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Lakeside Rock - East Face 

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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.

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

Father Figure 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Lakeside Rock - East Face
To approach this route, walk past the right end of the west face and up slabs and boulders to reach the southern end of the formation.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 harder than the rating indicates.To the left of this is Patracide, a decent ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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