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The Gem Stone

Washington > Northeast Corne… > Spokane Area > Rocks of Sharon

Description

The Gem Stone is probably best described as the far right side of the Rookie Wall formation, and provides superb overhanging climbing with a beautiful view of the rolling Palouse hills.
Routes range in difficulty from 5.10c to 5.12c and include the super steep climbs Hello Nasty(5.11a), Gem of a Different Stone(5.12a) and Massive Attack(5.12c).

Getting There

From Rookie Wall, keep heading East along the base of the wall, past a broken section, to where routes appear again.

Routes from Left to Right

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 2
Size Doesn't Matter
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 1
The Deviant
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 1
The Hedonist
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
Hello Nasty
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Gem of a Different Stone
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 1
Massive Attack
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 1
Super Fly
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Size Doesn't Matter
 2
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Deviant
 1
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
The Hedonist
 1
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Hello Nasty
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Gem of a Different Stone
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Massive Attack
 1
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Super Fly
 1
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport

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Megan Kirley
Spokane, WA
[Hide Comment] The anchor on Size Doesn't Matter the the project line 10d to the right of it are really bad and need to be replaced. Oct 13, 2020