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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 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 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
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Type: Sport, 75 ft
FA: Tvedt, 2004
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Shared By: Paddy McIlvoy on May 22, 2009
Admins: grk10vq, Mike Engle

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Starts just below the obvious hueco. A few hard thin moves at the bottom lead to steadily easier smearing to the anchors.


Starts left of Contra Friction at the bottom end of the water-carved slab.


Boissal .
Small Lake, UT
Boissal .   Small Lake, UT
The start of this line is a left-trending 3 bolt traverse aiming to establish on a big chicken head. Begin immediately where the stream leaves the base of the crag. Sep 26, 2016
The book indicates that the anchors for There's Friction Afoot (10.b) will meet up with City Slicker (10.a). When you reach the set of anchors there are actually two separate anchors for both climbs. You can also continue up through the second pitch. Have fun! Great climb and just keep you hips close to the wall to increase that friction. Jul 2, 2017
Scott Morris
Bountiful, UT
Scott Morris   Bountiful, UT
There are actually two additional bolted pitches that continue above this route to the top of the formation where you can wander around and enjoy the view. They were pretty fun and very reasonably protected. Felt like maybe 5.7. One can likewise access these higher pitches by climbing City Slicker. Jul 21, 2017
Idaho Bob
McCall, ID
Idaho Bob   McCall, ID
It's all over once past the second bolt, but getting there is pretty thin. Jun 25, 2018

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