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The Scone Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.77547, -120.30866 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Feb 19, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Triangle east face of the Scone (looking down from...


One of the many separate rocks that eroded off the Sugarloaf proper ages ago. The Scone is characterized by it's distinctly triangle "east" face and steep golden, nearly impenetrable "west" face that practically looms over the main trail when walking up to the main formation of Sugarloaf. Located just up hill from the Dental Wall and below Split Rock, the Scone hosts a variety of mostly bolt protected short routes of varying quality.

Getting There 

Immediately east of Split Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Sugarloaf area.

Weather station 10.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: The right bolt start.

Magik Luv Gaz 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Lake Tahoe : ... : The Scone
A vertical section with ledges presents a bouldery puzzle off the deck, well-protected with two bolts. Starting at the bolt on the left goes at 5.9; using the right-hand first bolt instead used to go at 5.10a until a block broke off. Now it's a fairly decent V3/4 boulder problem. Caution should be used if attempting to lead the right hand variation as the protection bolt placed is totally worthless and will not protect you from a ground fall when pulling through the crux. A boulder pad...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: West side of the Scone.
BETA PHOTO: West side of the Scone.

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