Pilier dorada*** 6c+
[Chuck Pettigrew on Pilier Dorada (6c), El Polvorin, El Chorro., 3 kb]

Rockfax Description
35m. The 'Golden pillar' is an extremely fine pitch with sustained and varied climbing plus a couple of hard moves thrown in. Start up a wide break and continue to an easing before taking on the subtle pillar and steep ground above. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Climb straight up to the optional stance on Sueno De Venus and follow a left trending line out and up the wall. Brilliant.

Ticklists: El Chorro dreams - 6a to 6c+.

Photo: Chuck Pettigrew on Pilier Dorada (6c), El Polvorin, El Chorro. © Kim Hawker
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This climb is in 57 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

excellent climbing, would have run out of steam leading, hard but never desperate but very sustained
lithos - TR O/S - 09/Apr/14

papashango - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/14 with Elliot

hervenuttall - Lead O/S - Mar/14 with Matt W & The Olive Branch Crew

Ed Babs - Lead RP - 26/Feb/14 with Dr Steve

Joughton - Lead O/S - 19/Feb/14

Dibdawg - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/14 with Andy Fuller

AJM - Lead O/S - 14/Feb/14 with Helen Seaborne, Ali Morris

Hidden - Lead dog - 14/Feb/14

Ran out of steam when it got hard.
Pete_Frost - Lead dnf - 24/Nov/13 with Jasper Court

Fragmod - TR - 09/Nov/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Oct/13

elyben - Lead dog - 09/Sep/13

KKilroy - Lead O/S - Mar/13 with Emma Clarke

Johann - Lead O/S - 22/Nov/12 with Darren Russel

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Nov/12

Liam Ingram - 2nd dog - 17/Apr/12 with Fergus Cuthill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/12

krasavenko - 2nd O/S - 16/Apr/12 with Ally Rocke

Excellent route! Rested at one bolt
allyrocke - Lead dog - 16/Apr/12 with Liyen Nhuyen

Hidden - TR - Mar/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Jan/12

beautiful, fell near the second bolt above the ledge. One more move gives a big pocket. Simple awesome route though
James Oswald - Lead dog - 20/Dec/11 with Chris White

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/11

mark20 - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/11

Amazing route, felt alot like Golden Granite of Cornwall!
El3ctroFuzz - Lead O/S - 16/Dec/11 with Tom White, Elaine Budden

Hidden - Lead RP - 01/Dec/11

mwatson - Lead O/S - Dec/11

Tom Livingstone - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/11

Fell once on the crux. First hard route of the trip...Awesome wall of routes there though...
Duncan Campbell - Lead dog - 20/Apr/11 with Florence the Machine, Mason

HeatherF - Apr/11 with Duncan Campbell

Hidden - Lead - 23/Mar/11

Excellent technical climbing up a nice pillar - lots of hidden holds help a lot...
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 19/Oct/10 with Emily

chiverstom - Lead dog - 04/Apr/10 with Alice

Phil Jennings - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/10 with Jamie Sparkes

went left instead of right at the mid height bucket and had to rest, quite annoyed to spot the next jug straight away.
JamieSparkes - Lead dog - 01/Apr/10 with Phil

markalmack - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/10 with gregg capon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Feb/10

MonkeyDawson - Lead - Jan/10

jamiefoxen - Lead O/S - Jan/10 with Graham Dawson, bob foster

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 06/Dec/09

Good jugs with one crux.
juhah - Lead O/S - 09/Nov/09 with Janne R

nice easiest of the 6cs, cool and balancy
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 13/May/09 with Lee Cooper

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/09

One rest.
Andy Moles - Lead dog - 06/Apr/09 with Burton

burto - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/09 with mike

mikecopp - Lead - 06/Apr/09 with Ian B

chiverstom - Lead O/S - 26/Jan/09 with Ivo

Long and technical, not for the power climbers.
skygodley - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/08

derico - Lead O/S - 15/Dec/08 with Sadact

Class route.
Jon_Warner - Lead O/S - Dec/08 with Dave Pattinson

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 01/Nov/08 with Mark Glaister

Hidden - Lead β - May/08

lukea - Lead O/S - 13/Mar/08 with Al

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/04 with Rich Hatton

rested. Hard
martroberts - Lead dog - 28/Oct/01

Hidden - Lead - 25/Mar/01

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 27/Mar/94 with Dee Herbert

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
jammy4536, Adam_42

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