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Stone Ground 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Keith Maas, Eric Wood 1989
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Submitted By: Spencer Anderson on Oct 14, 2004

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Description 

The route is the second line of bolts as you work your way up the steep trail and over the obvious boulder that is in the middle of the trail.

Fantastic climbing with a little bit of everything: Jugs, sidepulls, crimps, underclings, technical reachy moves it's got it all. Watch the footwork!

Protection 

6 bolts; two bolts at the top for anchor (quicklinks and SMC rolled aluminum rap rings—don't lower through the rings).


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By tenesmus
Sep 9, 2006

hard if you're tall.
By Dave Wachter
Jun 2, 2008

Hard if you're short.
By john strand
From: southern colo
Jul 12, 2008

REALLY hard if your stupid
By WasatchChic
From: Salt Lake, Utah
Aug 6, 2008
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Hard for the grade, but I think due to the bolting. Still a classic climb.
By Nicholas Yaskoff
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 22, 2008
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

First two bolts are a little run out but on easy terrain. The business end of the route is between bolt 3 and 5. Excellent crimpers and side pulls with a few jugs along the way. Donít forget to utilize a knee bar half way up to gain a much needed rest before pushing through the upper crux. This is such a fun route with exquisite moves and body positions all the way up.
By Cowboy Roy
From: SLC, UT
Aug 10, 2011
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

Think its hard for short climbers... great route though, don't blow the second clip
By Spencer Weiler
From: SLC, UT
Jul 28, 2012

One of the best in bcc. The FA dudes may have been short on bolts when putting this one up, but it adds to the flavor. The move to the hole jug is awesome, and I found a sweet one finger pocket hole of sorts to clip the 2nd to last bolt. Hard for 11b, but super quality.