Type: Sport, 60 ft (18 m)
FA: Todd Offenbacher, Terry Lilienfield
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Shared By: Ryan Kosh on Sep 13, 2010 · Updates
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurk Er, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Crux after the second bolt

Some cool backstory on this route! Plane crash and Fire Starter were named after a plane crashed across HWY 89 which started a week long wild fire. The crash itself and subsequent fire were witnessed by the FAs as these routes were being set.

Location Suggest change

Take the trail left once you reach the spires. Scramble up and left over boulders and talus past the 5.10 toprope on the left (two bolt anchor). Plane Crash and Fire Starter are the two bolted face climbs opposite of a shallow dihedral at the top of the talus. Both routes share a two-bolt anchor.

By the descriptions and grade I think the supertopo may have mislabeled this and Plane Crash (swapped positions in the topo).

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6 Bolts + optional medium cam. Bolted anchor at top

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