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Goldberry Lane 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Ron Yahne and Shari Baker 1988
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Submitted By: Peter Gram on Jul 16, 2002

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Ty Niles leading Goldberry Lane

Description 

This route is right across the way from Hrum Hroom (on Fanghorn Hills). Look for a steep, crystalline, bolted face with 5 bolts in it. This line of bolts is just to the right of a detached block and to the left of a fist size crack. Climb through the face to a fixed anchor. Also, if I remember right, it might be possible to get to the top by scrambling up a back way. I am not sure on this, however.

Protection 

5 bolts, fixed anchor at the top


Photos of Goldberry Lane Slideshow Add Photo
John Gunnels makes "the move" on this GREAT route!
John Gunnels makes "the move" on this GREAT route!
Top view of the climbing near the end of the pitch.
Top view of the climbing near the end of the pitch...
Queen Shauna Gunnels show the boys how to complete the crux.
Queen Shauna Gunnels show the boys how to complete...
Goldberry Lane in the evening light. Photo: Nate Erickson. June 2013.
Goldberry Lane in the evening light. Photo: Nate E...

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By Will Buckman
From: Devils Tower
Mar 16, 2004

Just to confirm, you can hike behind Goldberry Lane and set up a TR. From the back side, climb 25 feet to get to anchors. Route anchors have chain links. Beware of the SMP anchors on the same summit of G.L., they don't look very safe.
By Shawn P. Tracy
Apr 26, 2004

A great route that demands attention to details in routefinding. Not as direct as some Needles climbs can be. Fairly sustained with a steep finish...use a rest.
By Anonymous Coward
Sep 6, 2004

Ron Yahne and Shari Baker climbed the first ascent of this route in 1988. A must do without the normal Needles head trip.
By Tang
From: SD
Feb 11, 2006

Funny picture. How do you accidently drill a hole in rock?