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Lost at Sea 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Joanne Keen, Woody Keen
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Submitted By: TomCaldwell on Apr 6, 2008

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JP enjoying the great exposure and big horizontals
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Description 

This is the first sharp arete you see when you reach the landing after the short rock tunnel. The first 30' start out as an arete and then transitions into a corner for the last 25'. Start on the left side of the arete and move up to the roof. Step right around the arete and continue up the face until you reach the corner. Follow the corner to a short face to the bolted anchors. Use long runners in the first section of the climb to prevent wearing the rope over the arete. Enjoy the exposure on this one!


Protection 

TCU's to #2 Camalot and a few long runners.



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Tope Rope Flash <br />Age 10
Tope Rope Flash
Age 10
JP at the upper crux
JP at the upper crux
Mike Pope pulls onward through the fog!
Mike Pope pulls onward through the fog!
Mary styling the bulge pull
Mary styling the bulge pull
2nd on Lost at Sea.  Steep but loads of bomber feet which keep the climb mellow.
2nd on Lost at Sea. Steep but loads of bomber fee...
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By Cody Bradford
From: Boone, NC
Jun 17, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

A very underrated climb in my opinion. Protection is ample and the crux sections have stellar movement. Get on it and enjoy!

By Mike Holley
From: Boone, NC
Sep 16, 2012

A Ship Rock Classic, if your not lost at sea you must not be sailing!! Fun easy climb with great pro all the way up! A must do if your at the upper tier and Edge is busy! Do it, Do it, Do It!!! But don't forget your sexton!!