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Problem Child 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Tom Perkins, M. Voller,1994
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Submitted By: j wharton on Jun 27, 2006

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Opening moves.


This is perhaps the best route of its grade on the Pass. Chase 8 bolts up the face with some difficult pulls off crimps down low, and a technical crux above a rest at half height.


This is the fourth route from the right on Wild Rock's steep east face.


8 bolts to a double bolt anchor.

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By Jack Sparrow
From: denver, co
Nov 4, 2013

This is a rad climb. Definitely the best on The Pass that I've done. Stacked with difficult boulder problems and nice rests, it climbs a big, inspiring overhang. Might be one of the better routes in Colorado for the grade.
By Curt MacNeill
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 29, 2015

Great to see you on here, Mr. Sparrow. Great route with fun and interesting movement, multiple cruxes separated by great rests and a pretty cool hang and position. Four stars for sure. In the summer, the route goes into the shade about 1:00 o clock which is important. Expect a sunburn and some lack of motivation if you go up in the morning as it can get real hot....
By Dan Hehnke
Jul 24, 2015

So good! I didn't get it clean yet, but it's so fun and hard. Way more sustained than many climbs I've seen so far at The Pass.
By Pete F.
From: Carbondale, CO
Sep 13, 2015

Yes!!! You want to do this climb!!!

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