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Pale Face - 5.11c

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 3
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Rock (Sport)
14 bolts, chain anchors.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Fun roof moves to technical stemming in a shallow dihedral.

Submitted by: abjordan on 2007-03-17
Views: 379
Route ID: 84183

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.11c
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: gregory_huey on 2008-07-16 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Very Nice Route

I did this route back in July 2008 while visiting Santa Fe for the Los Alamos Cosmology Conference - not sure exactly which day. I don't think the route was up on at the time. Its a great route, long (I used a 70m rope to lead and be lowered off - 60m might not do it), sustained (I recall multiple cruxes) and takes lots of draws (I didn't know how many draws it required, so took all I had and cannibalized at every opportunity, and barely had enough then). I wish I remembered how many draws I used - but 14 seems too small. Anyway, the route name and grade engraved on a rock at the base is a great idea - wish more routes did that. I hope to be back in the area July 2010 and go for the redpoint.

Thanks for the great route!

Added: 2009-10-19