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Fire on the Mountain 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Geikenjoyner/Rangel
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Submitted By: markguycan on Apr 28, 2006

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Description 

climb the semi-detached pillar 40ft to it's summit (5.7), clip anchors on main wall. then up the steep clean face to the top (5.8-9).

Location 

On the far LEFT (west) side of Finktion Wall past the gully.

Protection 

Nuts, single set cams to #3 Camalot.


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By manuel rangel
From: Tempe, Arizona
May 3, 2006

You can now go straight up from the anchors for a 5.10 variation; I cleaned a huge block off the route.
By bio
From: mesa, az
Feb 5, 2012

fun route, very clean
By JMo
From: Tucson, AZ
Mar 25, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

P1- anchor bolts may look like rap bolts from ground but are not... P2- sure couldn't find good pro for traverse, so up I went... Definitely not .8 that way and pro is thoughtful/better nuts than cams in many spots. Fun!
By Michael Weed
From: Phoenix, Arizona
Apr 16, 2013

Getting to the anchors on the main wall at the end of P1 is exhilarating if you are short (like me). Don't fall into the chimney on lead! Not sure if we climbed the Direct variation from the Iso guide(.10) or not. Climbing felt more like .9+ on P2 going more or less straight up. Solid route!
By manuel rangel
From: Tempe, Arizona
May 27, 2013

Going straight up from P1 anchors is 5.10 and nuts are really nice. The original route goes to the right edge. CTK has repeated a variation start to the original route that was climbed by A. Marquardt and Brad M.
By Donovan Allen
From: Subaru
Feb 9, 2015

TO WHOEVER SHIT AT THE BASE OF FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN- go clean your shit up. Get a bag do something with it. I don't care if it was an emergency. please respect ISO and also trad routes... Just cause bolts aren't on it doesn't mean it's not a route. - Don

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