BETA PHOTO: Second Pullout Overview
The Sweet Pain Wall is popular because it is overhung and is shady on summer afternoons. Although there is one 5.8 here the majority of the routes at this wall are in the 5.11 range.
[Reprinted with permission from Jed Botsford, Climbing Ranger - RRCNCA].
The approach to the Sweet Pain Wall is the same as for the Black Corridor, but instead of walking up onto the second section of slick rock continue walking (west) up the sandy wash and turn north up the first side canyon you come to.
9 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Browse More Classics in Sweet Pain Wall
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sweet Pain Wall:
The Gambler 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Sweet Pain 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Lee Press On 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Sweet Pain Wall
Glitter Gulch 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c NV
: Red Rock
: ... : Sweet Pain Wall
Begins on a ledge...first route on the left on this ledge. Sweet Pain is about 40' to the left. Big holds lead to the first bolt. After that, small holds get you to the second bolt. After the second bolt it's big holds, great feet and super-fun steepness. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
Latest Regional Forum Messages
By Peter Franzen
From: Phoenix, AZ
Apr 23, 2012
This is nice and shady when the rest of the 2nd pullout is in the sun in the afternoon.