Type: Sport
FA: Alan Nelson, 1995
Page Views: 893 total · 4/month
Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Aug 13, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Wind Machine is a short but enjoyable power warm-up for this wall. Run up the slab after making a brief burly move off the ground. Wind Machine chases the slab and pulls up on to the overlap with a neat series of moves. A tough horrizontal jam just below the anchor delivers the crux. I have always liked the name of this route, like a summer garden.

Protection

Bring half a dozen draws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.

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Jeff Lockyer
Canmore, AB
Jeff Lockyer   Canmore, AB
A really cool route. Thought that it could use a little cleaning, but a little less travelled than others. The moves at the top are quite easy if you get the beta on the go. A good onsight, all the holds are there for the taking, just milk them like they should be. For the last move a heel hook eliminates any problems of clipping the anchors. Have fun with this one, like I did. Sep 3, 2001
desbien
seattle,wa
  5.11c/d
desbien   seattle,wa
  5.11c/d
Fun. sort of a two move wonder. Heel hook is fun. Nov 10, 2007
Geoff U
Centennial, CO
  5.11c/d
Geoff U   Centennial, CO
  5.11c/d
Definitely a fun route even though it's a two move wonder. Great heel and toe lock. Feb 8, 2010