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YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c

Type: Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Bill Soule, Mike South 1990's
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Submitted By: PDub-Trad on Aug 29, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: Gold's inclusion in NWOR was limited to its left t...

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A stunning,classic line on the quality Goldband. Far left edge of Goldband, from a ledge stay with cracks and face holds thru amazing lower pitch climbing. The crux isn't too far off the deck, and beyond it 5.10+ and easier climbing leads beyond a dihedral corner system. A scramble off is required beyond the pillar top end of the routes goodness, making for an easier climb broken into two, and a difficult climb to approach from the top or top-rope.


Moolack is most of the way to the West Edge turnaround from the end of the approach and the Pedestal Area


#00 to 3.5 cams nuts hexes, sliding nuts are helpful

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The slightly shorter Workingmans/Nightmare/Alchemists/ Yay portion of Goldband was omitted for space from the NWOR book.  Here is material content for that region to supplement.  These routes are before Gold Gulley, follwing Gold right to left (east to west).
BETA PHOTO: The slightly shorter Workingmans/Nightmare/Alchemi...
Golds link to Yay Climbing, which in the end links to climbs like Nightmare on Madrone St and Workingman's Lack, these topos were omitted in NWOR, and Gold is only given from the perspective walking to it right to left.  If your seeking routes beyond the broken trail, past Gold Yay Climbing is not much further...
BETA PHOTO: Golds link to Yay Climbing, which in the end links...
There are slight nuance changes to the route lines of Bold Deli Flavor and Southern Exposure.  The fixes are here.
BETA PHOTO: There are slight nuance changes to the route lines...
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