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Visible across the valley from the Great Wall, the Solarium offers a a number of difficult sport lines, with more in development.
Approach as for the Great Wall and Hideout, but continue past the creek crossing and follow a logging road left and uphill. At a flat area, go right on another logging road and watch for a trail marking on the left about 30-40' up the road. Follow this trail to the Solarium.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Solarium:
Air Ride Equipped 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Banshee 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Magnum Opus 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Manifest Destiny 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Abiyoyo 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Super Best Friends 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 95'
Mirage 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
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Banshee 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Solarium
Anchor your belayer and steep out over the void, follow bolts up and right to a huge hueco. Sit down and ponder teh meaning of life. Exit the hueco and make difficult moves up and right to a second hueco (Abiyoyo 5.12b heads up and left from the first hueco). Sit down and ponder why we climb. Exit the hueco and follow jugs to the anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in KY
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