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Solarium Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.51713, -118.57143 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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.

Getting There 

Located just north of the Great Wall of China. Approach from the standard Central Gorge descent gully and cross the River.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.5 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',8],['5.12',6],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Solarium

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Solarium:
Sabado Gigante   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Sendero Luminoso   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Morning Wood   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 150'   
Static Cling   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Split Descison   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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'   
Snake Eyes   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 75'   
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'   
Flux Capacitor   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Russian Meteors 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Solarium
This route ascends the middle face between "Directchossimo" and "Psmead" at the lower solarium area. This the face adjacent from Shocker that doesn't get alot of traffic.Russian Meteors starts on a huge dangling and intimidating looking flake (it's actually not hard). Clip the first bolt on the dangling flake and stand up tall to clip the 2nd bolt. from here do some hard moves 11+/12a to reach a jug and clip the 3rd bolt. Climb an amazing face (10+) for a long ways that meets with the last 2 bol...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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