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Wild Rock  


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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



Weather station 5.2 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['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',3],['>=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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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'   
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Opening moves.

Problem Child 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CO : 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 CO

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