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Wild Child/variation 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: unknown
Season: April-October is best.
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Submitted By: brucelacroix on May 7, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Wild Child variation.

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Take two cracks to the roof and continue around the roof to the top. The variation steps left of the roof, and takes the diagonal crack to the top.


Right of Mush Maker and First Blood. See photo.


Pro to 4" for the variation.

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By dennyt
Apr 24, 2012

I really enjoyed the standard Wild Child. Fun crack up to the roof, then interesting moves in the wide crack above. I used two 4's but a 4 and a 5 would also work. There is a bolted anchor on the next column to the left, on a ledge. We chose to top-belay from there, as the rope was running over a rough edge. This anchor has a collection of webbing and a single biner on it for rapping; chains and quicklinks would be a great addition!

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