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Quite a mix of fixed pro is encountered on the Northeast Face route of Steins Pillar!! Some of it is courtesy of the original ascent party, circa 1950. The lag bolt in upper right corner was confirmed to have been placed by FA party in 1950 (saw these on P3, P5); two old pitons "stacked" (P5); two rusty pitons stacked and driven into an old bolt sleeve (P5); a rusty piton sticking halfway out of the bolt sleeve (P5); in center, a new looking bolt. These are interspersed among the "ancient" pro and reduce the seriousness of the route to probably an A1+ to A2 (October 30, 2004).