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The Rolling Stones 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 540', Grade III
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Paul Ross Andy Ross Shingo Ohkawa (var leads) 03/22/2012
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Mar 29, 2012

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Oop's its The Rolling Stones. Heads Up!

Description 

Dedicated to still the best rock group on the planet.From Two Finger Canyon walk about 20 mins north. See topo's .After P1 the rock and climbing is excellent.

P1)Head up towards the shallow groove with two pro bolts at about 60'up in the dark rock to protect moves into the groove. Then straight up to small but thick pine tree belay below the right trending weakness.140' 5.8+.
P2)Climb into the fault line past a bolt at 15'. Continue up the line trending right ,using cams and wires and a total of five bolts to a good stance and double anchors below a perfect rippled slab.200' 5.9.
P3)Straight up from belay and superb climbing trending right past six bolts to double anchors 20' below the massive ledge system. Declared top of route.200'5.7.
Descent. Rap to top of P2 then one long careful rap to the ground.

Location 

About 20 mins hike north from the camp at Two Fingers Canyon ... See topo's.

Protection 

Cams 1/2" to 3". Wires. Two 60m ropes


Photos of The Rolling Stones Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: A)Rolling Stones.540' 5.9
BETA PHOTO: A)Rolling Stones.540' 5.9
Rock Climbing Photo: Shingo starting P3
Shingo starting P3
Rock Climbing Photo: Paul starting P1 .Just below bolt placements
Paul starting P1 .Just below bolt placements
Rock Climbing Photo: Shingo following P2
Shingo following P2
Rock Climbing Photo: Paul higher on P1
Paul higher on P1
Rock Climbing Photo:   Tele photo from Two Fingers.A) Crusade.1310' 5.9...
BETA PHOTO: Tele photo from Two Fingers.A) Crusade.1310' 5.9...
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy staring P2
Andy staring P2
Rock Climbing Photo: View from top of P2 looking north
View from top of P2 looking north
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy higher on P2
Andy higher on P2
Rock Climbing Photo: Shingo arriving top of P2
Shingo arriving top of P2
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy following P3.
Andy following P3.
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy keeping an eye on.
Andy keeping an eye on.
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy at the belay P2
Andy at the belay P2
Rock Climbing Photo: Home time.
Home time.

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