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The Gold Hunk 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c [details]
FA: (TR) John Long, Mike Lechlinski & John Bachar, March 1980, FL: Tom Herbert, December 1987
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Submitted By: Vernon Stiefel on Dec 6, 2003
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Begin thirty feet right of the classic "Touch and Go" in a left facing / overhanging book. Powerful fingertips liebacking leads to a bolt. Above the bolt the crack widens to hand size in the back of a pod. Continue to the top in the hand crack above the pod. Sustained climbing down low! 2 out of 5 stars


Very thin to hand size cams and one bolt protect this gently overhanging seam / crack. Medium to large cams work well for an anchor. Walkoff towards Echo Rock.

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By Brian Prince
From: morro bay, ca
Feb 11, 2014

Cool and easy to tr after Touch and Go. Would be a pretty intense lead even with the bolt.. Definitely worth doing