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The Solarium

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The Solarium  


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Administrators: Jason Halladay, saxfiend, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Apr 18, 2007
Forecast:
Today

65-83°F
Thu

64-84°F
Fri

65-84°F
Sat

67-86°F
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61-77°F
Mon

62-84°F
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Description 

Visible across the valley from the Great Wall, the Solarium offers a a number of difficult sport lines, with more in development.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',10],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

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+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Banshee   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Manifest Destiny   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Magnum Opus   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Delicatessen   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 85'   
Galunlati   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
Summer Sunshine   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 95'   
Super Best Friends   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 95'   
Abiyoyo   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
So Long Mr. Petey   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   
Mirage   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
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Featured Route For The Solarium
Kevin just before the traverse

Galunlati 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Solarium
Climb easily up an arete then step right onto the steepening face. Make a vicious move off of a thin hold at the second bolt and continue with crimpy climbing through a few more roofs. The upper half of the route eases significantly but gets steeper so you still have to hold on....[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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By tscupp
From: Cincinnati, OH
Jun 30, 2013
Be wary of wasps on the upper half of many of these routes during the summer.
By Dominic Rickicki
Mar 22, 2015
If you hear the phrase "Hey! (belayer's name) I'm just gonna hang out here for a sec" Then you are probably at the right crag.
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