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Golden Road 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Jim Lawyer on Feb 17, 2017

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Golden Road (10c). The chalked-up crack on the le...

Description 

Another really good crack pitch. There are some tricky placements (but very solid), so be warned...perhaps suss out the pro after leading one of the other routes.

Start up Veracity. Where that route goes straight up, branch left and follow a crack across the slab to the top.

Location 

Same as Veracity.

Protection 

Standard rack.


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By Sawyer Callahan
Jun 17, 2017
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R

I got on this climb today thinking it was veracity. Definitely not G rated! The crux section is entirely unprotected with a microcam (blue alien) well below your feet in the veracity crack. A fall from the second half of the crux(after the crimp rail) would not be good. Deserves PG or possibly an R rating.
By Jon Clark
From: Philadelphia, PA
Aug 13, 2017

The crux protects adequately with small cams and RPs. Excavation with a nut tool may be required to place them. I don't feel that it is R rated.

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