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Tequila Sunrise 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Charlie Fowler & Jack Roberts? - 1/87
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Submitted By: M.Morley on Apr 23, 2002

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Lisa busts through the crux!

Description 

Refer to description for Hot Toddy for general location info. Route begins immediately right of Hot Toddy atop a large block. Crux is right off the deck in tricky but easily-protected finger crack. Continue up the splitter with perfect hands. Joins Hot Toddy for final 10'. Rap 80' to ground.


Protection 

Standard desert rack with triples in the hand-size and a large piece for the final wide section. Fixed anchor (same anchor as Hot Toddy).



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How a Nebraskan gets to the top of a 10d desert crack:
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March, 2002
BETA PHOTO: March, 2002
at the top.. fun spliter
at the top.. fun spliter
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By Aki
Mar 31, 2003

Don't forget to turn around and look down the canyon. Incredible!!!!

By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Dec 1, 2003
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Wow, what a cool route.As said, the crux is right off of the deck, but fingercrack??? Those bratworst you call fingers must be huge!!! I had my hands 1/2 into the thing. YMMV. THe crux can go with a slight highball to a single piece, then a move to a good jam (only small handed-people need apply here) where-upon you can get another piece and then cruse the left-leaning splitter. What a nice route!

By Steven Lucarelli
From: Moab, UT
Oct 15, 2007
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

The crux start is ring lock size for the average male hand (.75 Camalots).

By Steve Bond
Oct 25, 2009

Climbed this years back, then just again a few weeks ago. Surprised to see the growing foot pods at the start...just a natural progression of feet wearing sandstone it seems. Still a very fun start requiring some fun jams.

By T_jones
From: Salty Lake
Oct 25, 2009

one of the best cracks i have done

By Charlie S
From: Ogden, UT
Feb 16, 2014

A curious rattly-fingers starting crux leads to glorious jamming all the way to the top. Do it!