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YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: RMWright, Summer 2012
New Route: Yes
Season: Typical of Dumont
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Jul 17, 2012

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Pull out of the cave on jugs and zip up on more great stone. It is a tad pumpy for the grade. The first two clips are shared with the route immediately left.


This is the right-most of three routes.


Half a dozen draws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.

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By Harald Harb
From: Dumont
Aug 12, 2013
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Sweat and short, great work again by Richard, Mill Creek has turned into a legit climbing destination. Lots for climbs for trad leaders, sport or beginners, from 5.8s to 5.12+.

Prowler is a really fun climb, hard and power moves right off the ground, probably more toward 10c/d if you are not used to pulling overhangs. It's short but has a challenging middle traverse crux, and it's pumpy. Be sure to take your rests when you get them. So it could go in the middle-10c range when you connect all the moves.

I have watched two, 5.12 climbers miss the onsight on this climb, tricky until you figure it out.
By slim
Sep 28, 2015
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Stout, from start to finish. If you are short, it might be tough to hang the draw at the 4th (I think) bolt. Pumpy climbing to a hurried rockover. Pretty cool.
By evan h
From: Denver, CO
May 28, 2016
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

By popular demand, this route now has an independent lower anchor. See Mill Creek Block page for details.

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