Brightside Rock Climbing
Routes in Brightside
|Better Eat Yo' Wheatleys S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c|
|Blowin' Loadz S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b|
|Brownian Motion S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b|
|Bush League S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b|
|Chica Loca S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Crown of Thorns S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Deep Fried S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a|
|Dog Bites & Fistfights S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b|
|Epigyne T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13|
|Fresh Baked S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b|
|Golden Brown S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a|
|Medicine Man S 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c|
|Pickpocket S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b|
|Sandy Malone S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Scalawagarus S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Smokin on Kesha S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Tongue-punch S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a|
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DescriptionSunny area in PMRP across the holler from The Dark Side.
Getting ThereBrightside is directly across the holler from The Dark Side. Follow driving directions for Solar Collector/Gold Coast and hike to Solar Collector/Gold Coast. Then, walk left from Solar Collector (especially tempting on crowded fall days when you'll find sun and no crowd at Brightside.)
Alternatively, there is a rough trail that leads up an old road just behind the "Dark Side" sign on the main trail along the valley floor, before crossing the creek.
It is also possible to skirt the wall from The Dark Side and walk around the back of the holler, passing beneath Barn Dance and Praestantissimum along the way. The trail is somewhat rough but not too bad.
Classic Climbing Routes at Brightside
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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