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Sunny and Steep 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Ward Smith & Dave Quinn, 2/94
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Submitted By: Eric Whitbeck on Nov 26, 2006

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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


This route climbs the bulge left of Tour de Pump. protected by 6 bolts.

Photos of Sunny and Steep Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Steep. And Sunny. December 2011.
Steep. And Sunny. December 2011.
Rock Climbing Photo: Me on Steep Thrills 5.12(-?)
Me on Steep Thrills 5.12(-?)
Rock Climbing Photo: Onsighting
Rock Climbing Photo: Vegas local living large on Sunny n Steep
Vegas local living large on Sunny n Steep
Rock Climbing Photo: Patrick crushes it out.
Patrick crushes it out.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunny and Steep .11d
Sunny and Steep .11d
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunny and Steep
Sunny and Steep

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By Chris Duca
From: Havertown, PA
Nov 5, 2008
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

I believe the FA can be credited to Ward and Chris Smith. Rumney progenitors.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jan 5, 2013
rating: 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a

Quite good- the crafty trad climber will find a sneaky hand jam somewhere near the crux that definitely takes the edge off the moves around it.

I think that, on the onsight attempt, this thing is probably .12a. Once beta is sorted, it feels .11d or so, especially if you can figure out the crafty (and cruiser) way of doing the crux moves.
By Michael Dom
From: Seattle
Dec 22, 2015

What a mean route, I loved every second of it. Even when I was plummeting through the air.

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