Face climbing is a type of climbing where climbers use features and irregularities in the rock such as finger pockets and edges to ascend a vertical rock face. Face climbing is contrasted with crack climbing. Face climbing is less reliant upon technique than crack climbing, but instead relies more upon body position.
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Unknown climber face climbing at Smith Rock State Park
Holds can be used in a variety of ways by your feet and hands as you move up the rock
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