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LOC - Area 51

This area has wind protection from all north winds and good southern exposure. Project it in the late fall and early spring. Mostly seldom climbed dirty highball slab, but home to Kleos, one of the best problems in Nova Scotia.

1. Snake Bite V6
Climb the arete, using lots of body tension. Bring extra skin.

2. Relocated Saliva Glands V2
A problem for the slab lover. Located on the detached boulder at the top left end of the corridor.

16. Loosy V1 SDS
On the backside of the same boulder containing Relocated Saliva Glands.

3. Bhoota V0
Climb the obvious corner to the top.

4. Area 51 Slab Project
The Classic Area 51 Project. Climb the face to its highest point.

5. It's a dirty job but somebody has to do it V7
Starting from the crescent shaped incut, climb up to the dirty seam and continue up to top. Beware of loose jug.

6. Bouldering Virgin V0
Climb the right most diagonal crack.

7. First Crack V0
Climb the left most diagonal crack. The first problem climbed in LOC.

8. One Last Dance V4
Start in the thin, horizontal crack. Big moves straight up the face on wonderful small edges. 

9. Jack and the bean stalk V3
Climb the corner to the obvious long, flat hold.

10. Antoine's Problem V0
Climb the slab around the corner to the left.

11. Kleos V10 SDS
Compress up the steep prow to committing top to earn kleos.  (FA Nick Sagar 2002)

13. La mer a boire 8A
Grab two small crimps and make a big move to the slopey lip and top out. Pinky levers help with this one. At least 3 grades harder than the crux on Kleos. We suspect Zig made a mistake in the orignial guidebook translating from Font Grades.

14. Jaune Jaune Citron V6
Start at the left end of the large boulder behind Snakebite. Traverse the lip to the right. Top out on the right side of a small "V" in the lip.

15. Bawl Higher V5
Located on the backside of this boulder. Start on the block four feet right of the arete. Climb up using small holds to a difficult sequence at the top (there is a jug up there)! Have good spotters and a big set kahunas. 

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Swamp Blood V3 
If you are really desperate for a new V3, this climb is found on the small boulder below Area 51 towards the Scoop