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Mill Creek Crag
Routes Sorted
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 TR 
Honey Pot T,TR 
Jug Haul T,TR 
Lou Reed (5.12/AO) T 
Pit of Despair, The T,S 
Roof Rack T 
Scantily Trad T,S 
Slot Machine S 
Sweet Petite S 

Big Dreams  

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: RMWright (rope solo), April 2014
New Route: Yes
Season: Typical of the Mill Creek Crag
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Apr 14, 2014

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Description 

BD climbs on largely excellent granite that one wishes would go on and on. The route stops at the mid-point ledge, and with a few cams one could, in principal, climb to the top of the crag. Climbing above the ledge did not seem worthwhile. A brief crux comes between the first and second clip. BD might be better described as a 5.9 climb with a short 5.10 crux.

Location 

BD starts 20 feet right of Deflator-Mouse.

Protection 

Six draws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.


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By Harald Harb
From: Dumont
May 7, 2014
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Richard has been busy this winter, first time out on rock this spring and found the crag loaded with 5 new climbs. This is a nice warm-up, fun, varied move climb. Don't get sucked into the horizontal crack that takes you way off route to the right.