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Routes in Drilling Fields - Lost World

City Slicker S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Contra Friction S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
End Game S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Last of the Lost S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lost Soles S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Science Friction S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
There's Friction Afoot S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Time After Time S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Tourist Season S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
True Spirit S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Truth is Stranger than Friction S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Yankee Clipper S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Sport
FA: F. Witesman, 1993
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Shared By: John Bradford on Jun 21, 2008
Admins: grk10vq, WAGbag, Mike Engle

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Description

Steep friction at the start leads to much easier ground above. The opening moves are hard but the climbing above is fun. The whole thing has a runout feel, but that's friction climbing I guess. The Bingham guide shows this route shares anchors with the route to the right (Truth is Stranger than friction) but we found a separate set of rap bolts for this line above the small moss cover step.
Needs more traffic to clean up.

Location

After walking around the corner to the Lost world, walk past the alcove below a bolt Line (12A to 10B) and along the base of the wall for about 20 yards. This is the first line you come to.

Protection

6 bolts to rap bolts, no chains.

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