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.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Hogwarts Express
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
King of the Road
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
The Arete
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 12
A Finer Niner
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Solar Flare
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Equus
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Code of the West
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Lullaby
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Solaris
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Mountain Aven
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Headless Horseman
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Secretariat
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Dressage
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
Clearcut
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Thunder from Down Under
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hogwarts Express Sunshine Slabs
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
King of the Road Rdside
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The Arete Rdside
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
A Finer Niner Rdside
 12
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Solar Flare Sunshine Slabs
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Equus Paddock Wall
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Code of the West Rdside
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Lullaby Paddock Wall
 4
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Solaris Sunshine Slabs
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Mountain Aven Rathaus Area
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Headless Horseman Paddock Wall
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Secretariat Paddock Wall
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Dressage Paddock Wall
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Clearcut Rdside
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Thunder from Down Under Rathaus Area
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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