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Eric G working it out. Camera courtesy of [[10677...
Starting beneath the snout of rock, navigate to the left side and up over loose plates. The line continues up the obvious crack in solid granite. About 3/4 of the way up is a 2 or 3 inch chockstone after which the difficulty of the climbing eases. Continue to a gear belay near the top of the first pitch of Gemstone
. From there, we continued up the route Christian Crack
The old Loucks' guide rates both this route and Gemstone
as 5.9. This route is more sustained than P2 of Gemstone
Standard rack up to 3+ inches. I used a fairly open BD C4 #3 just below the chockstone; a 3.5 would probably have been perfect. Not far below that I used a BD C4 #4.