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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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Description 

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).

Location 

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

Protection 

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


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By Aram Melkonian
May 2, 2016

CONDITION REPORT 
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 JeffMK
Jul 17, 2016

CONDITION REPORT 
Climbed this yesterday and did not feel particularly great about the anchor situation either. I'm not going to criticize anyone's effort, and it clearly worked since my partner and I both made it back down safely, but I was happy to be off of it and onto the better P1 anchor.
By Matthew Fienup
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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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