Overbeck Boulder

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Boulder
Lots of sun!
Uphill
15 mins

Overbeck Boulder is well worth a short visit with some striking lines and good flat grassy landings in a sunny and sheltered situation. Overbeck Arete is a great V4. Guidebook page 174.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Problem One
The left-hand arete can be climbed direct, or by moving rightwards at mid-height.
 V1 5c
2
Technical Wall
The superb and intricate wall is climbed going slightly left. A great, high problem above a good landing.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Rounded
V5
3
Overbeck Arete
The striking arete is climbed in three stages, with decent holds in between (on which to regroup) before the fluttery finish.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Rounded
Fluttery
V4
4
Arete and Traverse Top 50
After the first few feet of the arete, hand traverse right along the ledge system and gain the top.
 
2 Stars
V2 5c
5
Traverse Direct
Climb directly through the middle of the traverse line. The last move is a long and slightly scary reach.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Fluttery
V3
6
Right-hand Direct
A quick pull off the boulder leads directly to the finish of Arete and Traverse.
 V1 5c
7
Dirty Flake
The name says it all.
 V0 5a
8
Lip Trip
The lip traverse can be done in either direction, but currently needs a good clean.
 
1 Stars
Bumstart
Pumpy
Rounded
V4
9
Easy Side
The slabby wall can be climbed at this grade in a number of places, but again, it needs a good brushing.
 V0- 4c