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Burning S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Cannibals S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Cannibals Direct S 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Fryeing S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
I Scream S 5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- 35 E9 7b
Linus S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Melting S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Oz S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Side-Show Bob S 5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a
Wizards S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Todd Skinner
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Shared By: J Farley on Aug 13, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details


Awesome steep climbing that traverses the cave and ends at the lip of Hell cave. The crux is right after you clip the 5th bolt.


It starts on the far left side of the cave. The unique thing about Burning is that it traverses to the right to end on the very last bolt at the top right side of the cave. It does not pull the roof out of the cave.


Burning is ten bolts long and ends on a single draw which would be consider the 11th bolt. The draws are usually fixed on the route.


FA Todd Skinner, or FA Boone Speed? Anyone have the history on this. I know it says Todd in the AF guide, but asking around the area, people say Boone did it first. Maybe Boone is associated with it because he did FAs of half of everything else, and is climbing it in Masters of Stone? Sep 17, 2015
I hope someone corrects me if I'm wrong, but I remember hearing that Jeff Pedersen opened up the project to the talent that was climbing in AF at the time. I think Todd won the showdown with Boone and Lynn Hill climbing it the same day; Jeff not long after. Sep 17, 2015
Awesome response! Thanks! Sep 21, 2015

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