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 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Solstice Cave
Infernal Justice 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c NM
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AMAZING route! Definitely the best one in the cave. Spectacular movement with no major rests.Move up the left hand archway of the cave. Easy terrain (5.9ish) leads to a high first bolt - don't fall. Move up to a flat ledge, and get psyched! Some people use a scummy kneebar on a small tooth under the roof to span the gap to small edges. Considering my noob kneebar capabilities, I opted to deadpoint instead. Power up the overhanging wall, then make the coolest move at Last Chance - mandatory rose ...[more] Browse More Classics in NM