REI Community
Bunny Slopes
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Biscuit and Gravy T 
Black Diamond T 
Black Uhuru T 
Hit or Miss T 
Hot Crossed Buns T 
Mere Image T 
Raindance S 
Wild in the Streaks T 

Black Uhuru 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 260'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Dan Dingle, Ken Black
Season: Summer, Fall
Page Views: 1,185
Submitted By: rhyang on Aug 9, 2010

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (3)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: First pitch of Black Uhuru (5.6) -- follow the bla...

Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection MORE INFO >>>


Fun two-pitch slab climb up a black streak on knobs. Recently updated with modern bolts. Trad bolting may feel runout to new leaders.

First pitch: 2 bolts and 2" piece, 100' to gear belay

Second pitch: 4 bolts, 160' to two-bolt anchor with rap rings

Descent: Rappel the route to the main Bunny Slopes ledge.


Left of Wild in the Streaks (5.7) but starts ~100' below the main Bunny Slopes ledge. Scramble directly up to the ledge from the road, or head down from the main ledge.


1-3" cams for first belay, 4 quickdraws

Comments on Black Uhuru Add Comment
Show which comments
By Greg Barnes
Oct 15, 2010

The cam placement on the first pitch (first piece off the ground, protecting the slick crux) is a shallow 1" cam, not 2".

You can do a 3rd pitch by climbing up to some holes (tri-cams would work if you have any, and there is a sneaky but bomber #1 camalot placement), then slab climbing left and up a ramp to the top anchor of Hit or Miss. If you continue straight up the streak, it gets easy, but there is no anchor of any sort. The Reid/Falkenstein guide shows rap anchors down Walkman, but if these ever existed, they have been chopped.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About