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# Lost Descent

 Photos: Recent | Best | Popular Location: 35.6898, -106.6595 View Map  Incorrect? Page Views: 2,512 Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB, Marta Reece, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide) Submitted By: LeeAB on Oct 15, 2008 Forecast:
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BETA PHOTO: The scoop area of Lost Descent boulder

### Description

One sunny south facing problem, then a few on the north-east face tucked back behind some trees. Impressive north-west facing arete is unclimbed, as is the seemingly blank south-east face (there are shallow pockets up there).

### Getting There

About 50 left of the Tree Slab.

### Climbing Season

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

### 4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Featured Route For Lost Descent

Soft Fluffy Bunnies V8-9 7B+  NM : Jemez Valley Area : ... : Lost Descent
One of the best problems in Ponderosa. Start as for the Slappy Problem on an OK right edge and a sloping 1 1/2 finger pocket near the right side of the face. Make the first slap up left and jump to the square cut hold out right. Then instead of topping out, surf the big sloping rail out right. From the end of the rail work up the overhung face and arete to the point of the boulder. A somewhat hidden left side pull jug over the lip leads to a top out on some harder to find scoops and edges. Turn ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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BETA PHOTO: The right side of the scoop area of Lost Descent b...