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South Face

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About South Face:

The South Face is where most of the action at Stone happens. Many of the most popular routes start from the Tree Ledge (see the Access Routes to Tree Ledge section), but a number of great climbs (e.g., The Pulpit, Grand Funk Railroad) start from ground level. Most routes that don't have natural protection are bolted, but be prepared for some scary runouts. Two ropes are necessary to rappel down. Also, be prepared to rap off a different route than the one you came up.
Approach: From the lower parking lot, take the trail following the signs to the Hutchinson Homestead. After passing the homestead, cross the large meadow on your left. Permit kiosk is found as soon as you enter the woods.
Approach Time:
Latitude, Longitude: 36.39167, -81.04717
Access Issues:
Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun

Routes

SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Back To School 5.9 0
2 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Caveman 5.10c 0
3 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Requiem To A Dream 5.11d 0
4 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Discipline 5.12a 0
5 Average Rating = 0.00/5 McGrady's Route, a.k.a Happy Trails, a.k.a. Disco Dance of Death 5.11a 1
6 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Permission Granite 5.10a 0
7 Average Rating = 4.50/5 Fantastic 5.9 8
8 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Last Dance 5.11c 0
9 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Toilet Bowl 5.10c 0
10 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Fleet Feet 5.10a 4
11 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Face Value 5.11d 1
12 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Scimitar 5.12a 1
13 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Peer Pressure 5.9 1
14 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Wet Dreams 5.9 0
15 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Zoo Love 5.9 1
16 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Wahoo Start 5.9 5
17 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Dream Waves 5.9 3
18 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Dream On 5.9 1
19 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Impossible Dream 5.9 1
20 Average Rating = 4.33/5 Dixie Crystals 5.9 10
21 Average Rating = 3.62/5 White Way Direct 5.9 11
22 Average Rating = 4.26/5 The Pulpit (3) 5.8 36
23 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Anchor Rode 5.6 1
24 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Hook and Bladder 5.9 0
25 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Botany Ten 5.8 0
26 Average Rating = 4.80/5 Autumn Speaks 5.9 10
27 Average Rating = 4.00/5 The Sermon 5.9 1
28 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Purple Daze 5.11a 0
29 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Strawberry Preserves 5.10d 4
30 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Pandora's Way 5.9 2
31 Average Rating = 5.00/5 The Purring 5.10c 2
32 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Orange Blossom Special 5.11a 1
33 Average Rating = 4.33/5 Electric Boobs 5.9 14
34 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Amtrack 5.10a 0
35 Average Rating = 4.64/5 Grand Funk Railroad (1) 5.9 17
36 Average Rating = 3.00/5 PF Flyers 5.10a 1
37 Average Rating = 4.33/5 Taken for Granite 5.9 3
38 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Blood on the Tracks 5.9 1
39 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Saturday Night Fever, a.k.a Saturday Night Live 5.10a 0
40 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Mama's Goin' Crazy 5.10a 0
41 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Brown Sugar 5.10a 0
42 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Pyromania 5.10a 0
43 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Teflon Trip 5.10c 1
44 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Sufficiently Breathless 5.9 0
45 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Spiderman Swings South 5.10d 0

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