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Wind S 
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YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Paul Crawford, 1978.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 19, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Looking up the face of Wind with the locations of ...


Just left of Crepes Corner is a huge pointed flake. "Wind" climbs the left side, past two bolts.



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Rock Climbing Photo: The face of Wind with the two bolts outlined
The face of Wind with the two bolts outlined
Rock Climbing Photo: Wind. Photo by Blitzo.
Wind. Photo by Blitzo.

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By DJ Reyes
From: Northern Nevada
Feb 21, 2015
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

5.10b??? So has anyone done this lately? I'm thinking more like 5.11, but what do I know. Looking for some confirmation or controversy. Let me know what you think.
By taipan jam
Jun 28, 2015

It's 10b, but it's old school 5.10. Crawford, Jay Smith, Dan Osman, all the old school Tahoe regulars climbed real hard and kept the ratings honest. And by honest you can read it as "sandbag"...

I've seen old "11d" slab boulders going at V6-7 these days...This in my mind is still 10b, but would easily be 5.11 in a gym. Grade inflation, just like everything else I guess(?) JMO

For comparison, go do Battle Axe (11a) and see if it feels harder than Wind It did to me...another benchmark would be Eyes of Silver (10c) at Donner. Wind feels easier than that, again jmo

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