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Outrageous Overhangs Area

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This is one of the best areas on Independence Pass for powerful, steep, sport climbing on great granite. Climbs range from 5.7 to 5.12+ with at least 1 project climb that may be harder. Most of the climbs fall in the 5.11 to 5.12 range.


Getting There 

Park at the Grotto Walls parking area and walk uphill along the road for about 300 yards. Look for a cairn marking a climber's trail on the left of the road. Following this trail, the first climb you will arrive at is Thug Route on the Outrageous Overhangs crag.


41 Total Routes


['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',2],['5.10',6],['5.11',17],['5.12',12],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Outrageous Overhangs Area:
Fox Trot   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Olympic Wall
Go!   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Junior Olympic Wall
50 Yard Dash   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Olympic Wall
Finish Line   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Junior Olympic Wall
Some Smells Fishy   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Bedrock
Horny For You   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Olympic Wall
Thindependence   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   Thindependence
Yabba Dabba Doo   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 50'   Bedrock
Standing Eight Count   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Olympic Wall
Sunshine Daydream   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Thindependence
Walk in Central Park   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Outrageous Overhang
I've Got Skills   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport   Olympic Wall
One Strike and You're Out   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Olympic Wall
Steroids or Bust   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Olympic Wall
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Standing Eight Count 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a  CO : Independence Pass : ... : Olympic Wall
Short bouldery and steep crux at the start transitions into an incredible face on made to order incuts followed by a one move wonder out a bulge at 2/3 height that leads to the anchor. Doesn't get much better then this for the grade at Independence Pass....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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