Solstice Cave Rock Climbing
The right half of the Solstice Cave. There are so...
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Climbing in Solstice Cave is no longer off limits. Permission from the Lincoln National Forest (Carlsbad, NM) must be obtained before any new routes can be bolted.
Solstice is located directly accross the canyon from the terminus of the approach trail. This is also one of the few crags visible from the parking area.
Climbing Season For the Last Chance Canyon area.
Weather station 3.1 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Solstice Cave
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Solstice Cave:
Hot Tamale 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Solstice Cave
It Put's the Buff On 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c NM
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This endurance test begins in the very back of the cave. Work through on good holds, look for the sweet knee bar rest before working up into the split roof section. Follow the roof break to it's point and then look left for the giant hueco for another knee bar-esqe rest, can be no hands if you don't mind the inversion. Fight the pump to the finish on long rails with positive holds. Kevin added a 2nd anchor above the original to ensure you get your arm pump in....[more] Browse More Classics in NM
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