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Windy Wall

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Windy Wall 


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Location: 37.33438, -118.57653 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Dec 10, 2006
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Description 

The Windy Wall is located northeast of the backside Parking. It faces west. There are some cracks and bolted faces.


Getting There 

Drive north, past The Birthday Boulders, then take the first right. Backside Parking is a short distance, on the right. Hike northeast from there.


Climbing Season


11 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',3],['5.10',5],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Windy Wall:
Scoot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad   
Clean Sweep   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 30'   
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Lauren McGeoch approaching the third and final bolt before running it out to the anchors.

Miles From Nowhere 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Windy Wall
Awesome overhung huecos on the far right side of the Windy Wall. Runout after 3rd bolt, with only some thin, questionable pro protecting the final roof/bulge. The anchor used to be a huge pile of webbing around a giant horn, but it was very ugly and visible even from the parking area. We removed the eyesore old anchor and replaced it with a 2-bolt anchor with mussy hooks, and replaced the upper two bolts (the first had been replaced earlier)....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Windy Wall left side. <br />Photo by Blitzo
Windy Wall left side.
Photo by Blitzo
A few fun routes on the right side of the west-facing Windy Wall
BETA PHOTO: A few fun routes on the right side of the west-fac...
Windy Wall-right side.  <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Windy Wall-right side.
Photo by Blitzo.
Grant Hiskes at the Windy Wall. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Grant Hiskes at the Windy Wall.
Photo by Blitzo.
Rapping off the anchors just above Poot/Hoot/Scoot
Rapping off the anchors just above Poot/Hoot/Scoot
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By Chris Owen
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From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Apr 14, 2008

I'd add 1 star to the routes just for the view.