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South Face Center 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: Climbers on Headstone Rock (((2-29-2004)))

Description 

This route climbs the south face of Headstone Rock between Cryptic and the Southwest Corner. Good climbing on vertical edges, but not on par with it's neighbors due to position and lack of exposure. It remains a TR for those reasons as well as the fact that bolts would detract from the nearby classics.

Protection 

TR from bolts


Photos of South Face Center Slideshow Add Photo
Christa Cline reaching the good edge near the top.
Christa Cline reaching the good edge near the top.
After leading the Southwest Arete, Romain takes advantage of a convenient toprope on the South Face of the Headstone.
After leading the Southwest Arete, Romain takes ad...

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By Anonymous Coward
Sep 16, 2004

great route......directly to the left of cryptic....small holds great friction. My favorite climb on headstone.
By Blitzo
Sep 25, 2006

A good, easy route, but I like Cryptic better.