The "start" of the crag

This route is located in the Natural Bridge Region at Torrent Falls - LIMITED ACCESS

Windy Corner (to topout)


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Windy Corner (to first set of anchors) 5.11b (Trad) *****

First Ascent: Tom Souders in 1983
Length: 70ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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This is the obvious, overhanging handcrack around the corner and left from Smoke Screen. Climb the dihedral to a roof about 15 feet up. Pull the roof and continue up the overhanging handcrack to a ledge with some anchors.
Since most people only send this route to the first set of anchors, we (the admins) have decided to recognize the difference. For those of you who have sent the whole thing, please tick the other version. -Yasmeen
Moves: Hands
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: Torrent Falls
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4.9 stars (21 votes)
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Yasmeen said on May 26th, 2004
I separated Windy Corner to the anchors from Windy Corner to the topout, for those who want to update their tick lists. -5/25/2004
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pkananen said on October 5th, 2008
There is what seems to be a good jug under the roof upon leaving the ground. However, it's actually part of a big, rotten flake that flexes and will someday break. Don't pull it down on your head.
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dustonian said on April 30th, 2012
thuggy and brilliant climbing
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kman154 said on August 6th, 2013
This was a great climb!! Great gear and good solid jams.