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Ancestral Puebloans T,TR 
Ancient Ones T 
Mushroom Crack T 
Physical Graffiti S 
Song Remains the Same, The T 
Unknown T 

Anasazi Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,200'
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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Apr 12, 2005
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The Anasazi Wall is located on the West Face of Petroglyph Rock (The east side faces the Gunsmoke Traverse). The main attraction is Physical Graffiti (10d), a tightly bolted 2 pitch sport climb that features a hand traverse across a dike, then steeper face climbing to a surprising overhang and another dike.

Getting There 

From the Echo Rock parking lot, walk east all the way through the canyon between The Snickers and Big Hunk formations. You'll be walking directly toward the Anasazi Wall, which is located just up and left from the smaller Sandworm Rock on the right.

Climbing Season

For the Echo Rock Area area.

Weather station 9.5 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in Anasazi Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Anasazi Wall:
Mushroom Crack   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Physical Graffiti   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 100'   
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Featured Route For Anasazi Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: The first pitch.

Physical Graffiti 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Anasazi Wall
Best done in 2 short pitches, although you can lead it in one if you really watch out for rope drag. The first pitch hand traverses up and right across a dike past 4 bolts to a 2 bolt alcove belay. Pitch 2 traverses left, then up steeper face climbing to the top.(6 bolts and 2 fixed pins) Bolted belay/rap anchor. Rap 80 feet....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Anasazi Wall, Joshua Tree NP
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Rock Climbing Photo: Anasazi Wall, Joshua Tree NP
Anasazi Wall, Joshua Tree NP

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