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Routes in Solstice Cave

Essence of Darkness S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Eternal Sunshine S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Fireball S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Flamer S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Hail Bop S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Hail Mary S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Hot Tamale S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Infernal Justice S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
It Knocks Your Socks Off S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
It Put's the Buff On S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Scorcher S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Solstice S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Straight Into Frantic Oblivion S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Total Eclipse S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13
Type: Sport, 55 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 459 total, 7/month
Shared By: MattL on Apr 7, 2012
Admins: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Climbing is currently allowed in Last Chance Canyon. Continued access is everyones responsibility. Details

Description

Another great one. Even though it has a bouldery start, the steep angle requires some endurance above.

Clamber up to a series of stacked blocks just below the first clip. Be gentle - these blocks might go if someone pulls outwards too hard. Get through the crimpy crux between the first and third bolt, then hang on for the ride! The first few tries I thought I had it in the bag after the 3rd bolt, but the pump spit me off near the top! Fun juggy climbing takes you to the 7th bolt where a decision must be made. The path of least resistance is to climb leftwards 5 feet, up through jugs, then back rightwards to the 8th draw. If jugs bore you, you may decide to move directly between the 7th and 8th bolt on bad crimps - hard! Might bump the route up a letter grade. Shares the last draw or two of Total Eclipse.

Location

see pic.

Protection

9ish bolts to a two bolt anchor - all fixed draws. Because of the questionable blocks down low, stick clipping the first is recommended.

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