This wall has long been mostly disregarded. In the Thomas Kelley guidebook the topo described an all traditional area with three (5.10's) and a (5.9+). I'm assuming the rebolting project in the 90's led to some of these routes getting the retro bolt face lift.
From Davids Castle Wall follow the trail leading cliff right. The easiest way is to find The Arborist(5.10) on Red Wall. Rising Sun Wall is cliff left.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rising Sun Wall:
Happy Ending 5.8+ Trad
Ask Mr. Science 5.10- Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Tom Waits For No One 5.10 Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Buddha Bulge 5.10 Trad, 1 pitch
No Added Weight 5.10 Sport, TR, 1 pitch
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No Added Weight 5.10 NC : Crowders Mountain : ... : Rising Sun Wall
Getting to the first bolt is less heady then it's left neighbor but still a little heady. Great face climbing past two bolts and then merge with 'Tom' for the last four bolts. Great route, I would like to see the shared anchor for these two sport routes replaced and move a little higher. Pulling the roof would be ideal after the jug haul!...[more] Browse More Classics in NC