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Routes in Anarchy Wall

Above All Authority S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Anarchitect S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Anarchy Rules S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Anarchy in the UK S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Anatomic S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Chaos S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Crackpot S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Halloween S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hazardous Waste S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Maestro S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Matriarch S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Monkey Wrench S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Power Trip S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Presto S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Question Authority S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Sport, 40 ft Fixed Hardware (7)
FA: Alan Nelson/Kurt Smith, 1990
Page Views: 2,372 total · 11/month
Shared By: Nate Weitzel on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Personally, this is my least favorite line on the wall. It climbs up a sloping shelf (just left of the center of the wall) to a crack for a few moves, but then it becomes an awkward slopefest. There are definitely better lines on the wall.


4 bolts / 2 bolt anchor (coldshuts).


Peter Beal
Boulder Colorado
Peter Beal   Boulder Colorado
Having done this 30-40 times, I have to second Alan's verdict. Aug 28, 2001
Nate Weitzel
Nate Weitzel  
Based on the above comments, I tried route again and will now disagree with myself. This is quite a good route and I agree that it seems to be good training for the other routes on the wall. I guess I had a bad day when I tried it the first time around! Thanks for the comments and stimulus to get on this one again....... Sep 22, 2001
Leo Paik
Westminster, Colorado
Leo Paik   Westminster, Colorado  
This was my kind intro 11c sport route a bit back. Keeps your interest in such a short bit of climbing. Beware, Brian, on his first lead of this route, snapped off a good hold before the 1st bolt and had to be spotted down. Have fun but Be Careful. Mar 5, 2002
Sam Benedict
Denver, CO
Sam Benedict   Denver, CO
This is a pretty rad line. In good weather the slopers are extremely positive, almost like jugs. most of the climbing is kind of powerful and fairly obvious, with some trickery right of the ground and right before the anchors. It also serves as a much friendlier warm up than Power Trip. Oct 19, 2007
Jay Samuelson
Denver CO
Jay Samuelson   Denver CO
I thought this route was pretty fun, good warm up. Apr 28, 2008
Harald Harb
  5.11c PG13
Harald Harb   Dumont
  5.11c PG13
I started climbing the Anarchy wall this summer. Found Monkey Wrench fun and challenging. Once you figure out the feet on the first rail, it's great, working to the top ledge another left moving rail but shorter, great gymnastic change of pace climb. Oct 28, 2009
Brent Walker
Denver, CO
Brent Walker   Denver, CO
I replaced the biners up top with a couple of my own, as they were getting dangerously worn. They won't last all that long, but I'm poor, and it was all I had. May 27, 2012

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