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Fields of Gold - 5.10a

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Bob D'Antonio and Ron Olsen, 9/15/07
Rock (Trad)
Bolts and gear to 3 inches
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Fun route with varied features requiring everything from stemming to smearing to laybacking. P1: 6 bolts and gear to a #1 Camalot. 2-bolt lowering anchor at 100'. 2-bolt belay anchor at 135'. P2: 2 bolts and gear to a #3 Camalot. 2-bolt anchor. P3: Gear to a #2 Camalot. Belay from a 15'-tall pine tree at the top.

Descent Options:

Go south to a notch at the back of the tower, and descend to the east (left).

Submitted by: clohse on 2009-08-13
Views: 455
Route ID: 101293

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: jmeizis on 2011-07-05 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Fun Climb

But not in the rain. This felt immensly harder with a waterfall running down the slab. The climbing probably would have been more enjoyable without that.

Added: 2011-07-07

  Difficulty 5.10a
  Safety Rating G
Onsight Onsight ascent by: clohse on 2009-08-12 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Placing gear is fun...

...especially if you're on a rope.

Added: 2009-08-13