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Routes in SW Face Center (The Solarium)

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
Witness Stand S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: Bob Gaines, Frank Bentwood & Al Sanderson, December 2009
Page Views: 1,259 total · 12/month
Shared By: Murf on Jan 28, 2010
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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A scrappy high step starts this route which is steeper and sharper than its immediate neighbors to the right. Fairly continuous climbing leads to the crux at the third bolt. After surmounting the headwall, the climbing becomes easier climbing a scoop up to the ledge. You can either cross to the anchors for Tim's Valentine , or climb through the next face (gear) to another anchor.


Two routes left of Tim's Valentine .


5 bolts, a few pieces if climbing past the second headwall to anchors.


susan peplow
Joshua Tree
susan peplow   Joshua Tree
This route has really cleaned up over the past few years. What initially was a bit flakey and sharp now has clean smears and good edges. 5 bolts with the last exiting up and right toward to the Tim's Valentine anchor as listed or up and left past a bolt and up a block to optional anchor. No additonal gear necessary, just keep going... it's up there. Nov 29, 2014
Rolf Rybak
Rolf Rybak   BC
Repeated this one last week, the crux is definitely 10d. A long reach from a crimp with bad feet, some foot edges may have flaked off. Nov 23, 2016
Andy Laakmann
Bend, OR
Andy Laakmann   Bend, OR  
Fun steep climbing. 10d IMO. Tough feet at the steep crux. Nov 19, 2017

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