Alley Oop
5.7 YDS 5a French 15 Ewbanks V+ UIAA 13 ZA MVS 4b British
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Alley Oop T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b | |
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Red Wagon T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c | |
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Type: | Trad, 80 ft |
FA: | Scott Baxter et al., early 70's |
Page Views: | 457 total · 3/month |
Shared By: | Orphaned on Feb 22, 2006 |
Admins: | Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland |
Access Issue: Climbing restricted due to tourist safety
Details
ACCESS NOTE: Please note that the forest service has restricted climbing for any routes past the area of Red Wagon (just left of the Trinity Cracks) due to tourist safety. Local access groups are working to get this restriction lifted.
Description
Alley Oop is one of the better moderate routes at the Overlook. It's just challenging enough to give a beginning leader some interesting moments, but well protected and offers some cool moves. Center right of the wall, look for a wavy crack running up a flat wall that forms the right side of a big corner. Climb up the wavy crack, skirt around a protruding boulder, then continue up. The crux comes where the corner squeezes down to a tight 1/4" crack leading to a horizontal ledge. Get a good nut in a layback your way onto the ledge (a belly flop might be in order if it saves you a fall). Then go to the right end of the ledge and up to the top.
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