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Lost Orbit Rock - East Face Climbing
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DescriptionThe 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 (5.10d), Nowhere To Go But Down (5.11c) and Road Crew (5.12a).
Routes listed from left to right -
These routes start on the south face and wrap around to the left side of the east face:
Grin and Bear It (5.10a)
Sloping Beauty (5.10b)
The Angry Inch (5.10c)
The Longest Yard (5.10a)
Silly Millimeter (5.10b)
About 50' to the right past a broken section of rock you will find:
Call Me Ishmael (5.7)
Stand Up Comedy (5.10c)
Another 100' or so further right past a broken section of rock and a small natural arch are the following routes:
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 (5.10d)
Love at First Bight (5.8)
Real Men of Genius (5.10b)
Hannibal Lefter (5.7)
Exit Planet Dust (5.10a TR)
Nowhere To Go But Down (5.11c)
Getting ThereIf 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.
Classic Climbing Routes at Lost Orbit Rock - East Face
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