This wall has long been mostly disregarded. In the Thomas Kelley guidebook the topo described an all traditional area with three (5.10's) and a (5.9+). I'm assuming the rebolting project in the 90's led to some of these routes getting the retro bolt face lift.
From Davids Castle Wall follow the trail leading cliff right. The easiest way is to find The Arborist(5.10) on Red Wall. Rising Sun Wall is cliff left.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rising Sun Wall:
Happy Ending 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad
Ask Mr. Science 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Tom Waits For No One 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Buddha Bulge 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch
No Added Weight 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Sport, TR, 1 pitch
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Buddha Bulge 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b NC : Crowders Mountain : ... : Rising Sun Wall
Fun route. Hard onsight. Look for the graffiti "ROBERT" this is the start of Buddha Bulge. Three main bulges. Start right of the first bulge (on Robert) climb out left. Climb up the second bulge and here is where the 'meat and potatoes' of the climb is. Protection is micro sized on good rock ( by Crowders standards).Pull the last bulge out left before climbing up onto a ledge where you can easily escape left but climbing the seam cliff right with good but subtle protection is recommended for a b...[more] Browse More Classics in NC
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