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Beaver Fever S 
Belfry, The 
Big Dipper, The S 
Butt Luscious S 
Go Dog Go S 
Hair Shirt S 
Hee Haw S 
Infa-Red Riding Hood S 
Jolly Jug S 
Leave it to Beaver S 
Mother Goose S 
Mutant Overload S 
No Doze S 
Pump Truck S 
Salad Shooter S 
Three Little Pigs S 

Upper Wall Rock Climbing 

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The Upper Wall is on the upper right side of the Clock Tower. You'll find some overhanging 5.11 and 5.12 routes here, with only a few easier lines. A number of these routes are not yet in the database.

Routes from left to right:

A. Ditch Witch 12a/b, bolts.
B. Hee Haw, 11-, 1p, 45', bolts.
C. Leave It to Beaver, 11, 1p, 50', bolts.
D. Beaver Fever, 11+, 1p, bolts.
E. Mutant Overload, 12, 1p, 60', bolts. Face up a black streak.
F. Butt Lucious, 11, 1p, bolts.
G. Go Dog Go, 12b, 1p, 50', bolts.
H. Jolly Jug, 12-, 1p, 50', bolts. Gold face.
I. Hair Shirt, 12, 1p, 60', bolts. Big roof.
J. No Doze, 12b, 1p, bolts.
K. The Big Dipper, 10+, 1p, bolts. Overhang.
L. Pump Truck, 12+, 1p, bolts.
M. Salad Shooter, 13-, 1p, bolts.
N. Three Little Pigs, 11-, 1p, 65', bolts.
O. Mother Goose, 10+ PG-13, 1p, bolts.
P. Infa-Red Riding Hood, 10-, 1p, bolts. Crack at the top.


Q. The Belfry, V10-11 PG-13, 20'.

Getting There 

From the Chicken Wall, head uphill to the right to the next level. You'll get to the Upper Wall near the route The Big Dipper.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Wall:
The Big Dipper   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Butt Luscious   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Mutant Overload   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Go Dog Go   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
No Doze   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch   
Salad Shooter   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Featured Route For Upper Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Big jugs, fun climbing. Picture by Ingrid Nelson.

The Big Dipper 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Upper Wall
This quality climb is a good introduction to the steep routes on the Clock Tower's imposing roof. It starts a few feet to the right of the large tree that greets you as soon as you get to the base of the wall by coming up the trail. Ignore the tree placement in Rolofson's new guidebook, as he has it too far to the right. Anyways, the route climbs well-protected 5.11 moves through a small roof before topping out on a slab. Find the handy no-hands rest after pulling the roof and chal...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Dr. Thompson Jr. Jr.
From: Estes Park, Colorado
Aug 14, 2012
Quite a few discrepancies between Bob's book and online info with the grades. It's difficult to tell which routes are which sometimes because of the plethora of bolts. A picture with the exact lines would be helpful for this area.

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