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4. Afterburner Face
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Afterburner S 
Big Howie S 
Blockbuster S 
Fire it Up S 
Let The Daylight In S 
Pinch to Grow and Inch S 
Speed of Sound S 
Windburn S 

Speed of Sound 

YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio & Thor Husted
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Mike Howard on Jan 23, 2007

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Some loose rock near the bottom, cool moves reaching the arete.


The third route left (for now) of the Afterburner Wall. Start in a short corner, make a hard move to reach (High) the first bolt. Move through a loose section and reach the arete. Continue straight up the arete moving a little left then back right. The quality of the rock improves greatly on the arete proper.

Great climb with good protection.


Eleven clips plus a two bolt anchor.

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By Aaron Miller
From: Santa Fe, NM
Oct 26, 2015

Im assuming this is the route with the cracked arete? Fun climbing.