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Sun Bowl 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on May 4, 2007
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Description 

Always dry.

Moderate climbing somewhere short of its best. Useful as a warm-up or warm-down if bumming around the mountain has got you down...

This climb has some weird moves including a mandatory pinch (unusual for a 5.8 at Rumney) and a dynamic move that if avoided turns this climb into a 5.10- which sneaks up on ya.


Location 

Right most route on the triple corners wall. Actually on the boulder between Waimea and Triple corners (route on right)


Protection 

3 bolts to Anchor



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By Jeffrey LeCours
From: New Hampshire
Jun 17, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

If you stray too far right you may end up on a ledge above and away from your 3rd bolt.

By josh villeneuve
From: Enfield, CT
Sep 24, 2012

I am not sure what I did wrong on this route but it felt wayyy harder than 5.8.

By M Sprague
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From: New England
Sep 24, 2012

You can make it harder quickly if you go too far to the left.

By S. Neoh
Sep 24, 2012
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Find good holds on the right after clipping the first bolt. But as Jeffrey pointed out, you will want to climb left towards the third bolt if you want to be able to clip it.

By Peter Jackson
From: Rumney, NH
Sep 27, 2013

"I am not sure what I did wrong on this route but it felt wayyy harder than 5.8."

You probably missed the dynamic move. (Or, if you're not tall, the dyno.) Give it another go! The hold you're gunning for is bomber.