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Beaver Fever S 
Beaver Overload S 
Belfry, The 
Big Dipper, The S 
Butt Luscious S 
Go Dog Go S 
Hair Shirt S 
Hee Haw S 
Infa-Red Riding Hood S 
Jolly Jug S 
Leave it to Beaver S 
Mother Goose S 
Mutant Overload S 
No Doze S 
Pump Truck S 
Salad Shooter S 
Three Little Pigs S 

Upper Wall Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Apr 1, 2006


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    The Upper Wall is on the upper right side of the Clock Tower. You'll find some overhanging 5.11 and 5.12 routes here, with only a few easier lines. A number of these routes are not yet in the database.

    Routes from left to right:

    A. Ditch Witch 12a/b, bolts.
    B. Hee Haw, 11-, 1p, 45', bolts.
    C. Leave It to Beaver, 11, 1p, 50', bolts.
    D. Beaver Fever, 11+, 1p, bolts.
    DE. Beaver Overload, 12+, 1p, 60', bolts.
    E. Mutant Overload, 12, 1p, 60', bolts. Face up a black streak.
    F. Butt Lucious, 11, 1p, bolts.
    G. Go Dog Go, 12b, 1p, 50', bolts.
    H. Jolly Jug, 12-, 1p, 50', bolts. Gold face.
    I. Hair Shirt, 12, 1p, 60', bolts. Big roof.
    J. No Doze, 12b, 1p, bolts.
    K. The Big Dipper, 10+, 1p, bolts. Overhang.
    L. Pump Truck, 12+, 1p, bolts.
    M. Salad Shooter, 13-, 1p, bolts.
    N. Three Little Pigs, 11-, 1p, 65', bolts.
    O. Mother Goose, 10+ PG-13, 1p, bolts.
    P. Infa-Red Riding Hood, 10-, 1p, bolts. Crack at the top.


    Q. The Belfry, V10-11 PG-13, 20'.

    Getting There 

    From the Chicken Wall, head uphill to the right to the next level. You'll get to the Upper Wall near the route The Big Dipper.

    Climbing Season

    For the The Clock Tower area.

    Weather station 2.1 miles from here

    17 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Wall

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Wall:
    The Big Dipper   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
    Butt Luscious   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
    No Doze   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch   
    Go Dog Go   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
    Mutant Overload   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
    Pump Truck   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
    Salad Shooter   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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    Butt Luscious 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Colorado : Boulder Canyon : ... : Upper Wall
    This climb starts on the upper tier of the Clock Tower, a bit left of the mid-point on the crag. A single hard pull (5.11c) up a blankish start leads to a good ledge and a very long reach to a decent horn, a very height-dependent move, and the crux at 5.11+ (but look at the comments). Haul up over the horn to great 5.11 face climbing on excellent edges and deep, incut flakes.It is a great climb worth all three stars for the climbing moves, continuity, and quality of the stone....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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    By Dr. Thompson Jr. Jr.
    From: Estes Park, Colorado
    Aug 14, 2012
    Quite a few discrepancies between Bob's book and online info with the grades. It's difficult to tell which routes are which sometimes because of the plethora of bolts. A picture with the exact lines would be helpful for this area.

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