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Six year old Kiran on the route.
As you approach the Solar Dome from the Boulder Canyon trailhead, Morning Sunshine is the first bolt route encountered, just left of the jumbled east face. The start lies up and to the right of a large, detached boulder (which also has a short sport route) at the base of the Solar Dome. You're probably looking at the guidebook standing under this route when you arrive at the Solar Dome, so you might as well climb it. Better yet, send your aspiring leader up it to provide him or her an ego boost; this climb rings in at 5.2 until the one-move-wonder that brings the coveted 5.7 rating. Comfort bolted for the squeamish.
You're also probably assessing your opponents in the high stakes "climber's chess" game at the base on the Solar Dome, and this route is a good first move as Altoids on the Beach
is probably being climbed [and queued], and you will be right in the batter's box for the much better climbs just to the left.
A half star route; your hands now have chalk on them, now time to climb....
6 QDs and something for the 2 bolt anchor.
By Jay Eggleston
Apr 18, 2014
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
This route really is a one move wonder, but it is a good warm up climb and is good for new leaders. The bolts are very closely spaced at the most difficult parts.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jun 5, 2016
One move wonder yes... but still only 5.4.