Elevation: 6,400 ft
GPS: 35.828, -106.179 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jason Halladay on Apr 3, 2007
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

Description

The often shady and cooler area at The Overlook. One can escape the summer's heat and enjoy numerous bolted sport routes.

This side of the Overlook isn't as popular as the east side because it's shorter and it can be difficult to reach the anchors from the top to set top ropes on some of the climbs. The bolted routes are high quality, as is the crack climb Crisis in Utopia, so a visit to the North Side of the Overlook is definitely worthwhile, but the first time visitor to the Overlook should stay probably on the Main Wall.

Getting There

Follow directions for reaching the main Overlook area. Once at the South/East side, continue hiking north along the base of the wall and around the point to your left.

Bolted Climbs, from Left to Right

(courtesy of Daniel Trugman; crack climbs in between not listed)

View with a Room 5.11b
Overloord 5.11a
Overlard (aka Foops) 5.10a
Overripe Fresh-Squeezed California Females 5.11b
D'Antonio Approach 5.12a
Huecos Rancheros 5.10c
Route 7 5.11d
Route 8 5.12a
Just Say No To Jugs 5.11a
Vasoconstrictor 5.12b
Dangle Your Participle 5.10c
Overlichen 5.11a
Chocolate Thunder 5.11d
Hammertime 5.12b
Citizen of Time 5.11d
Primal Scream 5.12a
Overkill 5.11a/b
Lubme 5.12a
Biomechanoid 5.12a
Putterman Gully Jump 5.10a

29 Total Climbs

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