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Chari's Face 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Brent Kertzman & Steve Joyce Sept 1983
Season: Year Round
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Submitted By: Brent Kertzman on Feb 9, 2008

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Michael Madsen on Chari's Face Stellar Climb for t...


This route climbs to the regional high point. Locate the steep face with a large water groove. Start out on the right by climbing a short bolted arete. Traverse left at the bulge then up into the water groove. Follow the groove to the summit. This is a good stepping stone route for 5.8 leaders. Enjoy the views.


One must zag in from the west to the east up a series of ramps and ledges on the south face (facing the gravel road) to reach this route. The route is on the regional high point and climbs into a prominent water groove starting on the arete on the right side of the formation.


Eight Bolts; Bolted Anchor; Bolts were replaced in 2006 with Hilti Stainless Steel 3/8" x 3 3/4" Bolts

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By Mike Madsen
From: Rapid City
Mar 11, 2013

Not too far from 5.9. Crux is second bulge in the water streak up higher. Gets thin for 5.8+ Do this thing!

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