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Golden Brown 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b C1

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 2 pitches, 170', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b C1 [details]
FA: Andy Ross Paul Ross ( Alt Leads)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Dec 2, 2009
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Paul on P2 approaching the incredible hand crack

Description 

P1) Climb a few feet up a thin crack behind a large block to a ledge,then up a corner .passing a bolt to a thin hand crack. Pass another bolt,then move left to a ledge . Finish up a chimney to double anchors. 5.10 C1 100'(this pitch was followed free at 5.11+. P2) Move left up thin cracks to a roof. pull the roof and jam a beautiful hand crack in a head wall to double anchors.5.10 C1 70'. This pitch was followed at 5.11c with four points of aid.Rap the route


Location 

Walk to the left (west) end of the Butte and look for an obvious brown splitter crack about 150' up. This is the second pitch. The first pitch starts directly up a left -facing thin corner/crack.See photo


Protection 

Friends:-two sets #0 through #3.5 with extra #2 #2.5, #3, #5



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  P.Ross Starting P2.
P.Ross Starting P2.
 B) Golden Brown
BETA PHOTO: B) Golden Brown
Andy on first pitch
Andy on first pitch
P2 Paul near the top.
P2 Paul near the top.
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By mountainsense
Jun 5, 2011

A,
--so I guess I can't use the name, "Golden Brown." Turns out you already used it! S