Type: Sport, 110 ft (33 m)
FA: Kevin Capps, Laura Capps, 2021
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Shared By: Kevin Capps on Sep 18, 2021
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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Bun in the Oven has thin seam climbing on bullet granite! Technical, yet enjoyable, laybacking and finger locking up the seam leads to a down pulling edge at the 6th bolt. With steady feet, you can manage a quick shake before maneuvering through a harder-than-it-looks crux getting past the last bolt and gaining good holds before mantling over and joining Temptation Arete at its 10th bolt. Once you clip the crux bolt, climb straight up on nice edges/sidepulls, no traversing right to Temptation  to go around the crux. 

The name Bun in the Oven comes from the fact that Laura was 4 months pregnant when we developed it. She still managed to send it on toprope with the extra baby weight! Incredible!

As for the grade, it’s probably harder than Temptation but easier than Botany, and granite feels nice if you get cold temps. Have fun! 

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This is a left-start variation to Temptation Arete. Climb the thin seam to the left of Temptation Arete, and meet up with Temptation... after manteling over the ledge. Bun in the Oven has 7 bolts, then meets up with Temptation... at its 10th bolt.

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19 bolts + an anchor.