Solarium Rock Climbing
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From left to right, climbers on Black Hole, Sender...
This is another stacked crag in the Central Gorge that is a good cold weather destination (obviously, it gets sun). It is home to the popular Sendero Luminoso, as well as an assortment of other high quality climbs.
Located just north of the Great Wall of China. Approach from the standard Central Gorge descent gully and cross the River.
Climbing Season For the Central Gorge area.
Weather station 18.5 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Solarium
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Solarium:
Focus 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Supernova 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
Venom 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Aberration 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
R Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Black Hole 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
Flux Direct 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Solarium
Black Hole 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Solarium
Black Hole is a long, intimidating, and above all, pumpy route. It begins on the west-facing wall just right of the main buttress of the Solarium at an obvious bolted crack on the face. Climb up a weird little chimney and pull onto the face -- occasionally using the crack for the left hand but generally using face holds. This section ends at a huge ledge with a two-bolt anchor making it a nice pitch in its own right, but it is definitely not easy for 5.10. No bother, because you didn't come ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA