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Guano Quemado T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sun Salute S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Sunshine S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Thermal Mass S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Jay Foley, Joel Tinl, Sam Lambie, Dave Sharp
Page Views: 129 total, 6/month
Shared By: George Perkins on Mar 6, 2016
Admins: Mike Howard, Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Sun Salute has a great steep juggy first half, a more vertical crack/face climbing finish. This climb shares a lot of climbing, including the start and finish, with the easier sections of "Solar Gain" (5.12c).

Start at the right side of the alcove. Climb up and pull through numerous blocky roofs on great holds; you don't normally don't get to climb roofs this steep for the 5.11- grade! So good! After the steeps, don't continue up the slick bolted arete: this is "Solar Gain" 5.12c. Instead, step left to a finger crack and climb up that. At the top of the finger crack, move out right, and climb a finger crack through the final headwall.


This climb starts at the right side of the white alcove.


~12 bolts


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This route is now fully bolted. There are also two new 11+ bolted routes that i will try to post soon:) May 14, 2016