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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
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Bob D'Antonio and crew?
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Shared By: K. Boyko on Jun 1, 2013
Admins: Mike Howard, Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description



Beef of the route starts on the big partially detached pillar (watch for loose rock and sediment).


To climb to the top of the pillar ledge. You can climb a much easier crack on the face. But you should man up and climb the offwidth on the left (#5 camalot fits like a glove).


Crux is at a small bulge with a long left move to a crimp, then some tomfoolery to the next edge. Stay tight. Ticktack climbing to the top.

Location

This is the route between Windurn and Big Howie. Start below the large detached pillar ledge.

Protection

Pretty sure it's 9 bolts. 3 chains at the top with carabiners. Optional 4 or 5 camelot for the offwidth.

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