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Solarium  


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Description 

This is another stacked crag in the Central Gorge that is a good cold weather destination (obviously, it gets sun). It is home to the popular Sendero Luminoso, as well as an assortment of other high quality climbs.

Getting There 

Located just north of the Great Wall of China. Approach from the standard Central Gorge descent gully and cross the River.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.0 miles from here

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',6],['5.12',6],['5.13',1],['>=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 Solarium:
Sendero Luminoso   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Static Cling   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Morning Wood   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 150'   
Focus   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Supernova   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Venom   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Black Hole   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
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Featured Route For Solarium
tough moves on the arete down low

Morning Wood 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Solarium
Hard (and nicely slippery) from the start. Gain the arete moving right to left, then straight up. Defined cruxes (11a-, 10d) are interspersed with easier and fun moves. Finishes w/ a worthy crack.Can descend w/ one rope in two raps if you swing left and utilize the anchors for Split Decision. Or rap 115' from the Sendero Luminoso anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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