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Golden Years 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Louie Anderson
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Submitted By: Dr. Evil on Jul 2, 2006

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Golden Years

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Pitch 1: Climb up the water groove to a bolted belay on the ledge (5.6).

Pitch 2: Climb thee line of bolts up a white water streak to the top of the cliff (5.8).


This route is on the Far Side area of the cliff. It starts up a wide, low-angle water groove. See photo.


Bolts, bolted anchors. 60-m rope required to descend second pitch.

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By Aram Melkonian
May 2, 2016

SKETCHY ANCHOR on the top of the 2nd pitch. The 2nd anchor is NOT ideal at all. Both bolts look questionable and are connected to a boulder that is chossy.

The climb itself is great and a lot of fun especially the 2nd pitch. I just wanted to warn you everyone before they hop on the climb!
By Matthew Fienup
From: Ventura, CA
Sep 30, 2008

The photo sited in the route description does not show the proper location of this route. The routes shown are The Serpent & Watermark. Golden Years is actually the next line of bolts to the left.

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