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Black Face Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.12585, -118.92331 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Cory Harelson on Aug 16, 2009  with updates from Benjamin Chapman
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The Black Face and the Tea Room.

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Description 

The Black Face hosts some wonderful moderate routes on black water polished rock. Black Face is located on a long rock terrace situated thirty-five feet above the main base trail at the far eastern end of the cliffline. An easy 4th class scramble accesses the Black Face and the Tea Room. The Black Face is shaded in the early morning and late afternoon and can be quite warm on sunny days.

Getting There 

35 feet above the main base trail, it is located towards the far right end of the cliff, just left of the Tea Room.

Climbing Season

For the Echo Cliffs area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Black Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Black Face:
Black Crack   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Blacklisted   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Black Face

Persona Non Grata 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  California : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Black Face
After a powerful initial sequence, enjoy vertical moves on fun holds to the top of the wall. This is the popular approach to the Energy Wall routes above. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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