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Routes in Headstone Rock

Cryptic S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cutting Edge, The S 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Headbanger's Ball T 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Headmaster TR 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Headstone Crack Left T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Headstone Crack Right T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
SW Corner T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
South Face Center TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: Terry Ayers
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Shared By: Adam Stackhouse on Jan 2, 2007
Admins: C Miller, Greg Opland, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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This not often done route takes a line up and through the roof formed by Headstone Rock, left of the route SW Corner (5.6).


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C Miller   CA  
You're right it's not often done, but it's a classic sandbag. Jan 2, 2007
Ben H  
I'm having a hard time understanding how this thing is only 1 to 2 letter grades harder than Apartheid? ... Its also a shame that the rest of the route over the lip wasn't a little better quality. Nov 15, 2010
It's way harder than Apartheid, the crew who put it up, prided themselves as sandbaggers. The Cutting Edge and Headmaster are also complete sandbags as well. Terry Ayres, was one of the best climbers of his day, that no one knows about. Sep 10, 2013

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