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Face to Face - 5.10b

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (9)
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 4.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.40/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

Route finding is tricky on this one. P1: 5.7 PG-R Start left of No Glow on a concave face and head more or less straight up to the GT. P2: 5.9 G Move over to belay near a block. Climb the Block to a face and head underneath a left facing corner and tiered roofs on the right. Head up and traverse around the corner then up to a belay. P3: 5.10b G. Up and out left to a roof. Head over this at some large loose blocks to the top.

Submitted by: jackflash on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2007-02-17
Views: 687
Route ID: 77655

9 Ascents Recorded

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  Safety Rating G
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2013-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Repeated this climb

Was way more fun and much easier today. The campus traverse that I referred to in my earlier post, really did have feet. It wasn't "easy" but, it wasn't hard. Stopped at a hanging belay before the final assault. P3 has a funky, committing start. Scary scary start for a leader. Once you commit to the crimps you smear and keep going to a crack. jam in a piece and keep heading up and right. THen you are rewarded with a very cool traverse left and exit through the roof. Burly and my kind of climbing. Lots of fun. A righteous lead.

Added: 2013-10-20

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2012-04-06 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars P2 is crazy strange for a shorty

Ok, P1 is R rated slabby stuff then it moves into some easy climbing.
P2 is really hard for a shorty, or I was just super low energy today. I had to campus the traverse as the feet were too low for me. Then the really odd move off of the ledge was super hard. I had to wedge my shoulder into the flake an push up to grab the crimps. Oh, the fun isn't over, there is another traverse and roof before you top out.

I was feeling so sluggish today, need to do this again when I have "wings".

Added: 2012-04-06

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10b
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: fotovult on 2011-10-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars F2F

Skipped P1

Awesome route, deserves the 3 stars it gets in Williams' guide book. Routefinding a bit challenging, a few spicy moves, totally worth it, grade is solid for the gunks.

Added: 2011-10-10

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating PG13
Onsight Onsight ascent by: cracklover on 2010-10-11 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Excellent...

... But very spooky! Not for the fledgling 5.10 leader!

Added: 2010-10-11

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: gblauer on 2010-08-14 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Linked P1 with P2 of No Glow

Loved the upper portions of P1, didn't like the start very much. Too slopery for me to lead.

Added: 2010-08-14

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