looking down the sunny side of black rocks
This southeast-facing canyon wall is the more popular side of Black Rocks with the greater number of easier routes and warmer conditions in cooler weather.
The routes range from 5.7 to 5.11b, with the majority in the 5.10 range.
Follow the trail from the parking area
. Upon descending into the canyon follow the trail, cross to the other side of the canyon, and arrive at the base of the wall.
Weather station 4.0 miles from here
34 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',20],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Sunny Side
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sunny Side:
Oh My Heck 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Oh My Hell 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For Sunny Side
Objective Reality 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c UT
: Saint George
: ... : Sunny Side
A much more logical route than Solar Eclipse, Objective Reality follows a natural line that protect well with good nut placements. The start is a little reachy and technical, but the slightly overhanging crack at the top is where the fun is at. After pulling on pockets and crimping on edges all day, it sure feels nice to sink your hands in a crack and lieback. ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
Feb 18, 2014
Be careful of loose rock on the top of the routesthere are a few that can do considerable damage if they're knocked off. My hand was actually broken by a football sized piece of loose rock. I recommend helmets within 10 feet of the base the climb. Luckily the hospital is only about 10 minutes away.