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This slabby wall is home to a number of fun slab routes, some cracks and one ultra-classic sport route. Rock quality is average, but with a short approach and less than average traffic this might be a wall worth checking out.
From the Barker Dam parking area follow the trail out to Barker Dam proper and look east to a light-colored slabby wall which is Lakeside Rock.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lakeside Rock:
An Eye for an Eye And a Route for a Route 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80' Lakeside Rock - West Face
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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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