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|Type:||Trad, 300 ft, 2 pitches|
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|Shared By:||Trevor. on Jul 10, 2016|
Pitch 1: Start up the toe of the West Face of Goldfinger Rock, clipping spaced bolts for about 50m to a two bolt belay at a decent stance. This pitch is a foot workout!
Pitch 2: Continue up above bolted belay, clipping ~4 bolts, and then work your way up the wide crack on the left. I wouldn't have minded having a #5 to protect the offwidth, but if you're solid on wide climbing you'll find it pretty secure and easy. As you climb up the crack, it gets thinner and eventually peters out, at which point you transfer right to another crack which leads to the summit.
I built a gear belay with large nuts/cams at the top, or you can sling blocks. There may be bolts on top of the summit block; I can't say for sure since we stopped 10ft short of the true summit.
The route starts at the lowest point on the west face of Goldfinger Rock.
To descend, we walked(on belay) to bolts on the south shoulder of the summit, which allowed us to double rope rappel back to the bolts atop p1. There may be bolts on the true summit to rap down the east side, we didn't climb the summit block.