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Mr Choad's Wild Ride 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 105'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Ward Smith & Steve Wood, 1994
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Submitted By: Boodge Nomchompski on Mar 12, 2009

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Ryan on mr choads wild ride 11b 105 feet long !!!!...

Description 

A long, sustained, technical climb unlike the other climbs at Sunny And Steep.

Location 

Around the corner to the right of the main area, 2nd route to the left of the chimney.

Protection 

10 bolts, chains


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Hayden half way through choads wild ride 11b "warm-up" for the day
Hayden half way through choads wild ride 11b "...
The start. Katy Mijal on the lead she thought she couldn't do.
The start. Katy Mijal on the lead she thought she ...
topping out
topping out

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By hEatchel
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 22, 2009
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

SOOOOOO fun .... took me about 30 minutes to onsight really awesome technical climbing with good rests, 105 feet !!!!!!!!!!!
By MJW
From: Boise, ID
Apr 27, 2009
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Really good!! Giant holds. One spot in the middle has smaller than average holds and is a bit reachy. Hang tough here, crank thru, and the holds get really good again. Fire to the top.....sick!!!
By richard magill
Nov 30, 2009

Extraordinarily good route, one of the best sport routes I've ever done at the grade. Long, continuous, and somewhat spicy if your pumped!
By Tradoholic
Jan 5, 2010

Absolutely classic route!
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 1, 2010
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Quite good- sustained and demanding at the grade. Not sure this is over 100 feet, though, I used a 70m and after lowering there was a big pile of rope on the ground.

Watch the anchors- if someone thinks of it, take some chains or contact me and I'll get you some mussy hooks- the glue-ins are starting to show quite a bit of wear.

Well worth the hike.
By Phil Lauffen
From: The Bubble
May 3, 2010

60m works just fine. Maybe clean the draws on the way down (I did) and tie a knot.

This climb is the biggest disappointment on my red rocks climbing trip. I was not climbing well and was actually remarkably scared at some of the "runouts", if you could even call them that. However the moves were very good, I just wished I linked them.
By Jack Kearney
Jan 11, 2013

A must do in red rocks, can't believe I live here and it's taken me this long to get on it. One of the best sport routes in the area and probably the best route of the grade I have ever been on.
By Tim Wolfe
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 28, 2013
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Brilliant line. Thin crux in middle with no real rest after.
By Adam Floyd
From: Las Vegas
Oct 29, 2013
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Thanks to a donation from the ASCA stainless steel carabiners and quick links were added to this anchor.