained at the grade until after the roof.