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Memorial Wall 

Memorial Overlook Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 800'
Location: 37.27712, -95.77835 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Zach Wahrer on May 2, 2015
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Description 

Long cliff line that includes some detached boulders. A lot of choss, but definitely solid rock to be had. Morning shade, afternoon sun. Needs lots of development.

Getting There 

Memorial Overlook is on the northeast side of Elk City Lake, just east and uphill from the dam. If coming from the dam, take the first left, just at the top of the hill. Drive down this road till you reach the trai lhead.

To get to the walls, follow the Table Mound Hiking Trail on the north end of the parking lot. It will wrap around down to the south (Left) after going down a short scrambly section. Alternately, you can hop the fence on the south end of the parking lot by the bathrooms and do a short down climb that will place you in the middle of the walls.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Memorial Overlook

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Memorial Overlook:
Unknown 4 Bolt Sport Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   Memorial Wall
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Featured Route For Memorial Overlook
Rock Climbing Photo: Rope hanging on the line of Lightning Bolt Flakes....

Lightning Bolt Flakes 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  Kansas : Elk City Area : ... : Kansas Corner Wall
Start just right of the easy corner, using small edges to move up to some horizontals. After placing some gear, move up past the huge creaky flake. I yarded on this flake quite a bit before leading the route and it didn't fall off. However, it flexes quite a bit and is huge, so I didn't pull on it while climbing. It is easy to avoid, so you might just want to do that. The upper part of the route is fairly juggy, but it is quite a ways down to your last piece, so keep it together. There is a flak...[more]   Browse More Classics in Kansas

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