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Gemstone Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.32205, -120.3227 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Colonel Mustard on Sep 20, 2011
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Description 

This south facing wall gets a lot sun until late in the day. The overhanging nature of the rock makes it climbable into the winter since it avoids the wet.

Getting There 

It is to the far left and around the corner of the North Star wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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