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Jeep Gaskin on first free ascent of the Womb, 1936, during the Depression and way, way, way before Bobby Rotert, Tom McMillan and Diff Richie did their free ascent; Crazy Joe Myers belaying. Notice Joe is barefooted because his EBs hurt so badly. Jeep's wearing EBs, the Cruel Shoes. I'd like to replace this photo on this website with a cleaned up version Ken Cangi so graciously provided. Mine's too blue;  <br /> <br />- Grover

Jeep Gaskin on first free ascent of the Womb, 1936, during the Depression and way, way, way before Bobby Rotert, Tom McMillan and Diff Richie did their free ascent; Crazy Joe Myers belaying. Notice Jo

NC : Looking Glass Rock : ... : The Womb (5.11a)

Oct 9, 2007

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Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : North Side : The Womb (5.11a) : Photo
By: Grover Cable When: Oct 9, 2007

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Comments: The story later. -- Grover Cable


Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : Nose Area : Hyperbola (5.10a R)
By: Grover Cable When: Sep 21, 2007

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Comments: The way I remember it, Dave Black and I climbed the entire route before anyone at the end of July or beginning of Aug 1977. Bobby and Tom, not knowing we'd done it, made the second ascent a few/several days later. Personally, I don't think it makes any difference. It wasn't like years passed before the second ascent. Both parties essentially climbed it the same time. The first pitch --left side, via slabs -- had been climbed several times. While the first pitch might be more technically difficu... more >>