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Starface 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  TR, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Aug 1, 2006

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The Climb 

The Starface rock has three recorded routes that run right, center and left up a very nice slice of rock. All face climbs, the use of delicate footwork both edging and smearing is all that is required. The leftmost route is the hardest at 5.11+, with the rightmost route being 5.11a. Great rock

Location 

Downhill (300ft+/-) and a bit difficult to find, this rock is found taking the trail past the Big Horn rock, generally southwest. All of the routes face the south, so the approaching climber will only get a glimpse of the top of the rock, which has a couple of bolts. Below and behind the Starface, is a big wavelike rock, that sometimes is a bit easier to see. It has a bolt also.

Protection 

Bolts for TR


Photos of Starface Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Perfect slab climbing. So good
Perfect slab climbing. So good
Rock Climbing Photo: I'm on the right-most line (.11-). It starts aroun...
BETA PHOTO: I'm on the right-most line (.11-). It starts aroun...
Rock Climbing Photo: Left-most route - phenomenal. Well worth leaving t...
Left-most route - phenomenal. Well worth leaving t...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tor up high on the right-most line
Tor up high on the right-most line

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By johannsolo
From: So Cal
Dec 26, 2013

This face has perfect rock.
By DannyJ
From: San Diego, CA
Jan 21, 2017
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

The best pure slab climbing I've run across at Woodson. Both the left-most and right-most routes are fantastic. Directions update: just past Big Horn the trail splits in two - take the right hand trail (going West). Follow it for 100 yards to the back of Starface.

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