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Bump, The TR 
Butterfly TR 
Chris's Goat TR 
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Jan's Face TR 
Kindergarten TR 
Left Edge of Jane's Face TR 
Mad Dog TR 
Merv's Nerve TR 
Norris's Nipple T,TR 
Nose, The TR 
Nubbin (Nubble) Face TR 
Outlook Rock Boulder 
Pre-Kindergarten Boulder T 
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Ronnie's Leap TR 
Serenity Syndrome TR 
Shipley's TR 
Shonard's Lunacy TR 
Silver Spot TR 
Sloth, The TR 
Spider Walk TR 
Sterling's Crack TR 
Sterling's Double Cracks TR 
Swayback Layback TR 
Tea and Scrumpet 
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Trudie's Terror TR 
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Zig Zag TR 
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Jan's Face 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: David Gunnells on Jun 15, 2009

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The rope trails down to the right of center on Jan...


The climb can run anywhere up the face of the rock. The quartz knobs are plentiful, but very slick and difficult to hold or stick a foot on.


Follow the Billy goat trail to the right and turn left at a small bridge (the approach trail is obvious). Making the left puts you at the base of the rock. Jane's Face is immediately after a chimney - it's not very far past the bridge/turn.


Natural anchors at the top. Several trees and flakes are available. You'll need 40-50 ft of fixed rope and 20-30 ft webbing for anchors.

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By Timmamok
From: Durango, CO
Jun 30, 2009

This is called Jans Face - Not Janes. Horst guide book is wrong (Named after Jan Conn I believe. Check the older Carderock guide book).
By Peter Jackson
From: Rumney, NH
Aug 9, 2010

Confirmed. This is called Jan's Face, named after Jan Conn.
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