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Lower Bridge to Scottish Gullies
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Boat Ramp 
Bridging the Gap 
Chinese Water Torture 
Circling Vultures 
Cookie Monster 
Culminator 
Dizzy Curtain 
Dizzy with a Vision 
Dr. Delam 
Escape Clause 
Farrah Faucet 
Fudgesicle 
LeSaucisson 
Loch Ness Monster 
Mighty Aphrodite 
Mothra 
Popsicle 
R of Super Dave 
Seamstress 
Sisters of Mercy 
Slushy  
Stone Free 
Sunscream 
Super Dave 
Sweet and Sour 
Tic Tac 
Tooth Decay aka Rhythm Method 
Wildebeest 
Winding 
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Sunscream 

WI4

   
Type:  Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus: WI4 [details]
FA: unknown
Season: winter
Page Views: 452
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Feb 12, 2004
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Description 

This is a pleasant, sun-bathed route off the 2nd rock prow downstream from the lower bridge of the Ouray Ice Park. It is often a good landmark to find other routes in the area. Just downstream is the upper Scottish Gully, By Gully. Just upstream are Tic Tac & then Stonefree. Sunscream's anchors can be shared for Dizzy with the Vision, Mighty Aphrodite, & Dizzy Curtain. So you have to be play nice & share or your toys will get you!

Wander up easier, fat ice L or R of a big boulder near the base. Follow ice up into a tight groove with forces you L. Gain a large ledge. Rest & switch gears. Now be delicate and dance up a small hollow pillar (crux) until you can move R onto easier terrain. Nice route when it is cold. Soaks up the rays. Nice mix of techniques on this climb. 80ft.

Note ice can crash down from the routes to the L like Popstar & Dr. Delam.


Protection 

Screws + a hand-sized cam?


Toprope Protection 

Slings.



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Sunscreen WI4, Ouray, CO.
Sunscreen WI4, Ouray, CO.
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