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Things Of Beauty (aka Interstate I-70 Towers)
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Passport to the Golden Age 

C1+

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 115'
Consensus: C1+ [details]
FA: Paul Ross, Maurice de St Jorre, Feb 6th, 2001
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Jan 1, 2008

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Paul Ross on First Ascent. Passport to the Golden ...

Description 

Follows nail heads with tie-offs to the summit (one missing, clip stick or replace). Quite solid shale.

Location 

This is above the Turkey Neck, middle cliff. See Photo.

Protection 

Tie offs.


Photos of Passport to the Golden Age Slideshow Add Photo
Chris A. cleaning on the second ascent.
Chris A. cleaning on the second ascent.
Chris A. cleaning on the second ascent.
Chris A. cleaning on the second ascent.
Rapping down as the storm comes in during the seco...
Rapping down as the storm comes in during the seco...
A) Mad Dogs and Englishmen. B) Passport to the Gol...
A) Mad Dogs and Englishmen. B) Passport to the Gol...

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By USBRIT
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Feb 6, 2015

No recorded second ascent as of 2015.
By Joe Forrester
From: Palo Alto
Jun 7, 2015

Second ascent on 6/7/15 with Chris A. Several nails are missing, so tread lightly. Spectres are helpful to bypass the missing nails. This is a really great location, with breathtaking views of Palisade. Worth the hike.

You need ~30+ tie-offs.....
By USBRIT
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Jun 8, 2015

Greetings from UK ...Well done, chaps. Fourteen years after the first ascent.
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