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Golf Widow 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: eDixon on Nov 22, 2007

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Description 

Climb a 5.9 move to get to the first bolt, then head up the face via easier climbing to the anchor.

Location 

This is the third route from the left.

Protection 

6 bolts.


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By Lee Frazer
From: Durango, Colorado
Jun 11, 2009
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This isn't a 5.9- start. More like 10b. After that, sure, I'd call it 5.9-.
By Seth Hunter
Jul 5, 2011

I agree, a harder (5.10a/b) move off the ground, then easier than 5.9.
By Brototype
From: The Bay Area
May 29, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I'm fairly certain grades were meant to go based on the hardest moves and not the easiest moves. By that logic, the grade should be somewhere in the 10s, not 9-. A 5.9 leader will not be able to make those first few moves.
By Ben Griffin
From: Durango, CO
Jun 1, 2015

Do people really enjoy this route? Whoever bolted this route avoided an attractive and fun blue streak that goes straight up the wall and instead bolted left of the blue streak in some of the crappiest looking rock on that side of the wall. I would be interested in rebolting this route, because the Girl Scout Wall needs at least one descent moderate rock climb. It is silly how it is bolted. I thought this route is garbage. Any objections?
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