Description

This cliff overlooks town, and is topped with a wide flat lookout area, complete with flagpole. It has good quality, varied climbing. Many pitches end at treed ledges, offering some shade on hot days. Routes range from 1-5 pitches, with more friction-slab-type climbing on the right side, and steeper crack lines on the left.

Getting There

Hike down the railroad tracks from town, heading towards the UTW. Near the start of the left curve in the tracks, take the footbridge on the right. Hike up the trail, past the large boulder (roughly half-way point), taking a right at the first fork (a T-junction). The next turnoff on the right goes to Private Idaho. Continue up and left to the headwall of the gully, then take the trail going up and right. Lookout Point cliff is now just above you, and Private Idaho just below. At a moderate pace, it takes about 20-25 min.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lookout Point

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 63
Peanuts To Serve You
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 29
Law and Order
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
The Velvet Pedestal
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 20
Rice Krispies
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Steel Pulse
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 16
A Ship Called Black Rock
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 11
Bowling to Biscuits
Trad 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 19
Baby Tapir
Trad, Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 47
An Act of Strange Boar
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
He is Truly a Great Airplane (Hi…
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 8
And Say
Trad, TR 5 pitches
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 13
Solitude
Trad 5 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
House of the 7th Bobcat
Trad 2 pitches
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 6
A Hatch
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 11
Bobcat Cringe
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Peanuts To Serve You
 63
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Law and Order
 29
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
The Velvet Pedestal
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Rice Krispies
 20
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Steel Pulse
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
A Ship Called Black Rock
 16
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Bowling to Biscuits
 11
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Baby Tapir
 19
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Sport
An Act of Strange Boar
 47
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
He is Truly a Great Airplan…
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
And Say
 8
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR 5 pitches
Solitude
 13
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Trad 5 pitches
House of the 7th Bobcat
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad 2 pitches
A Hatch
 6
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Bobcat Cringe
 11
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad 2 pitches
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