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Routes in SW Face Center (The Solarium)

Witness Stand S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Alibi S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Broken Hearted S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Bushy Crack T 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a
Fresh Step TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Name Unknown TR 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Out of Order S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Remembering Marina S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Tim's Valentine S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Uppercut T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Description

This area covers the portion of Little Hunk's southwest face from right of the Abstract Roller Disco Block to just past Feeling Groovy and hosts a number of fun bolted routes and cracks in the 5.6 to 5.11 range.

Getting There

Park in the large gravel lot near Echo Tee and head east following a a marked trail past the southern end of Echo Rock to the Mounds formation and then head left (around the northern side) to reach the base. Scramble up through large blocks to the base which is a long ledge system above a slabby area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at SW Face Center (The Solarium)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 70
Tim's Valentine
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 62
Remembering Marina
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 20
Uppercut
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 12
Out of Order
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 10
Alibi
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
Witness Stand
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tim's Valentine
 70
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Remembering Marina
 62
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Uppercut
 20
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Out of Order
 12
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Alibi
 10
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Witness Stand
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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Named this area The Solarium Jan 28, 2010
C Miller   CA  
Bob, thanks for the info and good job on the routes here as they're a fun addition to the area. Jan 28, 2010

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