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Spaghetti Sauce Sunset 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tom Weldon, 1981
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2005
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Past the bush, left of the roof, over the nose . ....

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This is one of the better routes on AFPA (if not the best) and takes a nice line up the far right side of the west face.

Climb a crack in dark rock passing along the left side of a small roof and finish with some nifty moves past a bolt. Lots of quality climbing for such a short route with some good moves throughout.

While this is certainly not a classic, it is a worthy obscurity worth checking out. Seldom will you see climbers on this route or in it's vicinity - they will all be found gearing up for the nearby Boulder Crack, which redefines the word CLASSIC!


Protection 

Gear to 3", one bolt (3/8")



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By Mike Hack
Apr 4, 2004

For all the crumbly loose stuff around, the pro was surprisingly good. I thought the moves were fun too . . . maybe would be better if the route were cleaned by more traffic? Crux was the bolt-protected crumbly friction section at the top.