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Routes in Lower Left Wall / Ventilator Slabs

Age Before Beauty T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bombardment T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Effects of Kind Bud on an Abnormal Brain, The T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Ego Trip S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Fisting Jon (AKA Leafspring) T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Fun House T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fun House Left T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Happy Trails T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
King Crab (Girdle Traverse of Cathedral Ledge) T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a A0
Once Upon A Climb T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
One Hit To The Body T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Pleasant St. T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Pooh T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Son Of A Birch T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Starfire (Yo-Yo) T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Three Birches T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ventilated Western Girl T,S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Ventilator T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Western Lady/ California Girls T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
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Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: rick fleming 74 ? direct Strand 85
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Shared By: john strand on May 28, 2008
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Jonathan Steitzer, Robert Hall

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Description [Suggest Change]

Hard slab climbing with a nice fall potential. Just right of Bombardment, work up a seam to the first bolt, step right then back left to the second bolt. (California Girls goes up from here)scoot r along a seam to safety.Really good rock. though the fall from the direct can be long, it is safe.

Location [Suggest Change]

If you can find Bombardment yu are all set

Protection [Suggest Change]

Not much, a couple of small nuts

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lee hansche
goffstown, nh
 
lee hansche   goffstown, nh  
 
after working it out on TR last week i came back for the lead this week... delicate and fun with a side of scary... Oct 7, 2008
john strand
southern colo
 
john strand   southern colo
 
Tuts and I did western Lady at the second bolt he calls down - " you should try straight up" Seemed reasonable and I did it first try. Went down to the car had a beer (maybe 2) and went back up to lead California Girls no falls. Back to the car for several beers ! Jan 2, 2010
Chris Graham
Bartlett, NH
 
Chris Graham   Bartlett, NH
 
BLew my onsight attempt at this one yesterday and logged in some "air time". I will get it next time, but what a cool line! Nov 14, 2010
Nice work Grammy!!!
Way to go for it, I peeked @ this last Sunday while climbing bombardment direct and it looks just my style, matty and I should be up this Sunday if you wanna take another run..........run out. May 3, 2011
john strand
southern colo
 
john strand   southern colo
 
You dudes better do the direct finish !!!! May 9, 2011
jim.dangle    
So is Californian Girls the direct route? Apr 21, 2013
john strand
southern colo
 
john strand   southern colo
 
Yes, at the second bolt, take a step left then straight up.perfect stone and very sustained. Apr 22, 2013
john strand
southern colo
 
john strand   southern colo
 
Cali Girls-- 28 years ago today .. damn it 's like yesterday.. Apr 29, 2013
In Fall of 1977 my then boyfriend Rick Fleming completed the first ascent of Western Lady. I had journeyed out west to Washington State to attend college. The fact that Rick named the climb Western Lady honoring me touched my heart then,it still does all these years later! I just thought anyone reading about this climb might find this little history interesting. Apr 15, 2016

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