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Sunshine Slab.

5.6, Trad, 1470 ft, 6 pitches, Grade III,  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: Paul Ross Layne Potter. Oct 8. 2003
Utah > San Rafael Swell > San Rafael Swel… > Eastern Reef Ar… > J Crags


Walk from the Univa trail head south to the orange line of massive flakes that lie about 200' from the ground. Starts below the left end of the flakes and climbs the recess that forms a big corner system...

P1) Climb the right facing corner to about 20' from the top move left and easier climbing leads to a natural belay. 200' 5.6R.
P2). Up the corner to behind the massive flakes . Tree belay . 60'5.6.Move the belay 100' to the right..
P3). Straight up easy groove to a long ledge with a tree.100'5.0.
P4). Continue up groove system to a good ledge and stopper belay. 160.5.0.
P5) Directly up nice open slab to two bolt belay 160' 5.3.
P6+). Zig Zag up various grooves for about 800' to the summit and register in cairn.

Descent:- 4th class down to top of P5 and rap the route.


Hike south from Univa trail head.


Friends #.05 #1 #2.5 Metolious #7.#8 , Medium stoppers. Two 60m ropes.

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