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Stonequest - 5.8

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Ron Skelton and Mark Tuttle - Late 1980's
Rock (Trad)
PG13
4
Climb this route with a single set of gear to 3.5". Also, bring some quick draws for the bolts, a few shoulder slings, and and two ropes. (One 70m WILL NOT work for rappel without leaving carabiners)
500
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty (Not Rated)
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.50/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

Pitch 1: Begin climbing in an awesome hand crack that continually narrows and eventually ends after 100ft. Continue straight up (5.8) past two bolts (runout) to a two bolt anchor with slings and two rappel rings.
Pitch 2: Face climb (5.8) passing the right side of *three bolts (runout). Continue straight up over a small rooflet (small TCU) and a bolt to a two bolt anchor with slings and one rappel ring. *Note - One more bolt than in Donald Reid's topo.
Pitch 3: Climb a thin (small TCU) yet widening finger crack (5.7) to a large ledge. Exit the ledge on the right (large cam) and climb up and left past a bolt (runout) to a two bolt anchor with slings and one rappel ring.
Pitch 4: Climb a thin right slanting crack (5.6) to the summit of the formation. Look at the cliff above before rappelling.
Location Park at a pullout below the cliff and walk up the left side of a steep, loose drainage on a climbers trail to the base. Traverse the base left 100ft to a hand crack on the left side of a ledge next to a tree. This is the start of the climb.

Descent Options:

Rap with TWO ropes.

Submitted by: cobbledik on 2010-03-15
Last Modified: 2010-03-16
Views: 604
Route ID: 103802

2 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: OrionAgnew on 2012-08-30 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars s

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Added: 2012-08-30

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cobbledik on 2010-03-14 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars perfect first multipitch climb

straightforward for the grade

Added: 2010-03-15