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(3) Long Lane
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
A Dream of White Dragons T 
Cross T 
Dragonfly T 
Dragonslayer T 
Family S 
Fear Only Fear Itself S 
Fireman's Ladder T 
Golden Gate Roof S 
Golden Gate Slab S 
Guava Banana T 
Heping S 
Inconceivable S 
Long Lane Dihedral T 
Plausible S 
Pocket Dihedral T 
Pocket Overhang S 
Rated G S 
Reach for the Sky S 
Renai S 
Rhino Dihedral S 
Sky Ladder S 
Skyhook S 
Upon A Painted Ocean T 
Virtues On A Street Sign S 
Xinyi S 
Zhongxiao S 


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

Type:  Trad, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Nate Ball on Apr 3, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Dragonslayer topo


Start up the obvious crack on the north side of the mono bridge, two meters left of the start for "Dream of White Dragons." Easy hand jams and face holds lead to a scramble up to the overhang of jumbled flakes. Pump up this to the roof, and duck left, surmounting the ledge. Plug a #1 (probably with a long sling) in the higher of parallel horizontal cracks, sack up, and lean out over open air. When you can reach the horn around the corner, swing a foot up for a bomber heel hook or high step. Finish on easy jams to a weird anchor setup.


Approach for Long Lane. Start up the crack closest to the north side of the mono bridge, furthest left on the Pacific-oriented face.


Gear to 2". 2 bolt anchor.

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Hiroshi after the direct start (10-)
Hiroshi after the direct start (10-)

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By Nate Ball
From: Portland, OR
Mar 22, 2015

There is a slightly harder start just above the monobridge. This climbs a thin juggy flake that joins with the route about 25 feet up. It is definitely a more enjoyable start. The book describes this as 10c, but it is 10a at most, though protection is a little tricky down low.
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