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Sunshine Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 47.0231, -119.97493 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Luke Stefurak on Feb 2, 2006
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Description 

As the name suggests this area is percet on a cold winter day. In the summer you have to be careful since the temps can easily reach 100+. This wall is one of the most devolped at vantage and is home to heaps of classic lines in a beautiful setting.

Getting There 

This area requires a bit of a hike. From the parking lot follow the trail to the top of the mesa. then continue towards the river along the ridge line. Follow the marked signs and you will find a decent gully.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.4 miles from here

100 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',40],['2 Stars',44],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',5]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',7],['5.8',12],['5.9',17],['5.10',46],['5.11',14],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sunshine Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sunshine Wall:
Seven Virgins and a Mule   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch   King Pins
The Chossmaster   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 2 pitches, 90'   King Pins
Vantage Point   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   King Pins
Party in Your Pants   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Near End of Sunshine Wall (...
Crossing the Threshold   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 75'   King Pins
Clip 'em or Skip 'em   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   King Pins
Tangled up in Blue   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   King Pins
Steel Grill   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   King Pins
Air Guitar   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad   King Pins
Ride 'em Cowboy   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   Near End of Sunshine Wall (...
Sunshine Buttress   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 75'   Coyote Wall
George and Martha   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   King Pins
Boschido   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   King Pins
Crackmaster Lambada   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 80'   King Pins
Sinsemilla   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   King Pins
Bob's Your Uncle   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   King Pins
Stems and Seeds   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   King Pins
Mix it Up   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 85'   Coyote Wall
Crossing the Delaware With Your Pants Down   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   King Pins
Red M&Ms   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch   King Pins
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Featured Route For Sunshine Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: evening sun on "easy off".

Easy Off 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  WA : Vantage (Frenchman Coulee) : ... : Near End of Sunshine Wall (...
This is the sport route just right of Party in Your Pants. Begin Easy Off up some very thin-looking moves to get established on the face, and then work your way to the top through a series of interesting moves. Pay attention! Unlike many climbs at Vantage, this one requires some thought regarding body position and balance, and offers good climbing all the way to the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Sunshine Wall
The Sunshine Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Near End of Sunshine Wall in the Morning
Near End of Sunshine Wall in the Morning

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By Micah Klesick
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From: Vancouver, WA
Nov 1, 2014
I moved them into the Sunshine Area as their own areas. Is that correct?

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