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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.


123 Total Routes


['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',55],['2 Stars',45],['1 Star',18],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',8],['5.8',11],['5.9',17],['5.10',48],['5.11',32],['5.12',2],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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
Clip 'em or Skip 'em   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   King Pins
Vantage Point   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   King Pins
Crossing the Threshold   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 75'   King Pins
Party in Your Pants   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Twin Cracks Area
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
Pony Keg   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   King Pins
Ride 'em Cowboy   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   Twin Cracks Area
George and Martha   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   King Pins
Air Guitar   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad   King Pins
Sunshine Buttress   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 75'   Coyote Wall
Boschido   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   King Pins
Sinsemilla   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   King Pins
Easy Off   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 90'   Twin Cracks Area
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
Crossing the Delaware With Your Pants Down   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 160'   King Pins
Red M&Ms   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch   King Pins
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By Owen Darrow
From: Garmisch,
Mar 5, 2011

That approach gully is a 5.7 down climb with scree on every foothold. I wouldn't even try to bring kids or dogs this way and go around to the left the long way. I'm thinking about putting steel rungs in the descent gully for an easier approach.

By shotgunnelson
Feb 8, 2013

I hope the above post is a joke