The Stonemasters

The stonemasters were an informal group who climbed extensively together in southern California from 1970 until 1980 or so. They frequented crags such as Tahquitz Rock, Suicide Rock, Joshua Tree and Yosemite.

Together the group defined an era of climbing in the USA with many notable achievements between them, such as:

Towards the end of the 1980s the group became known for their strict ethical stance, particularly with regards to rap bolting and top rope practice.



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16 entries on the list.

Climber Name
1 Bill Antel
2 Dale Bard
3 Dean Fidelman
4 Jim Bridwell
5 Jim Hoagland
6 John Bachar
7 John Long
8 John Yablonski
9 Ken Yager
10 Lynn Hill
11 Mike Graham
12 Richard Harrison
13 Rick Accomazzo
14 Robs Muir
15 Ron Kauk
16 Tobin Sorenson