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Big Howie 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Matt Samet, Bob D'Antonio, Mike Howard and Jay Foley
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Mike Howard on Nov 12, 2008

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Matt Samet on "Big Howie". Photo Courtes...


Continuous climbing leads to crux moves near the top.

Great route and named for a wonderful friend Howie Doyle

Rock Climbing Photo: Howie


On the left side of the Afterburner face.


Ten clips will get you to a two bolt anchor.

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By Mike Howard
Nov 15, 2008

Sounded like a true hardman. Wish I'd have known him. Thanks for sharing.

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