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Rolling Stoned 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Drew Spaulding, Mark Miner
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 87
Submitted By: Drew Spaulding on Jun 25, 2013

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  • Description 

    This was the 1st route established at the Watchtower with intent to open up the rest of the incredible features on the wall. I led up the obvious chimney on the far left side of the wall with a rack of gear to about 75' before needing to place 3 expansion bolts and then up to the anchor bolts. From here, Mark and I established all the anchors for the other routes... Rolling Stoned sat dormant for numerous years until in 2012 I re-routed the line of bolts(w/Dut) to climb the beautifully pocketed face to the right of the chimney. Now the entire pitch is protected with Titanium bolts and is the moderate "warm-up" for the wall...


    Titanium bolts and a few treads... up to the 2-bolt Ti anchor

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