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The Gold Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Ice Cream Dreams, AKA Acid Test Crack T 
An Uncertain Violence T 
Black and Sassy T 
Cactus Thieves T 
East Of Eden T 
Facial Distortions T,TR 
Gold Finger T 
Golden Boy T 
Grievous Angel T 
Hatchet T 
Helter Skelter T 
King Fissure T 
Liquid Sky TR 
Pacing the Cage T 
Rushin' Arete T 
Serpent, The T 
Standard Fork's 5.8 T 
Supercrack T 
T.L. Bush T 
Waterslip Down T 
Worth The Weight T 
X-it T 

Pacing the Cage 

YDS: 5.13- French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E7 6c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13- French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E7 6c [details]
FA: John Mattson
Season: Spring, summer, fall
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Feb 26, 2011

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Pacing the Cage is one of the most aesthetic lines on the Gold Wall, and also the most difficult. Pacing starts two systems to the climber's right of Acid Test Crack.

This old timey test piece has been described as the "easier" 5.13 at the Forks, but sees very few leads, despite the good gear. However, the line is striking, steep, and severely fixated on a generous portion of fingers, with a cryptic crux on thin edges, and Jedi body smearing. May the force be with you.


Two systems to the right of Acid Test Crack, and left of the Serpent.


A ton of TCUs, medium/small wires.

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By Robbie Brown
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Aug 23, 2013

5.11 with 2 impossible moves

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