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Makin Muffins 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Eden Masters, Scott Ayers 1991
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Submitted By: Vincent Greene on Sep 26, 2004

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Description 

Look for a pair of bolted lines on the left side of a chimney on the Blazing Fin. Makin Muffins is the right hand line. Stick to the right and follow the bolts to the chains. Fun route with interesting moves.

Protection 

bolts (approx 7 or 8) and chain anchors.


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By Scott Tucker
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 5, 2006
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I wouldn't call it 5.8, but this is at the upper end of 5.7. It's a long way to the first bolt and a long way down Willow Canyon if you roll off the cliff.
By joshf
From: missoula, mt
Mar 2, 2008

I think this route is actually pretty fun. Great moderate slab climbing. The first bolt is on very solid terrain i would say.
By David Buhite
May 13, 2009

The first bolt is a good 20 feet up. While the climb is only 5.7, if you don't make it to the first bolt you're looking at a pretty nasty ground fall and tumble down the mountain. While I'm not an advocate of overbolting, it doesn't make much sense to put up a 5.7 sport route that you have to solo the first 20 feet of. Maybe I should have brought a stick clip, but a bolt at 10-15 feet would make more sense to me.
By Cody M
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 23, 2011
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I agree with David - high first bolt and iffy moves just below and above it. Freaked me out a bit.
By Andrew Nelson
May 5, 2014
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

If you are a 5.7 climber you will probably be a bit freaked out by the two run outs on this route. The obvious, and most dangerous one, is at the bottom before your first bolt. The second (that I remember) is up top getting to the anchors. Both are on easy ground, but not necessarily something a 5.7 leader would want to encounter...