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Lakeside Rock - East Face Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 23, 2009

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Vastly different in character from the slabby west face is this steep yet featured wall with a handful of sport climbs from 5.11a to 5.13b. Father Figure (5.12d) is the standout and deservedly popular.

Getting There 

Approach as for Lakeside Rock - West Face and then cut right scrambling up a slab with boulders along the south side of the formation to reach the wall.

Climbing Season

For the Barker Dam Area area.

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lakeside Rock - East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lakeside Rock - East Face:
Father Figure   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Lakeside Rock - East Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Still on easy terrain, what a beautiful route...

Father Figure 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Lakeside Rock - East Face
This is a classic Joshua Tree sport route - short, but with demanding and unusual moves. Make your way up a steep wall past several horizontals and a lower crux (5.11+) to the top where you will encounter a somewhat reachy crux. Shorter climbers may find the crux, and the route, to be slightly harder than the rating indicates.Left of this is Patracide, a decent short warm-up route and to the right is Factor 1, another even more difficult climb.* It is interesting to note that this climb...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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