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|Type:||Trad, 70 ft (21 m)|
|FA:||J. Erickson, solo, 1980|
|Page Views:||1,527 total · 12/month|
|Shared By:||Tony B on May 31, 2011|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC|
For the sake of the description, it will be described as a multi-pitch, but the line is direct enough that we ran a single 200' pitch from the base of Breezy/Wind Ridge to the walk off up top with virtually no drag.
Climb the first pitch of Wind Ridge to the ledge (optional belay). Continue a few feet up the corner above the belay before working out and right side of the corner; Breezy goes and stays left. Pick your way through delicate flakes and up to the bottom of a bulging wide crack. Place a solid #5 Camalot (new style) on the base of the crack and start working your way up past the crux bulge (fist jam, old or new #4 Camalot, knee lock, etc.) and grunt your way into the crack. Once established in it, the climbing gets much easier. Head up the crack to the arete and join the Wind Ridge (belay optional), continuing to the walk-off ledge up top.
Do be careful not to knock any loose rocks down on Breezy, below, which may be crowded.