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Dynabolt Gold 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jared Hancock, Karla Carandang, 2004
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Submitted By: Adam Leedy on May 4, 2009

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making a clip on dynabolt gold


Hardest moves are down low figuring out the start. Depending on height there are a couple different variations. Shorter people usually find it easier to start farther right on the overhang or jumping to the good hold just out of reach. After clipping the first bolt it is more like 9+ all the way to the anchors. Big holds and lots of rests if needed.


Starts just left of the mixed line Little T-Bone.


Seven bolts, bolted anchors.

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By Bev Wolf
May 28, 2014

This is a FUN route! I'm 5'3-1/2" tall, I used the side pull and a heel hook for the start, no problem. After that, the route is a dream. Very enjoyable.
By kenr
Nov 12, 2015

Stick-clipping the first bolt seemed pretty difficult, because the shape of the rock below it makes it hard to get a suitable angle with the stick, and for the similar cause it's hard to see the bolt when you get close enough to the rock.

So today instead Karl stick-clipped the first bolt on Bitter Ray of Sunshine route to the left of Dynabolt Gold, yarded up (since he had climbed the tricky mantle earlier in the day). Then scrambled up diagonal right to the first bolt on Diagonal Gold, put a draw on it, clipped his rope to that. Down-climbed back left to the bolt on Bitter Ray, removed that, traversed right under the Dynabolt first bolt now with quickdraw, and lowered off to the ground.
By S. Neoh
Nov 12, 2015

The direct start, w/o a stick clip is .10- up to about 5 feet off the ground. It is .9/.9+ the rest of the way to the anchor. By direct start I mean use the obvious sidepull/undercling on the right, about four feet off the ground, and go more or less straight up for a couple more feet until you gain good hand holds. From there, traverse left with feet on the ledge, then climb around the bulge on its left to clip the 1st bolt. I am 5'5" and have zero ape index and this way felt .10-.

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