|Lost Orbit Rock - East Face
Around and left from The Angry Inch on the south face of the formation is this slab route.
Work up big holds at the start to a high first bolt and then make the crux mantle (5.10) which leads to easier slab climbing past two more bolts. The last bolt protects a short section of vertical face that guards the anchors.
4 bolts, chain anchors
BETA PHOTO: Sloping Beauty (5.10b), The Angry Inch (5.10d) and...
|By susan peplow|
From: Joshua Tree
Jun 30, 2008
If you're looking for "just one more route" this is a good choice. It may be low angle but the starting bulge packs a punch and puts your slab skills to work.