Solar Wall

(14 routes)

A prominent wall. Bolt anchors a few metres back.

Type: 
Wall
Aspect: 
West
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
AN Anomaly 14
0
wire representing trad
The broken corner at the left end of the wall, good climbing. Affected by quake.
Lindsay Main, 1996
AM Amnesia 15
0
wire representing trad
Start in the steep shallow groove on big holds with no pro. Then reach left for pro and move up. Affected by quake.
Stu Allan, 1996
AB Another One Bites The Bushes 15
0
wire representing trad
Around on the front face climb a thin crack (crux) to bushes. Follow the wider, easier crack to the top. Affected by quake.
Neil Sloan, 1998
AD Another One Bites The Dust 16
0
wire representing trad
Start just to the right at a crack and climb straight up with pro in scrubby cracks on both sides. Strenuous, but good pro.
Lindsay Main, 1996
UN Footloose and Fancy Free 16 15m
1.02
5bolts
A good route between AOBTD and Lizard. Follow the line of bolts, slightly rightwards to the 5th bolt. then up to the DBB.
John Entwisle
L Lizard 16
0
wire representing trad
Steep curving corner. Start as for FFF but follow the crack and ledge rightward. Steeply up the crack. Before exiting the crack, step left and climb the wall to the DBB or continue to the double chain anchors at the top of the crag. Affected by quake in mid section but seems OK.
Neil Sloan, 1992
P Pssst 19
0
4bolts 1
A shallow steep corner a metre left of SP. At the top of the corner step right onto the wall and then back left to finish. Ring bolt anchor.
S Solar Powered 20
1.02
4bolts 1
A clean wall just to the right. Climb the arete to the second bolt and then up the face on the right side. Be careful as the finishing block has fallen off. Double ring bolt belay on the tier above, shared with Dance to a different tune and Electricorpse.
Neil Sloan, 1992
DDT Dance To A Different Tune 20
0
3bolts
Start in the middle of the wall and climb over a small bulge and up the top wall. Originally soloed. Has 2 of its own bolts and the third from Electricorpse.
Simon Middlemass (solo), 1992
E Electricorpse 17
0
1bolts wire representing trad
A metre right is a steep crack with a gully above. At the top of the crack, step right to the ledge. Then step left onto the Solar Powered wall and up past the bolt. Poor pro low down. DBB
Neil Sloan, 1992
Pinched 20
0
2bolts wire representing trad
Starts in a short, overhanging open corner, moving up to a ledge. Then easier climbing up the wall above with good pro. Has 2 bolts plus 2 anchor chains.
Neil Sloan, 1992
Marginal 14
0
wire representing trad
start low down at the very right edge of the wall and climb the arete to a ledge. Step left for protection (wires) then up the arete to a horizontal break (cams) and pull over the top.
Lindsay Main, 1998
SD Space Dust 22
1.02
3bolts
On a boulder 20m to the right. Start on the left side and boulder right-ward to a pocket, then move up and clip the 2nd bolt. Thin balance moves on to the slab and up past the 2nd bolt to the anchors. Castle-Hill-ish.
Marcus Thomas, 1999
MC Micro-Climate 14
0
3bolts
On the tiny buttress 20m further right and 20m left of Nuggets.Short route on a buttress. Start in the corner or on the R arete (harder) and clip the bolts up to the DBB. Also described in the Merlin section
Lindsay Main, 2003

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Thank you for rectifying/ replacing the topo.

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