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Speed of Life 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 350', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Don Reid Chris Falkenstein July 1981
Season: Summer Fall
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Submitted By: Bruce Morris on Jul 29, 2016

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Description 

First pitch: 5.10d fingers to an easier flake. 2nd crux pitch: A beautiful splitter that goes up the arête starting with thin hands and widening to cups, which narrows back down to thin hands. Scramble up and walk off to the left or rap the route from ASCA fixed anchors with a 70m rope.

Location 

"Speed of Life" is up on Golden Rock on the right, west side of Ellery Bowl, left of a long, narrow gully, about 0.5 miles up from the Tioga Road (US 120).

Protection 

pro: small to 3½”, especially ½” to 1¼”.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Approach to (and descent from) "Speed of Life...
BETA PHOTO: Approach to (and descent from) "Speed of Life...
Rock Climbing Photo: Another view of the crux second pitch of "Spe...
Another view of the crux second pitch of "Spe...
Rock Climbing Photo: Leading the 5.11b crux of "Speed of Life"...
Leading the 5.11b crux of "Speed of Life"...

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By Todd Townsend
From: Bishop, CA
Jul 29, 2016

This route already exists in the database.

Here: The Speed of Life
By Bruce Morris
From: Belmont, CA
Jul 30, 2016

I want to put all the routes on the Golden Rock here, including Speed of Life. You'll see what happens as I fill in the blank routes.

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