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A south facing crag with a variety of routes from 5.7 - 5.9. Climbs are about 5 pitches or so.
Directions are found in the Windy Canyon description. The descent is easy by Red Rocks standards - follow cairns off the back of the rock to a gully. Follow this down a short ways, looking for a small saddle on the left. Cut over to this saddle and then down ledges to the base of the face.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Face:
Jubilant Song 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 8 pitches, 800'
Joanne of Arch 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 4 pitches
Hot Fudge Thursday 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 6 pitches, 650'
Western Swing 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 8 pitches, 800'
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St. Stephen 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NV : Red Rock : ... : South Face
St. Stephen follows a wandering line immediately left of the huge left-facing corner system dominating the right side of the wall. Not sustained enough to be classic, it offers some decent moderate climbing in a peaceful high setting. Approach as for Jubilant Song. This following route description is from the first ascent, which was done a few days after Solar Slab.Pitch 1 -- Follow thin cracks up the varnished, pretty slabs at the base of the wall. Belay at a platform on a prominent ramp.Pi...[more] Browse More Classics in NV
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