Heart of Stone
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Heading up pitch 2 of Heart of Stone, crux pitch.
Pitch 1 5.7 Climb up and right along a blunt arete to a belay ledge. ~25M
Pitch 2 5.10A Crux pitch, head out left until you reach a long arete and climb the edge and left side of the arete. ~30M
Pitch 3 5.8 Climb up and right on the featured face for 60-80 feet to reach a bolted belay on a small ledge. ~30M
Pitch 4 5.8 Climb this short pitch up and right until you reach the obvious large ledge just below the upper headwall. ~15M
Pitch 5 5.7 Scramble easy 4th class to the low angle head wall and head straight up to the summit. ~35M
Pitch 3 and 4 have a few sections of crumbly rock, but the great position and highly featured granite give this route its unique character
This route follows up the left side of the middle portion of Orange wall heading straight up from the talus slope.
All bolts with bolted belays- 10 to 12 draws and some extendable sling for the begining traverse on the second pitch.
Looking up at the highly featured rock of pitch 3 ...
Getting ready to head up the final headwall pitch.