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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Mar 25, 2012


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Paleface is one of the many backcountry crags located near Sandstone Peak above Circle X Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains, between Malibu and Thousand Oaks.

Getting There 

Hike west for about 10 minutes on the fire road from Mt. Olympus. From the saddle Paleface is the large face on the left side of the road. Take the faint trail down to the face. Hiking time is roughly 45 minutes from the parking area.

Climbing Season

For the Santa Monica Mountains area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

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