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The Tombstone Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.39444, -123.33056 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Rick Shull, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Lurker on Dec 1, 2015
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Description 

Tall tombstone-shaped slab between the Main Tower and the Visionary Buttress. Immaculate white and grey rock.

Getting There 

Far left side of the main Marble Caves formation, approximately 15 minute approach from the parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Redwood Coast area.

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For The Tombstone

So It Goes 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  California : Redwood Coast : ... : The Tombstone
Slab to steep corner, back to slab, then up a slightly overhanging headwall. A little dirty still but quite fun. Watch out for the "butt crack" feature up high, it tends to eat ropes. Best to have a follower clean the route, to avoid getting your rope stuck, and due to the slightly wandering nature of the route....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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By Steve Harrison
From: Arcata
Mar 15, 2017
The description should read between the main wall and visionary buttress. I couldn't make out a tombstone.
By Lurker
Administrator
From: Westwood
Mar 15, 2017
Thanks for the catch, I fixed that. Also if you look at the formation that Pork Sword is on from further back, it's definitely shaped like a tombstone.

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