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Surprise Party 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13 [details]
FA: Alex Charmoz, Todd Gordon, Tucker Tech, Susan Peplow, Tyler Gilson
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Alex Jacques on Sep 26, 2013

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Tyler Gilson cleaning

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Start on top of a block and follow the incut ramp up to a stance where a bolt can be clipped. Use the twin cracks and up some slab moves to a small hotizontal. Clip a bolt out left and trend left, either using the large knob or the face to it's left. Protect the large horizontal and follow a jagged crack up the face and around the bulge to a flake. Clip a piton and top out to a set of anchors up top.


South face of Sunlight rock. 15 min approach from parking lot.


Cams up to #3. Bring doubles of some finger size gear to sew it up.

Photos of Surprise Party Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Up and up
Up and up
Rock Climbing Photo: Susan Peplow at the crux
Susan Peplow at the crux
Rock Climbing Photo: Me on the FA
Me on the FA
Rock Climbing Photo: View from the start
BETA PHOTO: View from the start
Rock Climbing Photo: Route starts to the right
BETA PHOTO: Route starts to the right
Rock Climbing Photo: Route shown in red
BETA PHOTO: Route shown in red

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By toddgordon Gordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
Sep 27, 2013

Great climbing, less than perfect rock, and alittle heady w/the pro......sounds like Joshua Tree to me!

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