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Kid's Climb 

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

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Ken and Marsha Trout and the kids, 1991
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Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on Jan 1, 2001

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Description 

This route lies at the east end of brown cloud, just as the cliffs turn the corner. Start up a crack, then move left at a ledge and follow the 3 bolts up. The face moves are committing. Have fun!


Protection 

3 bolts to a 2 hanger anchor. Stick clipping the first bolt would be a good idea.



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By Brett Tischler
Jun 26, 2001

This first bolt is still missing.

By jay baichi
Jan 8, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I thought this climb was a little harder than Deck Chairs. The climb is short but seems like solid 10.

By Tina S
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Feb 12, 2007
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

Not a warm-up 9. I thought it was a solid 10. The holds are crimpy and shallow.

By Ken Trout
From: Golden, CO
Nov 28, 2007
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Thank you, Michael, for putting this one on the Web.

We pulled the funky open hook anchor, drilled new 1/2" anchors (with hooks), and replaced the #2 spinner today. Mark Rolofson replaced the missing fourth bolt after this route was posted. A stopper can protect a direct start.

By Ben Helgeson
From: Denver
Jan 26, 2008

Clipping the third bolt is a bit tenuous, followed by some crimps to easier ground...feels like a 10-.

By Goat
From: Boulder
Jun 3, 2009
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

This is an okay climb. You can sew up the beginning with a quick nut/stopper. Move to the right and lean out for the third bolt. 5.10 or 5.10-.

By Steve Cornelison
From: Littleton, CO
Oct 25, 2009

I'd agree on the 10-...clipping the third bolt is not simple by any means, but the 3-4 moves after clipping the 3rd bolt are the awesome and def. a 10-.

An alternate start to this route (not the crack as in the main description) can be had by climbing the face to the right of the crack, making a bit of a move further out to the right and working a nice layback in a solid crack. :)