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Shady Side

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
5 AM Lookouts, The S 
Beginning , The S 
Critical Mass  S 
Event Horizon S 
Extinction S 
Fella's, The S 
Flirting With Mutants S 
Flying off the Handle S 
Indifference S,TR 
Jumping to Conclusions S,TR 
New Age Disciples S,TR 
Nuetrino Drizzle  S 
Petrophyte  T 
Polluting the Gene Pool S 
Run Bunny, Run S,TR 
S.T.D. S,TR 
Slap Happy S 
Stem From Heck, The T,TR 
Welcome to Black Rocks S 
What Was I Thinking S 

Shady Side  


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Description 

This northwest-facing canyon wall is in the shade the majority of the day, getting sun only in the afternoon. The harder routes (5.12 to 5.13) at Black Rocks are found on this side, although the majority of the lines are in the 5.10 range.

Getting There 

Follow the trail from the parking area. Upon descending into the canyon do not cross to the other side of the canyon.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.0 miles from here

20 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',11],['5.11',2],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Shady Side:
Petrophyte    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 40'   
The Stem From Heck   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Welcome to Black Rocks   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 50'   
Extinction   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Beginning    5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 40'   
What Was I Thinking   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   
Event Horizon   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 40'   
Flying off the Handle   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   
Slap Happy   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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