Solstice Cave Rock Climbing
The right half of the Solstice Cave. There are so...
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Climbing in Solstice Cave is no longer off limits. Permission from the Lincoln National Forest (Carlsbad, NM) must be obtained before any new routes can be bolted.
Solstice is located directly accross the canyon from the terminus of the approach trail. This is also one of the few crags visible from the parking area.
Climbing Season For the Last Chance Canyon area.
Weather station 3.1 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Solstice Cave
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Solstice Cave:
Hot Tamale 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Solstice Cave
Eternal Sunshine 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a NM
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This fun jug haul makes a good warmup for the harder lines in the cave, or a good project on it's own. Easy moves on good holds lead up through the first two bolts, where a tricky move is encountered. Manage this and it's all about hanging on too the anchors, there are only a few non jug holds on your way. Despite most of the holds being good the grade probably comes from fighting the pump and hanging on....[more] Browse More Classics in NM