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Sweet Pain S 

Sweet Pain Wall  


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Location: 36.15597, -115.43663 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: M.Morley on Feb 20, 2004
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Description 

The Sweet Pain Wall is popular because it is overhung and is shady on summer afternoons. Although there is one 5.8 here the majority of the routes at this wall are in the 5.11 range.

[Reprinted with permission from Jed Botsford, Climbing Ranger - RRCNCA].


Getting There 

The approach to the Sweet Pain Wall is the same as for the Black Corridor, but instead of walking up onto the second section of slick rock continue walking (west) up the sandy wash and turn north up the first side canyon you come to.


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Weather station 1.1 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',5],['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 Sweet Pain Wall:
The Gambler   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Glitter Gulch   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Sister of Pain   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Slave to the Grind   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Sweet Pain   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Lee Press On   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Climbing at Sweet Pain Wall. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Climbing at Sweet Pain Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
The top of Sweet Pain (middle right) in front of Red Rock Canyon
The top of Sweet Pain (middle right) in front of R...
Top Roping at Sweet Pain Wall. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Top Roping at Sweet Pain Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Tree just left of Glitter Gulch. Photo by Joseph Lascurain
Tree just left of Glitter Gulch. Photo by Joseph L...

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By Peter Franzen
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From: Phoenix, AZ
Apr 23, 2012
This is nice and shady when the rest of the 2nd pullout is in the sun in the afternoon.