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Shared By: Ron Olsen on Mar 31, 2006
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Description

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 MountainProject.com 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.
DE. Beaver Overload, 12+, 1p, 60', 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.
PO. Infa-Goose, 10, 1p, bolts.
P. Infa-Red Riding Hood, 10-, 1p, bolts. Crack at the top.

Below

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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Upper Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 94
The Big Dipper
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 29
Butt Luscious
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 18
No Doze
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 7
Go Dog Go
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 3
Mutant Overload
Sport
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 4
Pump Truck
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 6
Salad Shooter
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Big Dipper
 94
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Butt Luscious
 29
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
No Doze
 18
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Go Dog Go
 7
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Mutant Overload
 3
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Pump Truck
 4
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport
Salad Shooter
 6
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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Dr. Thompson Jr. Jr.
Estes Park, Colorado
Dr. Thompson Jr. Jr.   Estes Park, Colorado
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. Aug 14, 2012