Orange Out Direct
|Type: ||Trad, 1 pitch, 70'|
|Consensus: || YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]|
|FA: ||Scott Baxter, Lee Dexter (early 70's)|
|Season: ||Spring thru Fall|
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|Submitted By: ||Orphaned on Jun 7, 2006|
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BETA PHOTO: View of Orange Out wall with known routes
Orange Out Direct is one thee moderate classics to do at the Overlook. From the base, climb up jugs to gain a nice corner with moderate moves, always headed toward the big overhang above. At the top of the moderate corner, a burly overhanging jamcrack (crux) puts you in a cool (and unbelievably moderate as it turns out) overhanging chimney that takes you to the top.
Center of the wall, about 25 feet to the right of the Morning's Mourning corner.
Doubles from #.3 through #.5, triples on #.75,#1, #2, and two #3 camalots. Select set of medium wires, runners!!
Bret rests before the final exit
Looking down from Orange Out Direct Chimney- Photo...
Jamming through the early season guano crux on Ora...
|Comments on Orange Out Direct
|By Larry Coats|
Sep 1, 2007
First ascent: Scott Baxter, Lee Dexter (early 70's)
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Mar 29, 2010
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
Did this route in late march. All of the rest of the overlook was dry, but there was a greenish brown greasy mud-like substance covering the crux. Didn't see it until I was 5 feet away and yuck! made it a bit harder than anticipated. watch out early season!
|By Derek Anderson|
May 24, 2011
I would highly recommend this route to those venturing here, then again as a visitor I thought this entire place was aesthetic...