Avg: 3.6 from 47 votes
|Type:||Sport, 80 ft|
|Page Views:||2,015 total · 22/month|
|Shared By:||BBQ on Sep 11, 2010|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty|
DescriptionGet ready to feel the burn! An overhung route, named after a ritual meant to make you strong, this route can get sadistic if you don't have Popeye's forearms and the muscle shirt you bought didn't actually come with any real muscles. Located on the right side of The Prow (can be seen from the trail) run up a dirt ramp and park yourself in a Land of the Lost sort of cave. The route has a fun, bouldery start on red rock which turns into a wicked pump-fest when it turns blonde. Struggle your ass up the killer pockets to a "Thank you Jesus!" huge cave-like hold. Rest your weary ass for a bit and go for the anchors. If you're man or woman enough, and your arms haven't fallen off yet,you can keep going to a second set of anchors up some ten plusish kind of terrain. The view is spectacular and you've placed a toprope for a freakishly fun 5.12 just to the left.
NOTICE! In the late spring and most of the summertime, this route sometimes becomes a habitat for nesting birds. And since you tend to get cooked and overly baked at The Sunshine Wall we recommend you just skip this route until the baby birds have flown away in September.
Great winter route! Great early spring route! Get there early in the morning to grab the most sun and beat the crowds. Despite the fact it goes into the shade around noon, you can climb this thing naked in January and be quite comfortable...than is, unless you get your sack squeezed in your legloops, then it gets uncomfortable. I'd suggest at least a pair of shorts for the send.