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Routes in Gold Star Canyon

Bouncing Betty Route T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Cirqus Voltaire T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
Factotum T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Ride the Lightning T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c C1+
Skin Industries T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Uncle Sam S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Unknown/?CCC? Tower T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
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Type: Sport, 30 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Spencer112 on May 13, 2011
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

The start is a good foot with a slopey edge from which you can clip the first draw. From there, it slopers and clips. The crux is under the third bolt. It's a finger lock crimp on the left hand and a burly pinch on the right up to a slopey edge.

Location

Follow the trail up the canyon to first ridge, follow trail the left, and it leads right to the base.

Protection

4 quickdraws.

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Jesse Zacher
Grand Junction, Co
Jesse Zacher   Grand Junction, Co  
It is hard to discern where this actually is. As has been pointed out by many, bolting is strictly prohibited unless for the repair/ safety of an existing route. I remember there being a short sport climb in the granite of Gold Star Canyon that has been there a while. I hope that this was put up before '92. May 14, 2011
If this area is in the Monument, any bolting needs to be authorized. If this bolting was not authorized, the situation needs to be remedied pronto. May 13, 2011