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Face To Face 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: duh on Feb 5, 2007

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Susan near the big crux move.


Start up "Hole In One" for the first 3 bolts. (longer draw on the 3 bolt helps with rope drag) Then head up and right thru steep huecos, turn the lip on thin holds and face climb to the anchors.


8 bolts, closed cold shut anchor.

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By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Sep 22, 2007
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Nice route taking the right hand line of the 3 routes that push the roof. Seemed like a cleaner more direct route than "hole in one" to the left. Hung at the 4th bolt as it was difficult to release with my right. Shuffle of the feet a few seconds rest and bingo! Nice route, fun and would definitely do it again. By the way kids. I don't lead .11d. The grade is inflated. Sorry.


edit: Russ is sitting here and claims in old-skool fashion that I hung...therefore, I did not lead the route.

What a sucker!
By Phil Esra
Apr 7, 2014

Brilliant line! Fun and varied. Agree with Susan's beta that the route gets easier if you hang on it.
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