Elevation: 4,698 ft
GPS: 51.155, -115.686 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Luka Bogdanovic on Aug 15, 2019
Admins: Dave Rone, Tom Gnyra

Description

The shortest approach of any cragging area in the Canadian Rockies, with a good concentration of routes ranging from slab to vertical and from easy to moderate grades.

Getting There

Drive West from Banff and take the Sunshine Ski area turn off, immediately after the exit take the first left into a large parking lot next to a creek with a toilet and horse stable next to it. Walk 30 meters to the obvious cliffs.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sunshine Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Into the Mystic
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Road Trip
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
King of the Road
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Hogwarts Express
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Joyride
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 8
The Arete
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
T-Dog
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
A Finer Niner
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Solar Flare
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Hippus
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Bob's Your Uncle
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Mountain Aven
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
The Jaxx
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Secretariat
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Into the Mystic Sunshine Slabs
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Road Trip Rdside
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
King of the Road Rdside
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Hogwarts Express Sunshine Slabs
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Joyride Sunshine Slabs
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Arete Rdside
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
T-Dog Rathaus Area
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
A Finer Niner Rdside
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Solar Flare Sunshine Slabs
 3
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Hippus Paddock Wall
 3
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Bob's Your Uncle Rdside
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Mountain Aven Rathaus Area
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Jaxx Rathaus Area
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Secretariat Paddock Wall
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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