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Lost Sailor 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: unknown,1970's
Season: Summer, Spring, Fall
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Submitted By: Rick Shull on Oct 24, 2006

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Description 

Lost Sailor goes up the wide dihedral left of Zig Zag. There are many toprope variations to 10+ on the left wall of the dihedral. Walk off right to vista trail.

Location 

Lost Sailor is the prominent dihedral with large crack to the left of Zig Zag. Easily visible from the Wedding Rock parking area.

Protection 

Medium to large crack pro. gear anchor.


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By Evan Wisheropp
Jul 27, 2014

I am a little confused about Lost Sailor. Does it go up the dihedral itself or the left wall? The dihedral seems to be filled with dirt and the left wall seems to be top rope only. Can anyone fill me in?
By Lurker
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From: Arcata, CA
Nov 28, 2014

What I assumed to be Lost Sailor starts on a thin seam (like #0 TCU) ~15 feet right of Zig Zag Crack, goes through an unprotected but cruiser face section, and finishes up the hand to widening crack just left of the top of Zig Zag.

Actually pretty fun. Didn't strike me as much of a dihedral. It's kind of a one move wonder, pulling a small bulge at the beginning of the hand crack. But Humboldt trad climbers have to take what they can get.
By Evan Wisheropp
Oct 28, 2015

Lurker, I've done that route you're describing, that is a really good one. Although I am confused since the description seems to be describing different spots, either the one you described or the dihedral around the corner (listed in the 1974 guide). I'm trying to make the guide accurate, but official descriptions are quite unclear.
By Nick Black
From: Arcata, CA
Dec 16, 2015

very fun route! Lurkers description is the way to go.

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