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Submitted By: James Beissel on May 18, 2009
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Description 

The Tombstone is an obvious slab on the right of the trail just before reaching The Book. It is directly in front of the Fat City Crack alcove. The rock has a prominent, left-arching, splitter crack that joins an offwidth (Tombstone, 5.8) as well as a bolted route (Resurrection, 5.11c).

There are no bolted anchors on this formation, so plan on improvising a rappel.

Getting There 

Hike the standard approach to The Book and The Pages Wall and look for The Tombstone on the right just before reaching the base of The Book.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tombstone:
Tombstone   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Tombstone
Resurrection. View a little foreshortened.  No bolts on top.

Resurrection 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : Tombstone
The crux is slabby and spooky between the 2nd and 3rd bolts. Work them toes up high and move fast!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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