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Routes in Sunset South

Aerial Aviation T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Afternoon Delight T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Afternoon Walk T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Agrippa T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Airbrush T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Airy Arete T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Anteater T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Back Street Revelations T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Battle Above the Clouds T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Black Magic T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Blonde Ambition T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bountiful Barnacles T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Cobbler, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Confederate Arete T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Decoy Buckets T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Direct Afraid T 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Divinity Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dodge City T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dreamway T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Escape from Ventura T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Facts Of Strife T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Fear and Whiskey T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Jenga Direct T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Jenga Tower T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Jug Mania T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Jugular Vein T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Liberty Bell T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lichen or Not T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Little Pearl T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mercenary Territory T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Nicki’s Climb 5.4 T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Northwest Conversion T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Optical Delusions T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Pancake Flake T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Pigs in Space T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Second Sun T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Silent Runner T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sinsophrenia T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Space Flaps T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Squeeze Box T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sudden Journey T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sunset Sonata T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Temple of Doom T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Terminal Impatience T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Train Time T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Train Time Direct T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
Walk in the Park T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Whistler's Mother T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Wind Walker T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Bill Smith, Steve Jones - 1977
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Shared By: saxfiend on Jul 5, 2008
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

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Description

Afternoon Delight isn't as well known as Blonde Ambition, but it's one of the great moderates at Sunset nevertheless. Pumpy for the grade, it has plentiful protection and makes a nice warmup for the harder lines in the Celebrity Flake area.

Starting just right of the Jug Mania arete, move up the face through sometimes-slopy holds to a bulge. Climb through the bulge using one of two cracks, then continue up to a prominent crack system. Follow the crack to the top.

Location

Starts just right of Jug Mania near the left end of the Celebrity Flake outcropping.

Protection

Takes mostly medium gear, up to #2 Camalot or equivalent. Ring anchors at the top.

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Joey Wolfe
  5.7
Joey Wolfe  
  5.7
Finishes in a pretty good chimney with duel cracks in back, which seems rare at Sunset. Aug 18, 2008
highneed
  5.8-
highneed  
  5.8-
I love this route as a warm-up. Really thought provoking climbing in a couple of places for the grade. Aug 20, 2012
richie Janow
englewood, tn
  5.8- PG13
richie Janow   englewood, tn
  5.8- PG13
I found the protection at the bottom to be mostly poor rock quality that I wasnt sure if it would hold but thats just me I guess. It was fun nonetheless. Oct 27, 2012
I have climbed this a few times and I would have to say the rock quality and gear is very good and safe. Just my impression. Jun 3, 2014
Chet Butterworth
Chattanooga
  5.7
Chet Butterworth   Chattanooga
  5.7
This is a great climb for the recently reformed sport climber. Easy face climbing leads to solid jams on positive feet with with enough face holds to back you up. Oct 17, 2015
Nice climbing, but not one to put an inexperienced leader on. The gear and the moves are all there but it's very delicate for the grade. May 14, 2018

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