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Routes in Upper Sunset Walls

Cliche` TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Streak, The S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Upper Sunset Crack a.k.a. USC T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Type: Trad, TR, 40 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: A. Lombardi on Feb 10, 2010 with updates from Jarek Tuszynski
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones

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Description

Short face and crack climb in beautiful location. Committing and not recommended for 5.6 climbers.

Protection

Small trad gear required: nuts and mid size cams are recommended. Big cam, like #4 Camalot, will make the exit offwidth feel better.

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Do yourself a favor and spare the scramble up to find this small crag.

The approach from Middle Sunset is as adventurous as this line.

Hexes and gear from #.5 to #2 are adequate. Once you place the .5 before the off width in the horizontal crack, you won't need anything else because that's the last placement until you get to the slab section.

Heady and committing.

Work your feet up and stay out of the off width.

A 70m for the rappel easily gets you back to Middle Sunset. Apr 13, 2014

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