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Breaking Wind 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Kelly Cordner, with Derik Olson
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Submitted By: Amber Yust on May 15, 2012

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My first time leading


Starts at the corner on the left side of the wall and then continues straight up the face when the ridge veers off to the left. Fairly big holds with a little quirkiness near the top.


just left of High Seas


8 bolts

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By Amber Yust
May 15, 2012

Seems to be fairly new - not in the 2005 edition of Marty's guidebook, and no one in our group remembered seeing it last time they were at the Gorge. If anyone knows more about it, speak up!
By Matthias Kimball
May 15, 2012

All of the bolts have solid clipping stances. This is a good route to learn how to sport lead.
By Alex Bury
From: Ojai, CA
Sep 16, 2013

If Im not mistaken, the FA goes to Derik Olson et al.
By Amber Yust
Nov 5, 2013

Thanks for the info, Alexander - I've updated the route info.
By Amber Yust
Dec 27, 2013

Kelly Cordner contacted me via email to mention that they drilled the route and to provide its proper name and FA info. I've updated the entry.
By Gen King
Sep 25, 2015

Fun challenging climb. Hardest section I think was after the 2nd bolt and then just as you reach the top. Pumpy. Is it me or is it slightly inverted?
By Atrendelman
Nov 6, 2015

Be careful! Large very loose block at the top left of the chains.
By MisterE Wolfe
From: Bishop, CA
May 5, 2016

Replaced the "industrial" gated hooks with new Mussy Hooks today.

Also, replaced the old quick-links with new plated, tested ones from France.

Thanks to the ASCA for the hardware!

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