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Lost John Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.7892, -120.2461 View Map  Incorrect?
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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

For the Phantom Spires area.

Weather station 12.3 miles from here

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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

Turning Point 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Lost John
Stemming, finger cracks, stemming, laybacks, stemming, and jams. All thoughtful, mostly on gorgeous granite with golden glacial polish. Good stances below crux moves, which come more or less every roof, depending on your stylistic strengths....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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