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Routes in Lost Orbit Rock - West Face

Bear Elegance T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bear Essence T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bear Pause T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bear Stroll T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Bear's Choice T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Benevolent Bruin T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Chiller T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cruise Control T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Gravity Kills S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Henry's M.F. TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
La Paws T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lost my Nut T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Pablo Cruise TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Ursa Major S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Bob Cable & Julia Cronk, 1989
Page Views: 471 total · 3/month
Shared By: C Miller on Dec 18, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

A runout start above an unforgiving landing makes getting to the first bolt an exciting proposition, but once the security of the first bolt is reached the protection is fairly good overall. Once past the crux, between bolts one and two, make a slight runout to a flake/stance and clip one last bolt that protects friction moves to the top.

The loose rock that earlier plagued this climb is gone, but it's still a heads up route (a stick clip would eliminate the runout start) with some good slab climbing.

Location

This is currently the second bolted route from the left, which starts a short distace right of a Chiller, a prominent offwidth and just left of Bear Essence, another bolted route.

Protection

3 bolts, chain anchor

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