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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 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Bear's Choice T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Benevolent Bruin T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Chris Miller & Pete Paredes, August 2003
Page Views: 169 total, 1/month
Shared By: C Miller on Dec 22, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Tenuous and thin slab moves past the first bolt start things off, but the difficulty quickly eases at the second bolt. Higher move past a small ledge and head up and right to finish up steep slab with interesting movement.

Location

Center of the west face, between Benevolent Bruin on the left and La Paws on the right.

Protection

4 bolts, ring anchors

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Alex Fletcher
Anaheim, CA
  5.10c
Alex Fletcher   Anaheim, CA
  5.10c
Very disappointing seeing these chips. So sad that someone thought permanently destroying something was the best way to do anything. Otherwise it actually is a pretty fun route. Sep 13, 2016
Brandt Allen
Joshua Tree, Cal
Brandt Allen   Joshua Tree, Cal
I remember seeing these last summer and thinking the same thing. Makes no sense at all. Jun 7, 2015
C Miller
CA
 
C Miller   CA  
 
Three chipped holds have appeared at the start of this route sometime in the last year or two. Despite the chipper's handiwork the holds are easily avoided and, of course, not needed or wanted.

Jun 7, 2015
Bill Olszewski
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bill Olszewski   Colorado Springs, CO
 
Awesome climb and really freakin' hard at the start. Fun crimpy/slab climbing all the way! Sep 2, 2009