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Delicatessen Ridge T,TR 
Four Finger Discount S 
Missed the Boat S 
Northway TR 
Problem Child S 
Red Headed Step Child S 
Trademark S,TR 
Wild at Heart S 
Wild In The Streets S 
Wild Thing S 

Wild Rock Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Home to two of the finest sport routes on Independence Pass--as well as one of area's best looking open projects--Wild Rock is a crag not to miss. The harder routes on the east face get morning sun and afternoon shade.

Getting There 

Park on the right side of the road approximately a 1/4 mile before the upper boulderfield (1/2 mile past mile marker 52). Cross the highway, pick up a small path through the woods, and head up the talus above to the obvious giant boulder sitting on the hillside.

Climbing Season

For the Independence Pass area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',5],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Wild Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wild Rock:
Problem Child   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Wild Thing   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Wild at Heart   5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Wild Rock
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Problem Child 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Colorado : Independence Pass : ... : Wild Rock
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. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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