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Solstice climbs out the middle of the roof to the ...
This route ascends the very steep roof in the Solstice cave and is the next route to the right (if you are facing the cliff) around the corner from Shadow Hawk. Climb the steep face to a crux move and then fire out the insanely steep roof to the anchors. Bolts 1 2 and 4 do not have fixed draws. This is is a pumpy climb with an absolutely amazing roof. When you first start into the roof you are actually climbing back down towards the ground! Fall off anywhere in the roof and you will have a heck of a time getting back on the route!
Walk down to Spawn and Shadow hawk, continue around the corner to a ledge traverse with a cable. This will be the first route you encounter in the huge cave.
3 draws should do you, I would recommend using extended runners.
Getting ready for a blood rush to the head on Sols...
About to head into the hard part
From: Fort Collins, CO
Oct 20, 2011
In the horizontal section there are tons of ways to use footwork to take the weight off your arms. Keep an eye out for heel and toe hooks. I also found it useful to spin 180 degrees at certain points in order to use better feet. Excellent route!