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What A Face 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Raleigh Collins, Keith Brueckner (late 90's)
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Submitted By: Bryan G on Mar 20, 2011

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Description 

There is a corridor at the base of the Southern Blonde formation. This route starts near the left end of the corridor. After a steep start, it's easy featured slab to the anchors.

Protection 

9 bolts, 2 bolt anchor


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By Matt N
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Dec 14, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The book says optional 1" piece - I didn't see anywhere for a placement that would have proven useful and/or necessary - in other words, you're fine without it.
Fun climbing with only a couple iffy sections of rock.
By BAd
Apr 10, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Matt is right, although clipping some of the early bolts is a bit of a challenge. Climbing up high is on some hollow flakes and a little spooky but HUGE fun--nice exposure.

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