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Golden Years 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Todd Gordon , Cyndie Bransford, Jim Angione, Dave Evens & Marge Floyd, June 1989
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Submitted By: Woody Stark on Feb 16, 2004

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Description 

This route is to the left of "Feltoneon Physics". Look for the bolt about fifteen feet up. After reaching the bolt, move right and up to enter the crack on "Feltoneon Physics". Continue up FP. This is an excellent route that I regret I'd not climbed before. You'll need your puny wires to protect the moves to the bolt. Further, it's a bit decomposed below the bolt so don't yank off any of those great looking holds. Be sure to finish with the overhang at the top; it's tricky but interesting. If you're a wuss, you can bypass it to the right; in which case, you'll feel dissatisfied with yourself and have many sleepless nights nagged by low self-regard.

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Standard rack including the wee wires.


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By C Miller
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Feb 25, 2004
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

A fun diversion when at Lemmingway, but three stars? Best climbed while waiting for the true three star routes.