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Sunshine Superman E2 5b

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[Mr Lane @ the crux of Sunshine Superman, 3 kb]14m. The wall right of the corner is climbed via a flake. The upper section is bold though a runner can be placed in the next route, lowering the grade a notch. © ROCKFAX
FA. Phil Booth late 1970s 1977

Photo: Mr Lane @ the crux of Sunshine Superman © jamesgodwin64
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This climb is in 112 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Hidden - TR - 25/Jul/14

ran up this while emily was doing an abseil session. hopefully will lead this at some point!
Beth-Cath-T - TR rpt - 22/Jul/14 with Emily

j.buckley87 - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14

kkris - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/14 with Adam

Nice climbing. Spent a little while eyeing it up. It went as expected, not too technical. Good to have some small wires or it'll be very bold.
mcb - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/14 with Sally Byrne

Clean onsight. Got a couple of micro wires below the crux and then just winged to the top, flake is feeling seriously loose.
MischaHY - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Leo Woodhead

Nice route felt easy at the grade. Little run out at the top but the climbing is easy, so you never feel it! Thought the route was going to be harder than it was but the holds are all v positive.
Leo Woodhead - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with Mischa

Hidden - TR - 25/Apr/14

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/14

Only the crumbliest flakiest flake!!! Nice climb
AndyPratt88 - 2nd - 10/Apr/14 with Jim

David Kay - Lead O/S - 09/Apr/14 with Moritz Lesserman

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Apr/14

Climbster - 2nd β - 03/Apr/14 with Ian

Lovely climbing with just enough pro, didn't use the side runner in Parkers.
Bloke on a Rope - Lead O/S - 03/Apr/14 with Matt

Beth-Cath-T - 2nd O/S - 09/Nov/13 with JimboWizbo

Quicky before getting attacked by sudden hailstones and thunder
JimboWizbo - Lead rpt - 09/Nov/13 with Beth

Hidden - 2nd dog - 25/Oct/13

Didn't feel E2 but I had top roped previously. Bit green today after the rain.
JimboWizbo - Lead RP - 25/Oct/13 with gaz

Will be back lead when it's not wet. The flake feels very very creaky. E2 for the flake!
JimboWizbo - TR O/S - 11/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/13

Jonathan Hall - Lead - 13/Aug/13 with Rob Middleton

georgenvk - TR O/S - 03/Aug/13 with martina

Mr Messy - Lead O/S - 18/Jul/13 with Julie

Julie - 2nd - 17/Jul/13 with Matt

alias dave - TR O/S - 06/Jul/13 with Dan Allen

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/13 with gaz

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Apr/13

Hidden - 2nd - 26/Apr/13

mikealexpayne - TR - 16/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead - Apr/13

Fluvial - TR O/S - 03/Mar/13 with Gyn Dodd

johnself1603 - TR O/S - 2013 with Peter Stockton

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/12 with Donks

Dave Heaton - 2nd - 09/Sep/12 with Dale Holding

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Sep/12

Hidden - 2nd - 10/Aug/12

efrance24234 - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jul/12

smarsy_93 - Lead - 20/Jun/12 with Lynn Marsland

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jun/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 29/May/12

Dave Heaton - Lead - 16/May/12 with Dan Rylett

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 14/May/12

g1m147 - 2nd - 13/May/12 with Mick.

Not too bad, bit scary by the cluster of small wires with the choice between a wobbly jug or tiny feet and a slippy crimp. Took the crimp
Olli-C - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Rachel Slater

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/12 with Olli Crudge

Jeromecooper - 2nd O/S - 26/Mar/12

Cleaned this after the winter. Note the flake is now more creaky than ever, there is a good placement for micro cam just below the flake, so no runners in the flake please!
Paul Evans - 05/Mar/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2012

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead β - 13/Nov/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11

David Shelmerdine - TR - 30/Aug/11 with paul

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/11

Bowzle - TR - 12/Jun/11

karlos sanches - TR - Jun/11

Hidden - TR - 19/Apr/11

felt pretty easy upto the creaky flake, then i just couldnt commit to the move with poor RPs by my feet. Not a bad effort for my first route back after 6 months off though.
Dan Lane - Lead dnf - 19/Mar/11 with Laurie Carefoot

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/11

pbphil169 - Lead RP - 2011

Sgrit.
petellis - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Alpha Blue, Ally

Ally Smith - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Pete Ellis, Grant Brewer

GrantB - Lead - 10/Oct/10 with Alpha Red, ally smith

Poor man's Brown's Eliminate, wouldn't want to fall from top.
Dave Foster - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/10 with Andy

jamesgodwin64 - Solo rpt - 25/Jun/10 with Phil Craven

Top roped on a shunt. Nice stretchy moves and small holds. Looking forward to trying it on lead.
climbinmunkey - TR O/S - 12/May/10 with shunt

Can and was loaded with a nest of Rp's. Not as bold and hard as imagined, but nice climbing.
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 07/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/May/10

with side runner, tenuous moves on the creaky flake and polished sloping footholds
JamieSparkes - Lead β - 01/May/10 with Nick

Nick1812P - 2nd O/S - 01/May/10 with Jamie

Shad - 2nd - 21/Apr/10

Sam Simpson - TR O/S - 06/Mar/10 with John Newbiggin

BobPorter - 2nd O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Phil

Psychological microwires above the break helped...
PeteH - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/09 with Brad

shunted up this, pretty committing moves using crimps and smearing to move between mantleshelf manoeuvres, crux is leaving the first wide break at 1/3rd height, possibly placement for a small wire at chest height here though its easy enough to traverse to parkers to stick a side runner in.
JamieSparkes - TR dog - 27/Aug/09 with solo

jamesgodwin64 - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/09

dread-i - 2nd O/S - 16/Jun/09 with papillon

TR on something 'hard' for fun. Did the whole thing onsight, but bloody hell would have been terrified on lead. Most moves OK apart from the crux, with pretty much no gear to calm nerves. One for way in the future.
djdf - TR O/S - 19/Apr/09 with Pete

mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Alan Holden

Hidden - TR O/S - 24/Jun/08

maybe_si - TR - 10/May/08

Hidden - 2nd RP - Apr/08

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

No side runners. A few dodgy micros a long way away. Dirty but I liked it.
jonnybull - Lead O/S - 2008

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Dec/07

psychicbread - 2nd O/S - 01/May/07 with Paul

Shad - 2nd - 2007

Joe Costello - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/06 with Liam

SecretSquirrel - TR - 06/Aug/06 with hotbad

kevin k - 2nd - Jul/06 with dave

katie75 - Lead - Jul/06 with dave

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2006

Side-runner in Parker's Eliminate
kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2006 with SteveOc

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/05

JohnHutch - TR - 24/Jan/05 with L

Hidden - Lead - 2005

Had to put a side runner in Parkers for the crux!
Carl Smethurst - Lead β - Jul/04 with Gareth Mayhead

Carl Smethurst - 2nd - 29/May/04 with Ian Pickles

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Aug/03

Adi Hooper - Lead - 2001 with Sherborne Adventure Group

robtrooper - 1996

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/95 with Steven Delderfield

Roget - Lead O/S - 06/Nov/93

ste_d - Lead β - 07/May/93 with mik

Really tempted to solo this one but those oh so friable flakes...
Sean Kelly - Lead - May/92

Ghastly Rubberfeet - Lead - 1990

Nick Rundall - 2nd O/S - 1990

ewar woowar - Lead - 1989

Hidden - TR - 25/Jun/86

Hidden - TR - 12/Nov/83

AlanLittle - Lead - 1983

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Style of ascent

Soloed1 of 112 (0.9%)
Lead56 of 112 (50.0%)
Followed30 of 112 (26.8%)
Toproped23 of 112 (20.5%)
Unknown2 of 112 (1.8%)

'Climbed'41 of 112 (36.6%)
clean O/S55 of 112 (49.1%)
clean β5 of 112 (4.5%)
clean rpt4 of 112 (3.6%)
clean RP3 of 112 (2.7%)
dogged3 of 112 (2.7%)
dnf1 of 112 (0.9%)