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First Face

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About First Face:

visit the "Rock Climbing - Nova Scotia Style" site for more information about this area.(link is below) Site is now outdated, but the info for First Face is still valid.
Nearest town or city: Musquodobit Harbour

From Truro:
Take the old #2 highway (I think that's what it is called) out to Brookfield. Once you reach the intersection in Brookfield (nearby buildings: Esso, Foodmaster, MacQuarries) keep heading straight (towards Stewiacke) travel down this road for 7km and then turn left on to Alton Rd. Head down this road for 21km (at 15 km, you will pass J.Ramsey Road on your right, there's a Ballfield to the left) at the end of Alton Rd. turn left and go about 10ft. and then turn right on to the Chaswood-Elderbank Rd. Go down this road for 7km, at the end of the road turn left (Towards Elderbank) and travel for 1.4km at the end of this road turn right (Towards Musquodobit Harbour), you are now on highway 357 heading south. Drive along the 357 for 22km, the next road you take is a dirt road on your right, the telephone poles begin at this road (they turn in on this road) go straight down this road and park at the top of the hill. The is a sign on a tree that says something like "Please Take Your Garbage Home - Old Man Paces". Follow the directions below to find the cliff face.

From Halifax:
Drive up highway 357, from musquodobit harbour, until you see a road at the end of the telephone poles. drive up this road until you reach the parking lot (there is a sign that says "please take your garbage - old man paces"). Follow the directions below to find the cliff face.

Getting to the Face:
Walk down to the lake and you will see a dock, go to your left (when facing the water) through the woods for about 30 feet until you reach a second dock, if you stand at the end of this dock and look to the left you will see "First Face". Follow the path through the woods to get to it.

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