Floating Anarchy HVS 5a

Rockfax Description
A direct finish up the wall above the middle of the traverse using the big rounded pocket to get started. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 41 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

dominic lee - Solo - 06/Jun/15

Anything above the old school start is really nice climbing. Didn't bother finishing direct.
Aline - 2nd - 26/Apr/15 with Phil

Topped out too early - down climbed and finished properly, therefore can't take the clean onsight. Needed a clean on the higher holds, otherwise nice climbing which feels committing despite reasonable gear.
boulderholder - Lead O/S - 26/Apr/15

Matt Harmon - Lead O/S - 15/Aug/14 with Alex McCann

psychomansam - 03/Aug/14

ewan.davies - 2nd dog - 18/Apr/14

alicee - 2nd - 08/Oct/13 with Amy Hill, Daniel Whitlum

dubious on line
popebenedictus - 2nd O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Edd Rab

Went left at the top
edd rab - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/13 with Ben Harding

Traversed out left before the top for a well-needed rest, couldn't get back on route after this so had to finish as for "Anchor Traverse"
hipyhop - Lead dnf - 16/Jun/13 with Cherelle

joscott - 2nd - 02/Jun/13 with Dan Longster

Dan818 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - 04/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/13

Admirably lead by Dan, this one had some tricky sloping moves that probably wouldn't have felt so good if I'd not known I was on belay.
Eagertom - 2nd - 08/Apr/13 with Dan Murray

joedoherty - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/13 with Chris Slater

Hidden - Lead - Apr/13

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Apr/12

moberg - TR O/S - 07/Apr/12

Morwood - 2nd - 29/Jan/12

Hidden - 2012

Good moves, but a bit too green and slopey to feel comfortable in today's heat
adam carless - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/11 with dpmuk

Had a few rests.
pigeonjim - 2nd dog - 01/Oct/11 with Adam

Hidden - 2nd dog - 01/Oct/11

Gazleah - Solo O/S - 17/Sep/11 with serge

claregardiner - Lead - 15/May/11

jonny_098 - Lead O/S - 02/Nov/10 with George Lewtas

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Oct/09

keithpeck - Lead rpt - 18/Oct/09 with Dimitris Perdikou

gknyus - 2nd O/S - 24/Sep/09 with Tom 'Segwin' Skelhorn

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Aug/09

BicepAndrews - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09 with Steve Swan

Hidden - 2009

Hidden - Solo - 18/Aug/07

Steve Vincent - TR - 06/Apr/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/03

Hidden - Lead - May/01

Roget - Solo O/S - 20/Dec/98

ajoliver - 2nd - 1998

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Total votes cast 13
hard E10 of 5
E10 of 5
easy E11 of 5
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