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Sunnyside Up 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Kenny Ariza and Eppie Ordaz, 2000
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Submitted By: Paul Rezucha on Feb 5, 2005

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Justin with a couple moves to go to reach the anch...

Description 

Sunnyside Up lies on the west side of The Egg. Approach is down south side of The Egg and around corner to south west most face of rock. This climb is definitely tide dependent with the bottom 10' often wet. It is also this 10' that is crumbly and the crux even when dry. Hard, fingery, tiring moves get you finally to an in-balance stance at 3rd bolt. From here to the top is very sustained hard 10 face moves up interesting featured rock. A very fun route and worth doing even if you have to aid a little at the bottom!

Protection 

Seven bolts to two-bolt anchor.


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Paul Rezucha belaying Justin as he continues upwar...
Paul Rezucha belaying Justin as he continues upwar...
Paul checking out the tide while Justin works the ...
Paul checking out the tide while Justin works the ...
Photo shows Justin climbing past 3rd bolt.  Climb ...
Photo shows Justin climbing past 3rd bolt. Climb ...
Justin finally getting past crux to thin stance wi...
Justin finally getting past crux to thin stance wi...
Great shot of Justin making progress...
Great shot of Justin making progress...
Justin moving up thin face to small overhang above...
Justin moving up thin face to small overhang above...
Paul making the final delicate step up to reach an...
Paul making the final delicate step up to reach an...

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By KP Ariza
Jul 14, 2011
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Probably more like 5.11c, this route starts with a V3/4 boulder problem and then cruises up continuous moves on varied rock, some stellar some junky.....
By Julian Bobilev
Jun 28, 2015
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

It'll probably keep getting harder, so much crap broke off when we were climbing it.
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