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Routes in Mill Creek Block

El Gato Monte S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Mufasa S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Prowler S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Strike, The S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Watch Your Dog S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: Sport, 40 ft Fixed Hardware (7)
FA: Evan Howell, Josh Schultz, April 2016
Page Views: 468 total · 22/month
Shared By: evan h on Apr 24, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Start on the beginning of The Strike, sharing the first bolt. Power straight up a steep series of jugs, pinches, laybacks, and gastons to a quick shake. Crimp your way into the scoop, rest up, and transition into a technical series up and right to the ledge just below the anchors. Cruise to the two-bolt anchor at the top of the Strike arĂȘte. It is highly recommended to hang a double slung draw on bolt three to clip that bolt from lower holds. Otherwise, bring an attentive belayer for the lower section. This may feel easier if you can reach through some powerful sections.

The lower section of the route is in the shade throughout the day, but the top does see some sun.

Location

This starts in the same place as The Strike, climber's right of El Gato Monte (SW face of the block).

Protection

5 bolts to a two-bolt anchor.

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