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Routes in 4. Afterburner Face

Afterburner S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Big Howie S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Blockbuster S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Fire it Up S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Let The Daylight In S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Pinch to Grow and Inch S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Speed of Sound S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Windburn S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Description

Tallest and most austere of the walls at this crag. Several of the most continuous and sustained sport routes are found here.

From Climber's right:
Blockbuster
Afterburner
Windburn
Project
Big Howie
Pinch to Grow and Inch
Let The Daylight In
Speed of Sound

Getting There

Continue down river (climber's left) of the Bat Cave about 100 meters until you come to a tall (25 meter) section of steep white and black basalt. This is the afterburner. The clif faces due East, with great morning sun for winter/cold day cragging and goes into the shade in summer afternoons. Excellent rock, classic lines, quality hardware and anchor chains.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Afterburner Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Afterburner
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Big Howie
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Afterburner
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Big Howie
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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