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Thin Face

V2, Boulder, 15 ft (5 m),  Avg: 2.9 from 80 votes
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California > Los Angeles Basin > Angeles Nationa… > Horse Flats > Main Area > B1 Boulder


a series of nice crimps with the smallest one just before the top


This is on "T boulder" in the Bouldering in Souther california guide book. It is located on the right side of the trail, about 40 feet past swiss cheese boulder. The climb is on the backside, facing the boulder with the obvious finger crack (also a nice climb)


pad and spotter

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enjoying the crimps on thin face
[Hide Photo] enjoying the crimps on thin face
Start hold is broken
[Hide Photo] Start hold is broken
not a butt shot
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AMC reaching
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Such a fun warmup
[Hide Photo] Such a fun warmup
Lonnie Valencia on Thin Face V2.
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Topping out V2 Thin Face
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Tristan Burnham
La Crescenta, CA
[Hide Comment] Be gentle on the start jug/flake it wiggles a little. Oct 14, 2011
[Hide Comment] Great V2. That sit start is something hard though Jun 1, 2012
Greg Hart
Los Angeles, CA
[Hide Comment] Flexing hold is still flexing. Make sure to stay low on it, don't bring your hips out and hopefully it'll stay much longer Sep 25, 2013
ian cutrona
Irvine, CA
[Hide Comment] this is a great problem. it's hard, but fun. helps if you're tall. the last move is definitely tough cuz of the horrible crimpy sloper thing you have with your left hand. but a high right foot helps a lot. May 22, 2015
Jackie Lukianov
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Short lady beta Nov 5, 2019
Marty Gerard
Los Angeles, CA
[Hide Comment] While warming up on the V1 crack, we saw some bigger guy from Long Beach try to climb it today and break the left-hand flake hold. He fell back unexpectedly but was fortunately ok. He cleaned it after and tried a few times to climb it post-break with no success. I climbed it right after they left. The new “thinner face” goes closer to a solid v3. The left hand is now a smaller but positive gaston. May 23, 2021
[Hide Comment] I can confirm the climb is a grade or so harder. Someone also ripped off the small right hand flake/gaston as well. I had to come up with new beta using a high undercling. Maybe V3/4?
The sit is now a bit harder as well with the new sequence. Dec 5, 2021