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Elevation: 1,408 ft 429 m
GPS: 48.65846, -122.46102
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Description Suggest change

This zone is comprised of some of the best bouldering in the Bellingham area. There are dozens of problems on Chuckanut Sandstone, with more being developed all the time. Much of the rock in the area is sandstone so:

Please do NOT climb when wet! Allow 2-3 days after the last rain before climbing during the summer, and it takes 2-3 weeks of hot dry weather for the boulders to dry out after winter. Just because the road is dry does not mean the boulders are. You can see the local weather history here: https://www.timeanddate.com/weather/usa/bellingham/historic

The boulders are nestled in the trees, and the area is quite aesthetic, as is the approach.

Please note that you'll need a Discover Pass to park at the trailhead.

Getting There Suggest change

Take Cleator Road 3.5 miles up from Chuckanut Drive to the lookout parking area at the top. Remember to display your Discover Pass before you depart.

Take the Rock Trail on the southwest end of the parking lot. This trail contours around the mountain. Drop downhill on the trail and past a long cliff-band. Pass a footbridge and then continue a bit farther to the next set of steps, .75 miles from the parking lot. Do not go down the steps. Instead, go straight on the faint climbers trail. The trail goes through some large ferns and can become indistinct. Try to stay on the most obvious trail. Eventually you will come to a switchback that drops off to the right. There is also the possibility of going straight. There are a couple of problems at a clearing just beyond the switchback. But most problems require that you drop down some steps and then cut back to the north. The trail will take you right into the heart of the boulders.

The main area is .9 miles from the parking lot, west of the north end of Lost Lake. It's easy to hear people down at the lake from the area. It takes between twenty and thirty minutes to make the approach. Expect to lose a fair bit of elevation on the way down to Lost Ledge

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lost Ledge

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V2 5+
 16
Plandemic
Boulder
V2 5+
 17
social distancing slab
Boulder
V3 6A
 24
Load Management
Boulder
V3 6A
 23
Flatten the Curve
Boulder
V4 6B
 19
Load Master
Boulder
V4 6B
 5
Compression Loss
Boulder
V4 6B
 10
Truc's Lip Traverse
Boulder
V4+ 6B+
 24
Barefooted Lady
Boulder
V5 6C
 13
Snaked Left
Boulder
V5 6C
 4
Strain
Boulder
V6 7A
 14
Aeolian
Boulder
V6 7A
 26
Wrinkle in Time
Boulder
V7 7A+
 5
Name of the Wind
Boulder
V8 7B
 9
Snaked SDS
Boulder
V9 7C
 7
The Conjuring
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Plandemic Pandemic Boulders
 16
V2 5+ Boulder
social distancing slab Pandemic Boulders
 17
V2 5+ Boulder
Load Management Main Area > Load boulder
 24
V3 6A Boulder
Flatten the Curve Pandemic Boulders
 23
V3 6A Boulder
Load Master Main Area > Load boulder
 19
V4 6B Boulder
Compression Loss Main Trail (Upp… > Wrinkle in Time/Press…
 5
V4 6B Boulder
Truc's Lip Traverse Main Area > Truc's Traverse Boulder
 10
V4 6B Boulder
Barefooted Lady Main Area > Barefooted Lady boulder
 24
V4+ 6B+ Boulder
Snaked Left Main Area > Snaked Boulder
 13
V5 6C Boulder
Strain Main Area > Uvula Boulder
 4
V5 6C Boulder
Aeolian Main Area > Aeolian > Aeolian Boulder
 14
V6 7A Boulder
Wrinkle in Time Main Trail (Upp… > Wrinkle in Time/Press…
 26
V6 7A Boulder
Name of the Wind Main Area > Name of the Wind Boulder
 5
V7 7A+ Boulder
Snaked SDS Main Area > Snaked Boulder
 9
V8 7B Boulder
The Conjuring Main Area > Conjuring Boulder
 7
V9 7C Boulder
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