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r. Far Face

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Far Face TR 
Far Face Contrived TR 
Far Face Corner TR 
Far Face Direct TR 
Last Stand TR 

r. Far Face Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.4416, -75.096 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: mgibbons19 Gibbons on Jul 14, 2009
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No surprise, Far Face is the farthest developed area from the High Rocks parking lot. It is still one of the simplest areas to access, since it only requires a short level trail hike from the lot. This means that, like Practice Face, it sees a bit more use by guided groups.

Getting There 

Park at the High Rocks vista lot. From the trailhead, cross the road and walk right to the (fenced) cliff edge. Follow the Overlook Trail left/east past the four named overlooks. At the far end of the climbing area, the cliff edge nears the trail. Walk past the nearest point, to an easy gully on the right, with natural steps leading down. If you've picked the right place, at the bottom you'll see a sign marking the division of rescue areas B and C. Follow the trail at the bottom of the cliffs right/west, and the first obvious climbing area is the Far Face.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.8 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in r. Far Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for r. Far Face:
Far Face   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Far Face Direct   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Mike on Far Face

Far Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Pennsylvania : Southeastern Lowlands : ... : r. Far Face
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Rock Climbing Photo: The rope is set on the Far Face Direct route.
BETA PHOTO: The rope is set on the Far Face Direct route.

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By Nick Ricci
Jul 3, 2016
I was at high rocks yesterday just so everyone knows I added 1.5 foot of chain on the last stand climb right past the far face to the right. Before i was getting super bad rope drag. Hopefully no one takes the chains

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