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Faster Than Rust 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Tai DeVore?
Season: Spring, fall, early/late summer
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Submitted By: Jason Chinchen on May 1, 2011

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One of the harder moves.

Description 

Start off the block ledge on the left side of the Gold Wall. Technical climbing leads to a walk the plank ledge and a reachy crux move on nice holds. Finish on a tricky slab. Shares the anchors with "Orange Crush".

Location 

The left climb on the main face of the Gold Wall. Fourth from the right.

Protection 

8 bolts, hook anchors.


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By Randy in Ridgecrest
From: Inyokern, CA
May 22, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Interesting and fun. Not real sustained for the grade but still provides a set of challenges. The "plank walk" is fun, crux moves are big, and the top is kind of spooky. My vote for best route of the Gold Wall.