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Afternoon Delight 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Bill Smith, Steve Jones - 1977
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Jul 5, 2008

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afternoon delight.


Afternoon Delight isn't as well known as Blonde Ambition, but it's one of the great moderates at Sunset nevertheless. Pumpy for the grade, it has plentiful protection and makes a nice warmup for the harder lines in the Celebrity Flake area.

Starting just right of the Jug Mania arete, move up the face through sometimes-slopy holds to a bulge. Climb through the bulge using one of two cracks, then continue up to a prominent crack system. Follow the crack to the top.


Starts just right of Jug Mania near the left end of the Celebrity Flake outcropping.


Takes mostly medium gear, up to #2 Camalot or equivalent. Ring anchors at the top.

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By Joey Wolfe
Aug 18, 2008
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Finishes in a pretty good chimney with duel cracks in back, which seems rare at Sunset.
By highneed
Aug 20, 2012
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

I love this route as a warm-up. Really thought provoking climbing in a couple of places for the grade.
By richie
From: englewood, tn
Oct 27, 2012
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c PG13

I found the protection at the bottom to be mostly poor rock quality that I wasnt sure if it would hold but thats just me I guess. It was fun nonetheless.
By ccollins
Jun 3, 2014

I have climbed this a few times and I would have to say the rock quality and gear is very good and safe. Just my impression.
By Chet Butterworth
From: Chattanooga
Oct 17, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This is a great climb for the recently reformed sport climber like myself. Easy face climbing leads to super solid jams on positive feet with with enough face holds to back you up. Get on it!

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