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Sorry Joe 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jason Denver & ? Fall 2011
New Route: Yes
Season: Spring - fall
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Submitted By: Jason Denver on Sep 22, 2012

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Description 

Start on a horizontal shelf-like thing and make a big move up to another horizontal shelf. From here up, follow the natural weakness that accepts decent gear. Merge onto Left Arete of slab/ Fools Gold, go up and finish as desired (left, middle, straight, all 5.9ish). This whole section is pretty sustained at 5.9 and the steep nature inflicts a pump.

Location 

This route is located to the right of Fools Gold, before you walk around the right-side corner of the Land of Overhangs. Walk or rap off.

Protection 

Single rack to 2". One 3"-4" piece may be desired for the top out.


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By Jason Denver
Sep 22, 2012

This name comes from the fact that I talked a friend out of climbing this line onsight a couple years before I led it. I told him "It's steep stuff, questionable gear, and maybe pretty hard moves". Actually, not a bad line. Sorry Joe Terravecchia. I'm sure you could've aced this in your sleep.