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Probe, The S 
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Golden Child 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio & Greg Hand, 2006
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on May 22, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Golden Child and Straight Out of Compton.

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Description 

The crux is getting past the first two bolts on very overhanging rock.

Bring gear (cams) for the upper crack and rap from the Louisville Slugger anchor.

This is a great little route with power moves at the crux.

Location 

Start 5 feet right of "Louisville Slugger" and 5 feet left of "Straight Out of Compton."

Protection 

Four quickdraws and some medium to large (blue) Camalots.


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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jun 5, 2006
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Crux can by a dyno or a static move out left with a cool pinch and heel to the right in a slot. Both seem like they will be reachy for short folks though.
By Greg Hand
From: Golden, CO
May 22, 2008

This has one of the better backstep-dropknee moves in the canyon.