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Member Since: Apr 5, 2007
Last Visit: Feb 15, 2013
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3



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Location: California : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Malibu Creek State Park : Mt. Gorgeous : Marauding Monkeys (5.11a)
By: Kelly Ringwald When: Jun 17, 2011

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Comments: It's a barn owl. Last weekend I was just slipping my leg into the cave for a kneebar rest/clip when our eyes met and it shot out like a rocket past me. Not sure who was more scared.

Beautiful bird. I hope it sticks around and I'll try to leave it undisturbed next time.


Location: California : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : The Fortress : Right Side Gully : Capitalism & Freedom (5.10a/b)
By: Kelly Ringwald When: Apr 11, 2007

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Comments: Excellent climb matt. Particularly enjoyed the chance to sink a jam or two (and even a pointless cam) on the second pitch. I thought 10.a was pretty fair for the first pitch, don't remember any tricky moves, and 10.b is about where I start to notice.

Watch your step at the base of this one, nearly stepped on a baby rattler all coiled up and invisible on the way out.

Climbed it again and I agree, it's got the best summit and climbing of all the Fortress routes. PIH is a close second just for t... more >>


Location: California : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : The Fortress : Right Side Gully : Permanent Income Hypothesis (5.9)
By: Kelly Ringwald When: Apr 11, 2007

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Comments: Really spectacular exposure on this route and the arete transition near the top is just fantastic. After climbing again I think that the move at the 2nd bolt is perhaps 5.9, but the rest seemed no harder than 5.8.


Location: California : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : The Fortress
By: Kelly Ringwald When: Apr 11, 2007

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Comments: Great stuff. Exactly what climbing is about for me, getting up high and looking around.


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