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Damascus

This route is located in the Southern Region at Solar Collector and Gold Coast

Black Gold


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Black Plague 5.12a (Sport)

First Ascent: Gus Alexandropolus in 2003
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This route lies just right of Gold Coast Route 1 and is the second from the left on the wall. It also starts with a sort of roof.
Not sure about the accuracy of this information.
Descent: Chain Anchor
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC
Steepness:

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goodguy said on August 28th, 2003
This route is totally contrived, no less than 3 holds that are so glued that you feel like your back in the gym.
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goodguy said on August 28th, 2003
rating about 12a