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Winds of Change - 5.10d

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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Rock (Trad)
Tons of thin gear up to 1.5".
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.50/5
  Rock Quality 4.50/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


This route ascends the awesome finger crack splitting two free standing pillars. It is the longest route at the bend. A major endurance fest with a crux right at the end.

Descent Options:

Rappel from chains on top.

Submitted by: lithophiliac on 2009-05-28
Views: 592
Route ID: 99719

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10d
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: lithophiliac on 2010-04-24 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Two tries to red point this one.

Took a fall on this one last year, literally on the last move. So pumped!! This time I made sure I was ready and I enjoyed the ascent so much more:). One of the best (and longest) routes at the Bend.

Added: 2010-04-27

  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Hang Dog Hang Dog ascent by: punk_rocker333 on 2009-09-13 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Can stem most of the route

This route is super fun but is especially good for the last 12 feet or so. Excellent, sharp finger jams and the occasional edge for your feet. It's slightly overhanging near the top and takes great gear the whole way. You can use chain anchors at the top of the route and can top rope it with a long cordalette.

Added: 2009-09-17