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Steve Martin's Face - 5.11c

Average Rating = 4.33/5 Average Rating : 4.33 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (3)
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Rock (Trad)
PG13
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The bottom is a little hard to protect. The gear is all there, but it is a little on the small side and somewhat intricate. A normal rack will see you safely through the route, but climb with caution, as some of the gear is tough.
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure (Not Rated)
  Rock Quality (Not Rated)
  Scenery (Not Rated)
  Fun Factor (Not Rated)

Description:

A sporty face climb on gear, with one bolt up higher to protect the crux. When you get to the bolt, go right, then up, then back left over the bolt for a little bit before getting good gear. This could be a little spicy, depending on your head. That is the 11c version. Apparently if you go straight up, it is 5.12a, but I tried that and got shut down.

Descent Options:

Double bolt anchor.

Submitted by: IsayAutumn on 2012-04-03
Views: 234
Route ID: 110930

3 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating G
Flash Flash ascent by: camhead on 2012-09-15 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars face trad FTW!

rad line, thanks for the beta, Neal!

Added: 2012-09-17

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
Second Second ascent by: zealotnoob on 2012-04-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars wish I would have led it

Top rope hero'ed this. Should have led it. I had plenty in the tank, but my mind was fatigued.

Added: 2012-04-03

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating PG13
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: IsayAutumn on 2012-04-01 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars A tough lead

I pumped out down low and hung on gear to avoid taking a whip on a suspect cam. At the top I tried the 12 variation and got shut down, so I did the 11c version, which was great. Will have to come back for the redpoint, now that I am more familiar with the gear.

Added: 2012-04-03