Elevation: 1,166 ft
GPS: 47.8251, -121.55868
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Shared By: Jon Nelson on May 3, 2013
Admins: Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Z Winters

Description

These are the walls closest to town, essentially in front view when driving across the bridge into town. The rock quality and type are similar to that at the Lower Town Wall, but the area has a greater fraction of moderate routes.

Here, you can find steep cracks and corners, steep face, as well as low-angle crack and slabs.  Approaches vary somewhat, but probably any crag here will involve at least 20-min of hiking.

Plenty of forest, and thus shade on a sunny day. The top of Lookout Point is an excellent picnic spot with views to Gunn, Baring, Index, and Persis as well as to the town below.

Getting There

Park in town near Dolittle Park. (Do not park next the the railroad crossing.) If you don't find parking there, try the Heybrook Ridge lot, just over the bridge. One can also walk from the Lower Town Wall parking areas, along the tracks from the opposite direction as that described below. 

Hike down the railroad tracks from town, heading towards the Upper Town Walls. About 200 yards down, on the right and in the middle of the curve, take the footbridge on the right. Hike up the trail. At the first crest, go right (left goes to Zelda boulders), and soon reach Midnite boulder. Just before this boulder is a trail going off right that goes directly to Hag Crag. This is also the best way to reach routes on Lookout Point's & Private Idaho's right (east) side, Planet Index, Halloween, and eventually Zappa. 

If you instead stay left going past Midnite boulder, continue up until reaching a T. At the T-junction, go left for Rattletale and right for the Duck and the west side of Lookout Point & Private Idaho as well as Mossquito. Either way will take you towards the Diamond. If you go right, the next turnoff on the right goes to Private Idaho and then Hag Crag. For other crags, continue up and left to the headwall of the gully. At the headwall point, go up and right for Lookout Point, and left for Duck Wall. At a moderate pace, it takes about 20-25 min to reach most of these walls.

To get to the top of Lookout Point, take one of the trails to the right side of either Private Idaho or Lookout Point, then follow the steep trail up the gully. 

See the map in one of the photos below. 

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lookout Point Area

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 114
Hag Crack
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 232
Wild Turkey
Trad, TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 459
Senior Citizens in Space
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 65
Kubla Khan and the Fountain of E…
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 224
Battered Sandwich
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 121
Peanuts To Serve You
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 111
Wet Dream
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 91
Magic Fern
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 125
Chasin' the Lizard
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 59
Law and Order
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 351
Rattletale
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 111
An Act of Strange Boar
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 103
Spineless
Sport, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 51
The Amphibian
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 48
I Am In Top a Shader
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hag Crack Hag Crag
 114
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Wild Turkey Private Idaho
 232
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Senior Citizens in Space Private Idaho
 459
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Kubla Khan and the Fountain… Rattletale Wall
 65
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Battered Sandwich Private Idaho
 224
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Peanuts To Serve You Lookout Point
 121
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Wet Dream Private Idaho
 111
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Magic Fern Private Idaho
 91
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Chasin' the Lizard Rattletale Wall
 125
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Law and Order Lookout Point
 59
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Rattletale Rattletale Wall
 351
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
An Act of Strange Boar Lookout Point
 111
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Spineless Private Idaho
 103
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, TR
The Amphibian Rattletale Wall
 51
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
I Am In Top a Shader Private Idaho
 48
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, TR
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