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Lost Orbit Rock - East Face

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Lost Highway 
Lost Orbit 
Love at First Bight 
Lunar Eclipse 
Nowhere To Go But Down 
Real Men of Genius 
Road Crew 
Silly Millimeter 
Slacker 
Sloping Beauty 
Stand Up Comedy 
You Know What I'm Going To Do To You? 

Lost Orbit Rock - East Face 


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Administrators: C Miller, Adam Stackhouse, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 30, 2006
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Description 

The east face of Lost Orbit Rock is taller, steeper and less broken in appearances than the west face, and is home to a fun and varied collection of routes from 5.7-5.12a in difficulty. The majority of routes here are sport climbs, but a few quality trad lines do exist.

Routes to do here include Lost Orbit (5.10b), Lunar Eclipse (5.11a), Nowhere To Go But Down (5.11c) and Road Crew (5.12a).

Routes listed from left to right -

Grin and Bear It (5.10a)
Sloping Beauty (5.10b)
The Angry Inch (5.10d)
The Longest Yard (5.10a)
Silly Millimeter (5.10b)

About 50' to the right past a broken section of rock

Call Me Ishmael (5.7)
Stand Up Comedy (5.10c)

Another 100' or so further right past a broken section of rock

You Know What I'm Going To Do To You? (5.10a)
Road Crew (5.12a)
Lost Highway (5.11a)
Lost Orbit (5.10b)
Lunar Eclipse (5.11a)
Love at First Bight (5.8)
Slacker (5.10c)
Real Men of Genius (5.10a)
Hannibal Lefter (5.7)
Exit Planet Dust (5.10a TR)
Nowhere To Go But Down (5.11c)
Hubble (5.10b)


Getting There 

If coming from the north and the vicinty of Coyote Crag hike west past Camp Rock and pick up a well-worn trail that leads south through the woods. When the trail splits head left and continue southeast a short distance until the northwest corner of the formation comes into view. Allow 5-10 for the approach.

From the southern parking area head north along the west face of Parkinglot Rock and then jog slightly northeast along a faint trail which leads to the southern end of the formation near the route Sloping Beauty. Allow 5 minutes for the approach.


17 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lost Orbit Rock - East Face:
Real Men of Genius   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Lost Orbit   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Angry Inch   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Lunar Eclipse   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Lost Highway   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Road Crew   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Lost Orbit 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b  CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Lost Orbit Rock - East Face
A bouldery start on incut plates (crux) leads over a bulge and onto a vertical face with abundant edges. Higher, fun climbing leads up the face to a high-step move on plates and a balancy lieback move up and right to the anchors. Super fun climbing with great protection make this a highly recommended route of the area. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Lost Orbit Rock - East Face (right side).
BETA PHOTO: Lost Orbit Rock - East Face (right side).
The right side of Lost Orbit's east face.
BETA PHOTO: The right side of Lost Orbit's east face.
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