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Rock Climbing Photo: Charlie Fowler, Kathy (?), and Jim Tangen-Foster (...
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From: Santa Monica, Ca.
Nov 12, 2016
Cool pic! Are those RDs, or maybe Shoenards?
By Jim Tangen Foster
Nov 14, 2016
Mine are Vasque Ascender shoes that had vibram soles and were inspired by Yvon Chouinard. Their stiff sole was good for aiding and for edging. I believe John Gill bouldered in this model early on.
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Charlie Fowler, Kathy (?), and Jim Tangen-Foster (L-to-R) after summiting D7 in 1976. It was Fowler's 1st time on the Diamond. In 1978, he free soloed the Casual Route.

Submitted By: Jim Tangen Foster on Nov 11, 2016
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D7 (5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a )
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