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Lost Orbit Rock - East Face

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Call Me Ishmael T 
Grin and Bear It T 
Hannibal Lefter T 
Hubble S 
Longest Yard, The S 
Lost Highway S 
Lost Orbit S 
Love at First Bight T 
Lunar Eclipse S 
Nowhere To Go But Down S 
Real Men of Genius S 
Road Crew S 
Silly Millimeter S 
Slacker S 
Sloping Beauty S 
Stand Up Comedy S 
You Know What I'm Going To Do To You? T 

Lost Orbit Rock - East Face Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.3 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Lost Orbit Rock - East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lost Orbit Rock - East Face:
Lost Orbit   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Slacker   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Lost Highway   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Lunar Eclipse   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Nowhere To Go But Down   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Road Crew   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Lost Orbit Rock - East Face
Rock Climbing Photo: about 1/2 way up Lost Orbit

Lost Orbit 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 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

Photos of Lost Orbit Rock - East Face Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Susan at the anchors on Real Men of Genius (5.10a)...
Susan at the anchors on Real Men of Genius (5.10a)...
Rock Climbing Photo: Silly Millimeter (5.10b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Silly Millimeter (5.10b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Rock Climbing Photo: The right side of Lost Orbit's east face.
BETA PHOTO: The right side of Lost Orbit's east face.

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