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YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 180'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Jeff Brown
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Submitted By: Adam Kimmerly on Dec 12, 2010

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  • Description 

    Pitch 1 (5.10d): Climb up past the first bolt (shared with "Sea of Gold") then move up and right to a good stance below the second bolt. Cruxy moves get you up to the third bolt, then more tricky moves past that one. Easier climbing leads to a second crux section just before the anchors.
    Pitch 2 (5.10c): Go straight up a black streak with some shallow incipient crack sections to a crux traverse right on a water polished slab about 2/3 of the way up the pitch. Easier slab leads to the anchor.


    Location 

    Rap into the Bonus Ledge area from the rap anchors atop the route, or traverse over from the Video Dome area along a brushy trail at the base of the crag. The route starts about 50-75' left of the start of Captain Cook. Look for two lines of bolts up the rock, sharing the same first bolt. The right-hand line is "Sunken Treasure".


    Protection 

    Bolts (~10 per pitch) with bolted rap anchors. A 60m rope will get you (just barely! Tie stopper knots) to the P1 anchor on "Sea of Gold" from there you can rap to Bonus Ledge.



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