Elevation: 4,535 ft
GPS: 36.103, -115.487 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Mike Morley on Feb 1, 2007
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Aaron Mc, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details

Description

For organizational purposes, the Solar Slab is divided into a lower and an upper tier. Obviously, a complete ascent to the very top would require linking a lower and upper route, or following one of the full-length routes described in the Upper Tier section. Most of routes in this section go from the ground to Terrace, a giant, multi-acre ledge about 500 feet up. There are two main ways to descend from the Terrace. Most common is to rappel the Solar Slab Gully. This can be done with a single rope. Alternatively, there are bolted rap anchors on Johnny Vegas; this route requires two ropes.

Getting There

Approach via Oak Creek.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Solar Slab - Lower Tier

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 263
Solar Slab Gully
Trad 5 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 9
Beulah's Arete
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 783
Johnny Vegas
Trad 4 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Tan Line
Trad 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 13
Some handcrack
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 26
Horndog
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1
 9
Sandstone Overcast
Trad, Aid 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 278
Beulah's Book
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 21
Frieda's Flake
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 9
Corona
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5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 71
Solar Flare
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Some fingercrack
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 4
Marble Madness
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Solar Slab Gully
 263
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad 5 pitches
Beulah's Arete
 9
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Johnny Vegas
 783
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Tan Line
 9
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Some handcrack
 13
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Horndog
 26
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Sandstone Overcast
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 Trad, Aid 4 pitches
Beulah's Book
 278
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Frieda's Flake
 21
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Corona
 9
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Solar Flare
 71
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Some fingercrack
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Marble Madness
 4
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
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