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The Gemstone Gully is a promnient gully located on the east face of Bridge Mountain. The name Gemstone is a play on words, Jen Stone was involved in the first Ascent of the Gemstone route. The Gemstone Gully house's at least 2 quality routes; Fear and Loathing and Gemstone.
The approach for Gemstone Gully actually goes up a Spur ridge and then a side gully to the North. It involves some scranbling and some Bushwacking. Once you reach the notch between the approach gully and the Gemstone gully proper; you will go up or down Gemstone gully to get to the individual routes. See the pictures for more info on the approach.
3 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gemstone Gully:
Fear and Loathing 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 400'
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Fear and Loathing 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b NV : Red Rock : ... : Gemstone Gully
Pitch #1: Begin at the left side of a "tunnel" at the base of the wall. Climb up to a good ledge at the bottom of the main crack system. 5.7, 75ft.Pitch #2: Climb the steep varnished crack. Mid way up you encounter a roof that is, obviously, turned on the right. Continue up to a nice trianglar ledge and belay. The belay takes acouple of small pieces where the wall meets the ledge and or #1 camalots. 5.10+, 110ft.Pitch #3: Continue climbing the sick varnished crack. Starti...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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