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Lost and Found - 5.8

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 1
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Waugh, Dief 1986
Rock (Trad)
fingers to #5 Camalot
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Route begins on west side of the formation. The climb begins on the west face, and climbs up to the north face. P1: climb chimneys 5.6, to blocky face, belay on large block. P2: Up and right into a steep thin crack that becomes a squeeze 5.9. P3 Continue through the notch to south face and up a short wide crack. VAR: instead of walking south through the notch, go straight up the face on cobbles to top.

Descent Options:

Rap from summit to east, single line; rap south double line.

Submitted by: sed on 2004-11-04
Last Modified: 2010-01-08
Views: 773
Route ID: 61520

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating PG13
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: sonso45 on 1995-02-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Variation

I think the squeeze is harder than 5.8 and is a typical runout on a wide crack in great rock, unusual for the area. To do the variation just continue climbing straight up the face to the top instead of walking south to the easy south-facing crack. Enjoy the cobbles. I'll try to get a bolt up there; Dief and Jim approved the addition.

Added: 2010-01-08