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Golden Child T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 95 ft
FA: Mike Baker 5/98
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Shared By: A. Roberts on May 22, 2015
Admins: slim, Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

There is a tricky move past a drilled piton before you can get into the crack itself. The rock above and a bit to the right of the piton seems to be the best way to go. You can get a #3 Camalot in to the right above a little ledge. Once in the dihedral you can place one more #3, then it is #2's for the next 70'. about 20' from the top the crack narrow's a little to #1's, and then .75's just before the anchors. There are some features on the wall to give your feet a break. This is an awesome crack, but to this point it does not look like it has seen much traffic. It could still use a some cleaning up.

Location

Located 150' past Tower 143, around the corner to the right.

Protection

Quick draw for the piton. Camalots needed: 2 #3's, 4-6 #2's (4 works if you walk some, 2 #1's, 2 #.75's.

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