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The Big Overhang wall offers the longest and hardest routes in the park. There is a ramp dividing the overhang from the main canyon that provides an easy class 5 scramble to/from the parking lot. This area does not see many climbers.

Getting There 

Follow the trail from the parking lot down the stairs and stay to your left. Continue following the wall on your left through the main canyon. Squeeze through the slot at the end and the Big Overhang wall is on your left.

Climbing Season

For the Mineral Wells State Park area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Big Overhang

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Big Overhang:
Keith's Way   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Featured Route For Big Overhang
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber starting crux moves.

Hidden Jewel 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  TX : Mineral Wells State Park : Big Overhang
Climb up 10 feet to the small ledge that angles up and left, ending at a nice deep positive pocket. Now for the crux moves thru the next slightly over-hanging section, reach up right to a positive four-fingertip side-pull, then a long reach straight up to a large ledge hold. After that the moves are still pumpy, going up the overhang....[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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