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Mill Creek Crag
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L to R R to L Alpha
Big Dreams  S 
Bulge to Groove T,TR 
Chimney T,TR 
Deflator-Mouse T,S 
Dihedral T,TR 
Dirty Boulevard, The S 
Eye of the Tiger S 
Face T,TR 
Face (left of Freeway) TR 
Feline Antics S 
Freeway T,TR 
Groper S,TR 
Honey Pot T,TR 
Joint Therapy S 
Jug Haul T,TR 
Lou Reed  T 
Pit of Despair, The T,S 
Scantily Trad T 
Slot Machine S 
Smokin' John (submitted as Roof Rack) T 
Sweet Petite S 
Turning Point S 

Turning Point 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: RMWright (rope solo)
New Route: Yes
Season: Typical of Dumont in general.
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Aug 31, 2015

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Description 

Turning Points climbs on more excellent Dumont granite.

Start off a small block adjacent to a small, left-facing dihedral. Diagonal leftward to gain a wide ledge at mid-point. Shake out and and power over two consecutive roof systems. While no move seemed harder than 5.11c, the pump at the end seemed to place it in the 5.11+ range. Turning Point has some really not-to-miss fun climbing.

Location 

TP begins 25 feet right of Sweet Petite and behind the tree.

Protection 

Eight quickdraws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.


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By Harald Harb
From: Dumont
Aug 27, 2016

If you want to do a series of middle to hard 5.11 climbing in the Mill Creek complex, add this to your list. Pumpy bottom crux.