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Lost Face Area

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Clout Buster T,TR 
Delicate Moves TR 
Ibex TR 
Lost Face T,TR 
Lost Face Finger Crack T,TR 
Lost Face Overhangs I & II T,TR 
Lost in the Woods (Unnamed Route 5.7) T,TR 
Noah Vail T,TR 
Rich Bechler Memorial Route T,TR 

Lost Face Area Rock Climbing 

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Climbs around and on the Lost Face, which is just north of Prospect Point (at the intersection of the Fire Road and West Bluff Trail). Join the crowds on the point, then look to your left.

Getting There 

Go to the intersection of the Fire Road and West Bluff Trail. Follow faint trail out north from the overlook. Setting a rap on Lost Face means climbing out the small separate pinnacle just north of Prospect Point.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lost Face Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lost Face Area:
Lost Face   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR   
Lost in the Woods (Unnamed Route 5.7)   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR   
Lost Face Finger Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   
Noah Vail   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   
Lost Face Overhangs I & II   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   
Ibex   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     TR, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Follow the finger crack on the right and then eith...

Lost Face Finger Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Lost Face Area
The most well protected and classic lead on the face. Ascend the obvious finger crack to the right of the normal Lost Face route. After 35 feet or so this route joins the standard 5.6 just below the roof. Any number of finishes is possible from here (5.6-5.8 see Lost Face and Lost Face Overhangs I & II for descriptions)...[more]   Browse More Classics in WI

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By Matt BAMF Smith
From: Cary, IL
Jul 23, 2012
2 large metrolius curved nuts (9 and 10) were stuck in a crack onn the top far left side of the shelf (view from bottom), next to the flat part below the boulder. If you can get them out, they're yours, otherwise I'd consider them reliable, as I placed them on July 21st 2012.
By highnoonhilltopper
Jul 30, 2012
Your nuts are now property of the HWDAMF. Will not go unused.

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