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Routes in Gold Wall

Flash for Hash T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gold Bug S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gold Standard S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Hidden Gold S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Type: Trad, 40 ft
FA: Jim Hammerle & Mike Lee, 1990
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Shared By: Bill Olszewski on Aug 8, 2007
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description [Suggest Change]

Flash for Hash starts in the finger/small hands crack between Gold Bug and Hidden Gold. It is difficult to say where the crux lies; most of the crack can be avoided due to the well-featured face on both sides. Avoiding those holds, I found the start to be a little tough and the upper half of the crack yields better to a layback than to hand jams, at least for my hands. Finish above the crack, up the face on fairly large edges, between Gold Bug and Hidden Gold, clipping the bolts on either side. This route is usually done as a TR from the anchor for Hidden Gold.

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Gear to 1.5", three QD's. Bolted anchor

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H.J.
Brooklyn, NY
 
H.J.   Brooklyn, NY
 
Nut on left anchor is loose and spinning. May 14, 2012

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