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Orange Out Direct 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Scott Baxter, Lee Dexter (early 70's)
Season: Spring thru Fall
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Submitted By: Orphaned on Jun 7, 2006

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Description 

Orange Out Direct is one thee moderate classics to do at the Overlook. From the base, climb up jugs to gain a nice corner with moderate moves, always headed toward the big overhang above. At the top of the moderate corner, a burly overhanging jamcrack (crux) puts you in a cool (and unbelievably moderate as it turns out) overhanging chimney that takes you to the top.


Location 

Center of the wall, about 25 feet to the right of the Morning's Mourning corner.


Protection 

Doubles from #.3 through #.5, triples on #.75,#1, #2, and two #3 camalots. Select set of medium wires, runners!!



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Bret rests before the final exit
Bret rests before the final exit
Looking down from Orange Out Direct Chimney- Photo by Joe Lee
Looking down from Orange Out Direct Chimney- Photo...
Jamming through the early season guano crux on Orange Out Direct - pretty nasty actually!
Jamming through the early season guano crux on Ora...
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By Larry Coats
Sep 1, 2007

First ascent: Scott Baxter, Lee Dexter (early 70's)

By TylerW
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Mar 29, 2010
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Did this route in late march. All of the rest of the overlook was dry, but there was a greenish brown greasy mud-like substance covering the crux. Didn't see it until I was 5 feet away and yuck! made it a bit harder than anticipated. watch out early season!

By Derek Anderson
From: Tucson,AZ
May 24, 2011

I would highly recommend this route to those venturing here, then again as a visitor I thought this entire place was aesthetic...

By KevinD
From: Scottsdale, AZ
Mar 26, 2014

Super fun route. Triples of cams not needed. Doubles was more than enough. Somehow fixed a 0.5 C4 on the roof. Enjoy it if you can get it out.

By Nick Dolhyj 1
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 11, 2014

finally did this today, and sure am glad that i did. i agree that triples are not needed, just use gear wisely