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Sunkist Face

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Sunkist Face 

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Elevation: 7,300'
Location: 33.77097, -116.69547 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Feb 2, 2006
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This is a slab high on the rock, with a few one pitch routes. It lies between the Godzilla Face and Eagle Pinnacle.

Getting There 

Climb the Escalator past the crux, and then continue up and right on easy ground for a few hundred feet to a large ledge. Walk right to the base of the face. The climbs all finish on top of the rock.

Climbing Season

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sunkist Face:
Burning Down the House   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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I think this is Cheap Day Return

Cheap Day Return 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : Sunkist Face
Actually quite a good route. A little different as it yields challenging face climbing (11b) that ends up being a bit on the runout side due to the difficulty of placing small gear (RP's, etc...) in the very, very thin crack. It may follow a thin crack but it's really face climbing for all intents and purposes. And of course, once again, it's on disconcertingly slick rock.At the end of the hairline crack one is naturally taken onto the top section of Question of Balance. Finish on the runout ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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