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Wall of Confusion

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L to R R to L Alpha
American Sportsman S 
Big Damage S 
Desert Pickle S 
Fear and Loathing, III S 
Makulu S 
Promises in the Dark S 
Resin Rose T 
Runaway, The S 
Sudden Impact S 
Super Guide S 

Wall of Confusion Rock Climbing 

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Location: 36.15702, -115.43904 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Aimee Rose on Mar 23, 2006


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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


Sunny and warm. Crowded as it is next to the Gallery and receives much overflow.

Getting There 

Same approach as for the Gallery, then head left when you get to the start of the climbing at the Gallery.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.3 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Wall of Confusion

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wall of Confusion:
American Sportsman   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Super Guide   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 45'   
Desert Pickle   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Resin Rose   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 55'   
Sudden Impact   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Makulu   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Fear and Loathing, III   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Big Damage   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Promises in the Dark   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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By Gary Savage
From: Las Vegas, NV
Feb 3, 2007
Promises is probably more like 12a rather than 12b. The opening moves are the crux especially for us vertically challenged climbers. The double hand jam rest above the roof will let you completely depump for the last section.

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