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Routes in The Old Woman - West Face

Band Saw T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Bridwell-Sustad T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cavity, The T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Dandelion T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dandelion Stem TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dandelion Wine TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dogleg T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Double Cross T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Double Start T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Iron Man's Traverse T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Lower Band T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Middle Band T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Northwest Chimney T 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Orphan T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Route 499 T,TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sexy Grandma T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sexy Grandpa T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Treinte Anos T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Roger Linfield on Jul 7, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description [Edit]

A fun, secure, low angle chimney. Scramble off.

Location [Edit]

This is an obvious low angle chimney near the northwest corner of the rock. It starts at ground level and finishes half way up the rock.

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Tim Camuti
Placerville, CA
 
Tim Camuti   Placerville, CA
 
The "walk off" is more akin to the Class 4 downclimb from the north end of the The Blob- some pretty committing moves that could or should be belayed for first time climbers. We climbed down the boulder prow almost directly north, crux being a skinny body chimney that required some arm bars to wiggle feet and hips lower down.
Then again, if you're climbing this JTree chimney, you're probably not a real "first time" climber. Easy rating, but any JTree chimney takes a good amount of experience to lead successfully. Jan 7, 2013

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