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Mislaid Rock 
Misplaced Rock 

Lost Rocks  

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Elevation: 4,300'
Location: 33.9851, -116.1479 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Mislaid Rock, the center formation at Lost Rocks.


This is the center of three formations roughly .5 miles SE of Ryan campground. A large "half dome" shaped boulder sits at the top right with a striking Flake/pillar running straight up the center distinguishable by a 20 ft crack running straight up the top section of the flake. Tribal Line (5.7) takes the line up the center just to the left of the "half dome" shaped boulder. The backside of the formation gets sun in the morning to early afternoon and holds the climbs Zucchini Crack (5.8) and The Downclimb (5.4). Both climbs are must do's if in the area, the rock quality is pristine! A soon to be popular area sporting a stout 5.9 offwidth.

Getting There 

Head roughly .5 miles SE of Ryan Campground. The walk takes about 10 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 11.5 miles from here

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Topo of north side of Misplaced Rock, drawn by fir...

Fender Bender 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Mislaid Rock
20 ft to the left of Tribal Line there is a crescent shaped ramp that move up and right into a wide section 5.7. Belay above wide section or be prepared for drag! Move left onto the traversing ledge that move up and left along the side of Mislaid Rock. Finish with a hand crack to a 10x15 ledge. 4th class up to the left of Tribal Line and descend on the south side....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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