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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
Type: Trad, 150 ft, 2 pitches
FA: John Wolfe and Al Ruiz, 2/69 FFA Randy Vogel and Charles Cole, 1983
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Shared By: Ken Rose on Jan 3, 2016
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Begin as for Double Cross, but head left on the diagonal crack to a belay at Dogleg (5.10a/b). The crack continues slightly lower and traverses the North Buttress to finish at the first ledge of the NE Corner (5.10b R). Crux is at the end of the second pitch, with a potential bad fall for the second.

From the original 1970 guide: "About 35 pin placements are used; most are A1 and A2, but a few are more challenging. Two hanging belays were used on the first ascent." And regarding entering the Dogleg's 'Freeway': "A sling over a small loose flake and two bolt holes are used to enter the Freeway".

The original rating was A4.

Protection

To 2.5 inches.

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