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Goodstone 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [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...

Description 

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.


Location 

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.


Protection 

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



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Travis works through the crux.
Travis works through the crux.
another picture of the reason people do this route, a perfect slightly steep finger crack...
another picture of the reason people do this route...
Making the move from Crusing Lane on to the ledge to gain Goodstone...
Making the move from Crusing Lane on to the ledge ...
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By TomCaldwell
From: Clemson, S.C.
Oct 26, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

After having done Rebar, there is no way this is 11a.

By Will Sweeney
From: Bakersfield, California
Apr 22, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 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.