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YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: H. Loeffler, D. Lutes, 1992
Season: any
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Submitted By: Tony B on Oct 2, 2006

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i love this section of crack... so nice...


Start up Cruising Lane for a few meters and then step left onto a ledge and into a thinner crack. Protect from the better stances (with feet) and sprint inbetween. As the crack ends climb up and left to the ledge.
To descend, rap from the Cruising Lane anchors.


Just left of Cruising Lane and Right of Passage, on the left hand side of the same inset on can see a thinner line through the face that starts on Cruising Lane. This is Goodstone.


Gear up to 2" knuckle-sized cams are useful. The larger piece to start on Cruising Lane is optional.

Photos of Goodstone Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Goodstone
Rock Climbing Photo: Making the move from Crusing Lane on to the ledge ...
Making the move from Crusing Lane on to the ledge ...
Rock Climbing Photo: another picture of the reason people do this route...
another picture of the reason people do this route...
Rock Climbing Photo: Travis works through the crux.
Travis works through the crux.

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By TomCaldwell
From: Clemson, S.C.
Oct 26, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

After having done Rebar, there is no way this is 11a.
By Will Sweeney
From: Zachariah, Kentucky
Apr 22, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Compared to rebar this is hard to even call this 10d like the guidebook does. Still a fun route with sweet locks and well protected face climbing afterwards.

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