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Description 

This is a section of Sport Park near Surprising Crag. It is overhanging, hence the name. It has about 6-7 routes here in the advanced range of difficulty.

L->R these are:

A. Build a Dam, Boys, 12, 1p.
B. Whippin' Post, 12, 1p, 45', bolts.
C. Whippin' Factor, 12, 1p.
D. Warf Factor, 12-, 1p, 50', bolts.
E. Warf Post, 11-, 1p.
F. Warm Up, 11, 1p, 50'.
G. Invisible Touch, 12-, 1p, 50', bolts.
H. Eternal Vigilance, 12, 1p, 50', bolts.

Getting There 

This is in the general area of Surprising Crag and Sport Park, which lies on the S side of the road. Park as for Sport Park, cross the creek, head left or E. Look for a slightly-overhanging wall low. 3-5 minute approach. You can access it from Surprising Crag, but that is more difficult.

From Peter Franzen "Overhung Wall...lies below Surprising Crag; these can be approached by heading downstream (N) shortly after crossing the creek, then heading uphill to the crags."

Guidebook 

Mark Rolofson has an excellent Boulder Canyon Sport & Adventure Climber's Guide, Volume II, The Upper Canyon. Consider it for more details.

Climbing Season

For the The Sport Park area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',4],['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 Overhung Wall:
Warf Factor   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Eternal Vigilance   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Whippin' Post   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Featured Route For Overhung Wall
At the arête crux on hard Warm-up.

Warm Up 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Overhung Wall
Climb up a bolted line- pass 2 bolts just left of and overlap, and then clip a third before making a move up and right out onto the next face over. Clip another bolt and head up to a bulge above where a 5th bolt and anchor can be found several moves below the top of the crag. Fun climbing, but short. At least it's not manufactured.......[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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