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Routes in Sunnyside Crags

Bad Day at Black Rocks T,S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Blast From the Past T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cold September Corner T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gotham City T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Hot August Night T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Magellanic Cloud T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mercedes T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Meteor T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Mister Freeze's Face T,S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Mister Masters T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Pit Bull T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Shady Ladies T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Spring Break T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Tarantula T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Tie me Tightly T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Van Allen Belt T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Water Dog T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Whiplash T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Whipper T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: Jay Smith circa 1988
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Shared By: Chad Umbel on Jan 20, 2005
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Access Issue: RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details

Description

This is a mixed route unless you want to make a long runout in the beginning and at the finish of the climb; don't go up with just quickdraws! Start left on the face well below the first of the four protection bolts with easy moves. Then power up left past the roof into a shallow corner. Pull more exposed moves onto slab and climb straight up to a fixed anchor. Fun route with exciting climbing.

Protection

A few cams from 00' tcu to 1", a few small nut, a few quickdraws, and 2 over the shoulder slings.

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Drew Peterson
  5.11-
Drew Peterson  
  5.11-
I used different beta, moving to the right of the undercling block... I found this route to be varied, exciting and really awesome. Mar 6, 2012
John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
  5.11a/b
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
  5.11a/b
A fine route with a bold feel, although its actually pretty well protected. Take a #2 and #3 camalot to protect the run to the first bolt.

If you're in the area, its well worth having a go- fairly safe, although you could take a pretty good fall if you fell trying to clip the second bolt. May 3, 2013
Nelson Day
Joshua Tree, CA
  5.11a R
Nelson Day   Joshua Tree, CA
  5.11a R
I didn't manage to find any pro. Soloing to the first bolt is def. R. Didn't see really much for gear options, but some may exist. My R rating is only for the beta I used. A tricam looked like it would have fit well in a pod near the bottom. I didn't have one. Feb 25, 2014
Michael Kimm
Las Vegas, NV
  5.11-
Michael Kimm   Las Vegas, NV
  5.11-
There are two different nut options low, both completely bomber placements. Large tricams, or either a #.75 or #2 Camalot can fit in the pocket section, so there are two very good pieces before the first bolt. No R rating here! If you're leading the grade, jump on it! The climb is excellent! Feb 25, 2014

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