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Cornerstone, The 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Luke Strong and Roger Linfield, March 1979
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Sep 12, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: The Cornerstone Thin Feature to the left then cut ...


This is the next route left of Touch and Go. A thin crack leads up to a large, sloping ledge. Two bolts protect steep face climbing up to the top. The second bolt was added after the first ascent.


two bolts plus small gear (including cams) for the initial crack, and for a thin crack above the two bolts

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By M.Morley
From: Sacramento, CA
Mar 21, 2003

The two closely-spaced 1/4" bolts on The Cornerstone (left of Touch And Go) were replaced with a single 1/2" bolt in January 2003.

By Graham Roff
Mar 29, 2011
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b PG13

A pretty fun climb when the line on Touch and Go gets too long. The bottom crack protects with a 00 Metolius TCU, but it is at your feet before you get onto solid ground - best to be solid at the grade (like many jtree routes) for this one.