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Brimstone Stairway 

YDS: 5.1 French: 2 Ewbanks: 6 UIAA: II ZA: 7 British: MD 2a R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.1 French: 2 Ewbanks: 6 UIAA: II ZA: 7 British: MD 2a [details]
FA: Jim Boone, 10/79
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Submitted By: M.Morley on Jan 1, 2002

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Climber: Mike Anderson
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Description 

Follow the prominent "staircase" with giant edges on SW side of formation. An easy solo or good choice for introducing beginners to basic movement on rock. Descend off NW side of formation or downclimb route.

Protection 

Long webbing and a few pieces if toproping.


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By Isaac T.
From: Rockville, MD
Dec 26, 2006
rating: 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a

My fiancee did this route; good for beginners. Nice walk off the back. Easy to teach anchor building as well at the top.
By InlandEmpireDudes
From: So Cal
Mar 5, 2012

Fun for a 5.1. Worth free soloing.
By Dave Kos
Nov 13, 2012

Great for kids and newbies. An interesting bit of geology. The "stairs" appear to be man-made.
By rockcarl
From: Orange County, CA
Nov 29, 2013

A nice easy solo, but not worth the walk out to Morbid Mound. Interestingly, the "stairs" continue all the way across the mound to the other side.