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Hot Corona TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Solar Flare S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Solar Wind TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Start of the Road T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R
Sun Burn S,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sun Tan S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sunshine T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Description

Located at the far right end of East Animas, this has some shorter bolted slab routes. The routes range from 5.7 to 5.11.

Eds. Per KJS: this is on private land. All land to the right of the East Animas designated climbing trail is on private land. Please respect their request to not climb here. Thanks.
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Getting There

From the approach trail, hike right from the Watch Crystal. Go past Jabba Buttress (maybe 100 yards or so) and look for some bolted lines.

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Matthias Holladay
Shiprock, Navajolands
Matthias Holladay   Shiprock, Navajolands
With the Sun Burn, Tan, Flare routes already there, I assumed.... Ah well, c'est la vie; luckily, I was privileged to have traveled these enjoyable lines and will be removing them soon. Jan 17, 2015
KJS
KJS  
This area is private property. It is owned by my family. Please be respectful and stop climbing on it and publishing photos and routes saying it's public land. Everything to the right of the East Animas designated climbing trail is private property. You can see the boundaries on the La Plata County GIS site. Jan 7, 2015
chosspector
San Juans, CO
chosspector   San Juans, CO
Ozman, you're thinking of the Sandman Wall on Jabba Buttress. The Solarium is a few hundred feet to the right, all slab climbs. Apr 6, 2012
ozman
CO / NM
ozman   CO / NM
These routes are sandbagged big time. All the climbs on this wall are super cruiser for 3/4 of the route through the hueco sections but then have acute cruxes one bolt below the chains. I think there are way more bolts to clip than the route descriptions state, probably added later. I think there are four routes on the wall, unless I have the wrong area. The second route from the right is great with huecos down low, a mantle move to get under a slight roof then out right to the arete to finally get to the anchor. Great route; it probably goes 10a. Aug 21, 2011

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