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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
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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, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description [Edit]



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 [Edit]

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

Protection [Edit]

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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