REI Community
Top Shelf
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Cursed Crack T 
Cursing All The Way S 
Eye Catcher T 
Hand Slotter T 
Headbangers in Leather T 
Kitten Fists T 
Made From Fire T 
Meltdown T 
Persistance T 
Shock Collars for Christmas T 

Made From Fire 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
Page Views: 502
Submitted By: Mr. Stevens on Jul 22, 2015

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (7)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
upper 2/3 of the route


This climb is super bad! I mean that in the way that Michael Jackson was Bad. Essentially a harder, and better version of the nearby "Meltdown". The route follows a twin crack system, but the right "crack" is more of just a flare and only usable in a few spots. Make a hard move off the ground and get some good locks and thin, flaring hand jams to a tough move off of a pinch to gain a sloping ledge. Move left on jugs and get a good rest below the thin crack. Place some high pieces and punch it through 20 feet of technical and insecure climbing. Fancy footwork is key to success here as the locks are not that great. Figure out the sequence that works for you and hit the "thank god" hand jam! Some pumpy, 5.9 jamming gets you to the anchors.

This felt quite a bit harder to me than Sentry Box, but that's just, like, you know, my opinion.


to the left of Eye Catcher, at the top of the fixed line.


The gear I used in order was:

gold BD nut
silver BD nut
0.5 camalot
#1 camalot
#1 camalot
red DMM offset nut
blue DMM offset nut
red BD nut
blue BD nut (the big one)
yellow metolius
#2 camalot
0.75 camalot

Photos of Made From Fire Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: the route
the route

Comments on Made From Fire Add Comment
Show which comments
By kerwinl
Oct 23, 2015

Its worth hiking up there just to climb this route, its that good!
By Jeremy Park
From: Seattle, WA
Aug 23, 2017
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

I have to concur! Probably one of the best hard pitches I've done at Squamish!!! If you climb the requisite grade get on this thing. Here's my gear beta:

2 # 1's
1 # 2
1 # 3
1 #.75
1 # .4
1 # .5
2 # .3
Full set of small to med sized nuts

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About