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Routes in Overlook Cliff

"A View to a Kill" AKA (One in the Pink) S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
"Jay's Route" S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
"Overhauled" S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
99 Problems S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Abre Los Ojos S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Adventures in Chossland S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
After School S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Analog S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Another Unknown 11b S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Bits Harder S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Black Streak S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Blond Corner S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chia Pet S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
El Burro S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Eye for an "I" S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Groper, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Happy Finish S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Holey Moley S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Jay's Newer Route S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Jay's Route S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Oh Boy, Oh Boy! S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Out of Pocket S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Out of Sight S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Over-the-Monsoon S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Overlooked S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Redrum S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Right Hand Man S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
School's Out! S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Siren, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Unknown 11b S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Wiggle Her Pudge Until She Purrs S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
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Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Jason Nelson
Page Views: 884 total · 6/month
Shared By: Jason Nelson on May 5, 2007
Admins: Edward Medina, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Start on the right side of the ledge. Currently, this is the farthest right route on this part of the wall. Around the corner are more routes. The climb begins by following a crack system. After two bolts, go left under a roof. Continuing straight up is 10c and is called BirdÂ’s Eye View. Climb past pockets to moderate terrain. Another tricky section at the top is encountered by a bonsai pine tree. The rock on the bottom of the route is a little crumbly at times, but the climbing is super fun, the holds are good, and the position is nice. The direct start is a bouldery 12c.

Location

The Overlook cliff is directly above the Ouray Ice Park.

Drive south out of Ouray on US Highway 550. After the first switchback, take a right towards Yankee Boy Basin and Camp Bird Mine. Drive 0.4 miles and park on your right. There should be a Sutton Mine Trailhead sign on your left. Follow the Sutton Mine Trail for 0.5 miles to the Ouray Overlook. Don't make the mistake of bee lining straight to the cliff once you see it from the trail. It is very steep and you'll have to hike around several smaller cliff bands.
From the Ouray Overlook, go right along a faint trail following the ridgeline to the base of the cliff. To access routes, approach the ledge from the left side.

Protection

Bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. Standard sport climbing fare.

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