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Face of Spades 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: erik hamilton on Jan 10, 2012

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Portions of the approach and cliffs of this area are on private land. MORE INFO >>>


hard to read but fun.


between steppin razor on finger monkey


7 bolts

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By Hendrixson
From: Tucson, AZ
Mar 11, 2013
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

Face of Spades is a rarely climbed route between Steppin Razor and Finger Monkey. Powerful moves on brown rock to moderate, featured gray limestone. Finish with a clean headwall and small roof to reach the chains.

Face of Spades can be identified by the old school bolts. The climbing is surprisingly fun but the route could use more cleaning and perhaps another bolt near the end. A stick clip is recommended.

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