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First Black in Space 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Shannon Stegg, Jim Okel, 1981
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Submitted By: Chuck Parks on Apr 10, 2017

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BETA PHOTO: Pictured climber is on Misty. First Black in Space...

Description 

Starts about 10 feet left of the bolted climb Misty, beneath an obvious right-facing flake system. Climb up to and over the flake system, then step left and up to bolts inside a large, rectangular opening near the top of the cliff.

The Dixie Cragger's has this one listed as 5.9+, but we didn't find anything that felt harder than 5.8. The guidebook mentions the option of taking it all the way to the top, so maybe there's some 5.9 up there?

Location 

On the first section of Sun Wall you come to, just to the left of the ever-popular sport climb Misty.

Protection 

single rack, bolted anchors in the "window" cave


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By Colton Samblis
Apr 11, 2017

I agree with the 5.8 rating.

Honestly, this route seemed easier that the 5.8 right next to it, Window.

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