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Sun Angle Map improvement?


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Jim Turner · · Lakewood, CO · Joined Jun 2012 · Points: 295

Could the sun angle map feature allow somebody to trace the outline of the climbable part of the crag?  (As a permanent overlay to the aerial image).  

For a crag you’ve never climbed, it is sometimes hard to tell if the climbable part of the rock is in the sun, or shade, or both.Thanks.

slim · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Dec 2004 · Points: 1,107

good question, my wife was asking about the same thing last weekend.

Justin B · · Wheat Ridge, CO · Joined Aug 2018 · Points: 10

If you have relatively good pictures of the route you can usually deduce where the routes are on google earth. Pro tip.. the desktop application of google earth has really good sun tools and, depending on location, high detailed 3d renders of crags. For instance, eldorado canyon I can find every route, put myself physically on the route, and check exactly where the sun will be in a specific time/date.  

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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