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Elevation: 1,604 ft 489 m
GPS: 34.18041, -85.81555
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With its southern exposure, the aptly-named Sun Wall is a great place to climb in the winter (and to be avoided in the hot summer months). This cliffline runs parallel to the road into Sand Rock, and in many places you'll see roadside campsites across the way after topping out. The wall is actually a series of free-standing towers detached from the main wall; in many places, the gap is narrow enough to jump across and hike back down to the trail.

The Sun Wall is best known for great sport routes like Misty, but there's also a number of fine trad lines here as well. It's also a good place to get away from the crowds at the Pinnacle and Holiday Block.

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From the parking lot, cut left before heading to the Pinnacle/Holiday block areas; follow a trail down the hill and to the left until you reach the base of the cliff.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sun Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 171
Knob Wall
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 90
Lichen This
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 58
White Gold
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 63
Popular Science (Golden Flake)
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 54
Somethingness
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 76
Sneakers
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Overhanging Jamcrack
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 78
Tarzan
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 380
Misty
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 47
Disneyland
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 41
Midget Digits
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 179
Dreamscape
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 37
Rave
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
 7
Nothingness
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 8
Dreamworld
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Knob Wall
 171
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Lichen This
 90
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
White Gold
 58
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Popular Science (Golden Flake)
 63
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
Somethingness
 54
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Sport, TR
Sneakers
 76
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Overhanging Jamcrack
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Tarzan
 78
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Misty
 380
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Disneyland
 47
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Midget Digits
 41
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Dreamscape
 179
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Rave
 37
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Nothingness
 7
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13 Sport
Dreamworld
 8
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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