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Gemstone Area

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About Gemstone Area:

A great area in the lower Sandias. In contrast to the orange blocky granite of the upper Sandias, this is the white water polished stuff. Tuolomne-esque! Approach from the La Cueva picnic area. The Gemstone slabs face north, though the Flake-n-Bake slabs face south
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Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Trad
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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Opal 5.7 1
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Emerald City 5.9 0
1 Average Rating = 3.20/5 Flake-n-Bake 5.5 6
1 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Gemstone 5.8 3
1 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Revenge of the Elderly 5.7 6