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Goldfinger 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Dennis McDade et al
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 14, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Goldfinger Rock at the Safe Zone, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

Start up lower-angled rock past some hollow gear placements and then into a great finger crack that steepens to vertical. The climbing is surprisingly strenuous for the length of the route, but the gear is good despite the left wall being somewhat slick and lacking in friction. At the top of the climb traverse left to a bolted anchor shared with Octopussy.

Location 

Located on the left side of the rock in a prominent left-facing corner with whitish colored rock on the left wall, and just right of Octopussy.

Protection 

Gear to 2", 2 bolt anchor/rap (shared w/Octopussy)


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