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Unknown Face - 5.9

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Average Rating : 3.00 out of 5
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Quickdraws. 5 bolts to a bolted anchor (one anchor is a spinner).
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 3.00/5


Bolted face climb between Nice Little Crack and Storm Mountain Stupor. Approach as for these climbs; Low water approach: 4th class scramble starting at the tree across the stream from the host campsite. High water approach: traverse left then up from the base of Layback Crack, or scramble up to the left from the top of P1 of Layback Crack and traverse on a big ledge to the base.

Descent Options:

Rap from the good bolted anchor at the top of Nice Little Crack, then rap from the base to the stream (low water only) or top out on the Storm Mountain island and walk off.

Submitted by: mgoodro on 2009-07-31
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Route ID: 101107

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: mgoodro on 2009-07-30 (View Climbing Log)

3 out of 5 stars Worthwhile

Fun start, a few nice moves, intimidating but easy roof. Highlights were the starting roof and the friction move above the fourth bolt. All clips are from a good stance. Felt 5.8.

Added: 2009-07-31