I can only comment on the first two pitches, which I climbed on top rope. I'll add info on the rest when I climb finish climbing it.Pitch 1. Follow three bolts up the rounded arete/roof to the right of First Pitch. The crux coming right by the bolt on VERY slick feet. Traverse left at the second bolt and then up past one more to No Go Ledge. Because of the slickness of the crux, I'd rate this pitch 5.11b. Bolted anchorPitch 2. Historical crux pitch, but not much, if any harder than the first p...[more]Browse More Classics in CA
By Chris Owen Administrator From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake Mar 14, 2013
I have a young friend (a good guy) who has done a lot of sport climbing; he said he'd feel really good if he could lead comfortably at 5.12. I told him that a better ambition would be to lead every route on the Sunshine Face up to 5.11+. It's not about the grade, it's about the rock and the lines we draw upon it.