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Lost John Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.7892, -120.2461 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Sam Prentice on Jun 14, 2010
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Two formations straddle the ridgecrest overlooking the main spires. Lost John is the western formation, and is comprised of exceptional quality rock.

Getting There 

Go up, up, up from the main approach trail, past upper spire about 100m. Lost John is the left of the two formations.

Climbing Season

Weather station 12.3 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Lost John

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lost John:
Turning Point   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   
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Featured Route For Lost John

Whole Slot of Trouble 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  CA : Tahoe : ... : Lost John
Climb a hard crack on the orange prow. The crux is an uncomfortable flared groove that is protected by two bolts....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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