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Archer T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
B. T. Express T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Battle Axe S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Clean Corner T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crawford's Face S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Cream Puff, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Crepes Corner T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Desiderata T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Earn Your Wings TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fear of Flying T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Fluted Crust T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Hands Masseuse T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Head Jammer S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Iotolla S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Jewel of the Nile S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Knob Hill T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mad Wife T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Miller's Highlife T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
New Blood S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
No Doubt Stout T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pie Face Dihedral T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Pie in the Sky T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Poly Grip S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Road House Blues T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Saw, The T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Shelob's Lair T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Slot, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
True Grip T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Walk Like an Egyptian T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Wind S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wipe Out T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Zig Zag T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Zig Zag Finish T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Bill Todd, 1976
Page Views: 95 total, 1/month
Shared By: 426 on Mar 20, 2007
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

The back side of the Wind block. This 5.9 chimney/wide crack is done by tunneling up behind Wind.

A wonderful obscurity for the wide crack connoisseur...most others will be grossed out.

Location

Above Mad Wife (actually, at Mad Wife's belay). 10' and around the corner from "Wind"

Use "Wind" anchors to descent.

Protection

No pro really. Either basically a solo or perhaps better, do "Wind" and set up a TR.

Was very grovelly circa '95. Can't imagine things have changed much.

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DJ Reyes
Northern Nevada
DJ Reyes   Northern Nevada
Finally did this the other day and this time I stuck to the outside edge and even then encountered one or two constrictions that I had trouble thructching past. I even put on my mountaineering harness that had no gear loops or other protrusions. It's a good route if you're looking to burn off a thousand calories or so. Mar 10, 2015
DJ Reyes
Northern Nevada
DJ Reyes   Northern Nevada
I don't know how grovelly it was in 95' but it can't have gotten any better. As a matter of fact I don't know if it's had another ascent since then. I had to come down half way up due to the gear loops on my harness catching on chossy flakes and preventing upward progress. Some flakes were attached with no visible means of support. I'll try it again with an alpine harness without gear loops. It's a very tight squeeze for those who seek out such features. Feb 21, 2015