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Routes in (e) South Face

10b or not 10b T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Archangel T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Crucifiction T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Disco Jesus T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hades T 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Hell's Angel T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
It's a Mayracole T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Knocking on Heaven's Door T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Major T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Minor T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Minuet T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Miscalculation T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Palm Sunday T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Picante T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Short Story T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Spring Cleaning T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Description

The South Face has a longer and trickier approach than other parts of Suicide Rock. However, it has a nice selection of one and two pitch routes. It is in the sun after early morning, and therefore can be a good place to climb in cool weather (even mid-winter).

Getting There

There are two common approaches. One is to hike up the large gully to the left of the Sunshine Face. When the terrain steepens, scramble up near the left side of the gully, scramble through a tunnel, and emerge on walking terrain at the right end of the South Face. The alternative is to hike around to the right side of the rock, then left all the way to the top of the South Face, and finally do a 70 foot rappel down to where the tunnel ends.

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Classic Climbing Routes at (e) South Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Spring Cleaning
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Miscalculation
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Disco Jesus
Trad 2 pitches
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Hades
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Spring Cleaning 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Miscalculation 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Disco Jesus 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Hades 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad 2 pitches
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