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Inaugural Crag
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Face-Off 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Wright & Tarrant, 2009
New Route: Yes
Season: Most
Page Views: 225
Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Jun 2, 2009

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Description 

Face-Off climbs a steep face just off the arete on the left side of the crag. While steep and tricky at first, some inobvious finger slots bring the difficulty down significantly. Finishes on a short slab.

Location 

This is the furthest route left on the crag.

Protection 

Half a dozen draws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.


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By Brett Bauer
Jul 23, 2009

Really fun climb but while leading I fell when foot hold broke off below 3rd bolt, and partner peeled also with handhold peeling off! Lots of crumbling under feet and hands makes for weary climbing, I think I will try it again staying more right, once climbed a bit and cleaned off it will be interesting to see how this climb unfolds! Bring helmet/safety goggles for now!