Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Golden Hall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Big Horn T,S 
Diamond Overhang T 
GBD S 
Morning Town T,S 
Rain on the Mountain S 
Tres Cojones e un Cuernito T,S 
Wiggle Room S 

GBD 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Steve McCorkel and Ken Duncan
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 700
Submitted By: morkel on May 30, 2010

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (2)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Showing GBD on the left.

Description 

Start on the very left side of the face, clip bolts angling right. Then proceed straight up on the golden brown and delicious face.

Location 

This route lies on the small buttress behind and above Mary's Bust, left of the route Tres Cojones e un Cuernito (see that route description for approach info.)

Protection 

Bolts to a bolt anchor. (We found it helpful to sling a small boulder for the belay, to better see the leader).


Comments on GBD Add Comment
Show which comments
By Bernard Gillett
Jun 29, 2010

A very nice pitch with a unique finish, and a fine position high above the deep gully separating the main and left buttresses at Mary's Bust. It feels like you're topping out on a much bigger face even though the route is only 75-80 feet long. You can place a #0.5 Camalot at the beginning (unclip after getting the first bolt). There are nine bolts, with a continuous crux section between bolts 5 and 8.