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Highway Face Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.5332, -116.0787 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Cory on Nov 23, 2012
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This south facing cliff is located just to the left (west) of Face Canyon. There is a lot to choose from in the 5.10 and 5.11 range here. This wall combined with Face Canyon features a collection of some of the best routes at the Cliffs.

Getting There 

After making the U turn on highway 21, proceed to the next pullout after Scary Canyon and follow a steep and faint trail up the hillside.

Climbing Season

For the Black Cliffs area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Firefighter goes up the dihedral in the center of ...

Firefighter 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  ID : Black Cliffs : Highway Face
This route starts with some funky stemming moves past 3 bolts (crux). After the bolts, the stemming becomes more positive and a crack opens up on the left side of the route that takes good gear. Watch for loose blocks. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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By R.Walters
Mar 20, 2016
Currently closed (Spring 2016) for nesting raptors.

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