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Brown and Gold 

YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Jesse Brown
New Route: Yes
Season: summer
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Submitted By: Jesse Brown on Sep 22, 2010

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This is the center steepest line on the wall. It is an obvious line. The crux is pulling the bulge using an arete or dynoing.


Start under a little overhang in the center of the wall using both sides of the walls to pull over to good holds and stand up to a quick rest.


Bring 15 draws for the whole route. That includes anchors.

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By Jesse Brown
From: Laramie,wy
Sep 22, 2010

This is the old Ken Driese bolted line up the center of the cove wall. Very cool.

Not to be missed are two 5.10s to the right and a sweet 5.11 to the left.
By Steve Millard
Sep 22, 2010

Good work on the send. It's a good route and 12c/d is what I was thinking on my five or six one hang failed attempts.
By Jan Roestel
Oct 12, 2010

I agree with Steve. (What's up, Steve!) A lot of us tried this, some were close, and it is about time someone did it.
12+ or 12d, sweet line need to get back and finish this.
By bart cubrich 1
Jun 25, 2015

There is some discussion about whether or not there are in fact anchors at the top of this thing. I have heard two stories: 1) there are anchors, just keep going, 2) there are no anchors, traverse to the anchors of another route. Does anyone know for sure as of recently? I will report on this when I am over there, but it would be nice to know beforehand. Also, this is a candidate for new anchors if the second case is the truth.

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