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Bitter Ray of Sunshine

5.10b, Sport, 55 ft (17 m),  Avg: 2.9 from 353 votes
FA: FA: Karla Carandang, Jared Hancock, 2004
Kentucky > Red River Gorge > Muir Valley > Great Wall


Mantle start to a large ledge. Then huge jugs from there to a small roof with jugs to pull it on. Mantle start is the crux for sure


Fourth line from the left end.


8 bolts

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Bitter Ray of Sunshine, The Great Wall, Muir Valley
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[Hide Comment] I thought this was a pretty easy 10a (that's what the tag says I believe). I'm going to let the online rating boost my self-esteem for awhile. Really enjoyed the route, lots of fun to climb! Sep 27, 2014
S. Neoh
[Hide Comment] IMO, the best of the three .10's on this wall. Not the hardest but the nicest. .10a/b seems fair. Oct 26, 2015
Emerson Takahashi
Casper, WY
[Hide Comment] Finishing sequence through the jug underclings was quite fun, great route! Nov 5, 2015
Franck Vee
[Hide Comment] Whaaaaaaaaaaaat? 10b or c no way! Definitely a 10a.... Oct 18, 2017
Alex Dadbert
Northern Virginia
[Hide Comment] First person footage is available here:… Jun 24, 2020