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Lesbian Lust

5.9, Sport, 40 ft (12 m),  Avg: 3.2 from 29 votes
FA: Geoff Archer, Dave Stoner & Terry McCarthy, October 1989
California > Joshua Tree NP > Pinto Basin > OZ Area > Hollywood Area > N Hollywood > Zsa Zsa Gabor Memoria…

Description

This is a classic arĂȘte climb on fantastic rock. Well protected, excellent position, and sustained moves. This route alone is worth the hike. It gets morning sun.

Protection

4 bolts, 2 bolt anchor

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An actual lesbian atop Lesbian Lust!
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Charlie nearing the pinnacle of Lesbian Lust.
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Adrienne Kentner following Lesbian Lust 5.9
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Lesbian Lust
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You can see the line from the rope and the four bolts that are relatively evenly spaced. The bolt anchors are over the edge, so topping off is a must, but the top of the rock is stable to sit/hangout on.
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Zsa Zsa Gabor Memorial Boulder with the climb Marsupial Lust visible behind and to the right.
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Birthday suit onsight
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Murf
  5.9
[Hide Comment] The quality, shape, and position of this rock almost beg you to climb it. Each move is almost exactly as hard as the other, with the last being the hardest. As AJ said, worth the 30 minute walk by itself. Dec 22, 2003
Locker
Yucca Valley, CA
 
[Hide Comment] Great rock! One of the cleanest in the park. Nice moves, nicely protected, etc... Agreed that the hike is worth it. Two other great climbs to the right on the same rock are also well worth it. Easy hike by the way. Dec 22, 2003
C Miller
CA
  5.9
[Hide Comment] Well worth the long walk, this route features a laser cut arete on excellent dark grey stone. The crux comes just past the first bolt but the moves stay continuous all the way to the anchors. Three stars out of five (more if it was longer). Feb 10, 2004
outdooreric
Bishop, CA
  5.9
[Hide Comment] This is two-star climb (one for rock quality and one for interesting moves), but I only give it one to offset the previous four-star rating. I DID NOT think it was worth the hike, its just too short! There are better ways to spend your time in Joshua Tree. Mar 11, 2006
[Hide Comment] That's ok Eric, some of us actually like climbing. Dec 15, 2010
[Hide Comment] Climbed this beautiful route last weekend, well worth the 30ish minute hike, however the nut of the first bolt is very loose right now. I didn't have a wrench, so I thought I'd try and warn the next party. A fall before clipping the 2nd bolt would not be a fun time. Jan 20, 2021
[Hide Comment] Not worth the hike alone but it gets morning sun and it's a good warm up before heading over to Emerald City.

First nut still loose, needs a washer or two underneath the hanger as well. Jan 31, 2021