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Quest for Fire 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Tom Gilje, Dan Osman & Mike Waugh
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Submitted By: Murf on Jan 1, 2002
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BETA PHOTO: Make Or Break Flake (5.10b) on the left and Quest ...


This route is located on a small sub-face to the far left and up from the lowest point of the main wall. A right leaning thin crack leads to a thin flake above. Powerful moves up and through the beginning lead to a good rest. Thin pro (HB brass are comforting, but not required), thin fingers, and good feet lead up the flake to meet the bolt on Make or Break Flake (5.10b), finish as per that route.


Mostly smaller than 2", brass helpful, a few 3" for the belay.

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By C Miller
Apr 8, 2005
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a

Great moves on this route although the rock quality on the middle (flake) section leaves something to be desired. The start is reachy (I jumped for the pod) and leads to quality finger/hand jamming as you reach for the start of the flake system. While possible to cut left and finish up via the bolt of Make or Break Flake we cut back right in a right-slanting thin crack/seam for a harder, more sustained finish. Two stars out of five.