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Golden Gloves

5.10b, Trad, 80 ft,  Avg: 2.9 from 35 votes
FA: Rob Robinson, Arno Ilgner, '85
Tennessee > Tennessee Wall > T-Wall East

Description

"Are you a contender?"

A little harder than it's neighbor to the left, Precious Orr.

Location

Just right and downhill of Precious Orr, trailside.

Shares anchors with P.O., these routes are pretty popular and a hassle. The ring hangers don't have any way to clip in "high and low" so you need to watch out for crossed ropes.

Protection

Mostly fingers and hands will get you there. Contracting into the slot 2/3rds the way up gets you an "awkward but no hands" before "the bizness".

Yellow or reds (.75-1.0) protect the hardest moves with aplomb...

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[Hide Comment] Uh-oh, my fingers don't really work in here... Jun 4, 2007
david Adkins
5.10+
[Hide Comment] 10 c would be a more accurate grade in my book. Jan 12, 2009
Nick Stayner
Wymont Kingdom
  5.10a/b
[Hide Comment] I'd probably agree, but it fits with a lot of the other 10as at the T-Wall. Jan 12, 2009
JohnWesely
Red River Gorge
[Hide Comment] 5.10, lol. Jan 22, 2013
[Hide Comment] Found the route has it's own set of Fixe ring anchors now. The nut was loose on the left bolt and stainless flat or locking washers are needed on both bolts. Didn't have the gear to fix it myself, but it will require a 9/16" wrench. Nov 23, 2018