Simians to the Sun
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Climb the start up to the belay ledge, for some fun funky moves stay in the crack, for some fun face climbing on trad gear go right. At the belay ledge, climb the bolted route in front of you to finish the classic climb.
East Animas rack with some draws.
Top roping Simians to the Sun, 5.9+.
First pitch of Simians.
Tim on the "summit" of Simians in early spring. No...
|Comments on Simians to the Sun
|By Steve C|
From: Missoula, MT
Oct 18, 2007
This is a cool route. The first pitch is all trad and has some interesting and fun face moves to a single chimney move below the anchors that can be bypassed on the left via 9+/10- face climbing. Small-med cams and stoppers protect this pitch well.
The second pitch is also stellar. It is about 120' with the crux coming directly off the belay. Steep moves protected by bolts take you to a small overhang (which you can protect with a small stopper). After surmounting the overhang, a sea of 5.7 edges take you to the top. Walk left to rappel.
|By Brian Hansen|
From: West of Boulder, CO
Sep 3, 2008
FA: Bruce Lella, early '80s.
From: Durango, Colorado
Jul 19, 2011
Can do this as one pitch with a 60m, more like 200' not 250' like the description says.
|By Thomas R. Aguilera|
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 24, 2013
Hello fello tradsters,
I believe I left one of my #0.75 Camalots at the base of this route. If somebody finds it, I would greatly appreciate having it back. It has a green OZ biner on it. Trad karma is real, and I'll repay you in beer. PM me or shoot me a call or text @ 5204717820. Thanks bunches.
Jul 25, 2013
East A. regulars, please help me out here… wasn’t the original line intended to go straight up the dihedral and not out to the left? Thanks!!!
From: San Juans, CO
Nov 20, 2013
Assuming you are referring to the first pitch. If you don't go left, it bumps the grade up to 10+....