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Routes in East Colfax

2**6 S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Another Earth S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Aurora Sports Park S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Earth First S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Earth Mover S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
East Colfax T,S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Fill In The Blanks S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
For The Grandchildren S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
For the Children S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Good Earth, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Handy Work T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Heaven & Earth S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Hunting Party S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
I Did! I Did! S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
I Tawt I Taw A Puddy Tat S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Just A Smidgen Harder S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
One For All S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Planet Earth S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Speeding Ticket S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Steve's Wild Turkey Day S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sylvester S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
To the Ends of the Earth S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Tweety S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Warn 'er T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
When I'm 64 S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Wild Bore S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Mark and Luke Childers
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Shared By: Luke Childers on Oct 23, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Like a wild bore, you must bust up the center of the west-facing slab on the East Colfax formation. Enjoy moderate climbing until you hit a closely bolted headwall section. Get a good rest, and like a wild bore, grunt your way up and over the headwall onto a nice ledge!! From here, find your way up the bolt line to the anchors of this fresh new line!!!


This line is located on the center of the west side of the East Colfax wall. Super fun!! It climbs so much better than it may appear, so do get on the Wild Bore Ride!!!


Bolts. 11 bolts 2 bolt anchor.
Paul Deger
Paul Deger   Colorado
Second time out on this route and lots of variations for fun! 1) Lead on sport. 2) Mixed route - lots of great pro with the safety of bolts for new leaders. 3) Can choose less obvious holds to up the grade.
A classic! Jul 9, 2017
Alex Ghiggeri
Denver, Colorado
Alex Ghiggeri   Denver, Colorado
The crux is at bolt 9... small crimper over the ledge to the left of the bolt is a good option. Gotta really use your legs to get high up the ledge. Sep 5, 2015
Parker Wrozek
Denver, CO
Parker Wrozek   Denver, CO
Pretty fun route and super easy. Get on it an enjoy. Jul 27, 2014
Jason Platt  
Another rare long 5.7. Even though is is only about 10 feet right of Steve's Wild Turkey Day the style of climbing is actually very different. Make sure you climb both of them when you visit this crag. May 20, 2014
Jay Eggleston
Jay Eggleston   Denver
I did not notice any loose rock today. Aug 21, 2013
Golden, CO
ErikaNW   Golden, CO
Nice route and definitely worth doing. Still some loose rock in that band and a very hollow sounding flake higher up, so be careful. Thanks for putting these up, Luke (and Mark)! Sep 6, 2012
Crag Dweller
New York, NY
Crag Dweller   New York, NY
A fun cruiser route.

Be aware when pulling through the short broken section of rock. There's a big one in there that looks fairly solid until you step on it. And, if you sent that down on your belayer, it would be bad. Jun 29, 2012
Nice! I looked at this line when I was visiting Max, Jay, and Kevin last winter and really wanted to bolt it. Can't wait to do it on my next trip out!
Cheers to new routing and great experiences! Nov 7, 2011
Kevin Capps
Golden, CO
Kevin Capps   Golden, CO
Excellent route, Luke! Definitely worthy and much better than it looks from the ground. The stone has quintessential Clear Creek friction. Good for beginner leaders with all the bolts. Oct 25, 2011
This was a very personal new team FA with me and my father, Mark Childers!! He got me into rock climbing almost 22 years ago and at his peak was a mean 5.12 rock climber with a gentleman's approach to the rock. My father, mentor, and fellow rock enthusiast.... I'm so glad you made it all the way from Texas to partake in the great journey that will always be know as "The Wild Bore!!"

We had not climbed together in many years due to life, but this reunion was to be a special one as we bolted and dispatched this new moderate on the East Colfax formation.

So, a special thanks goes out to his dedication and love. You've always been there for me!! I'll have another line picked out for your next visit out!! I do hope to see more of you back out here in the old CO. in the future!! thxs, Dude Man!!!!!!!!! Oct 23, 2011