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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 
Joint Therapy S 
Jug Haul T,TR 
Lou Reed  T 
Pit of Despair, The T,S 
Roof Rack T 
Scantily Trad T 
Slot Machine S 
Sweet Petite S 
Turning Point S 

Eye of the Tiger 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: RMWright, Spring 2014
New Route: Yes
Season: Typical of MCC
Page Views: 386
Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Jun 9, 2014

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Rope is on the route.


Climb up the triangular rust-colored face on excellent granite. Movement on Eye of the Tiger is cool, and the route is well-protected. The climbing gets progressively more difficult approaching the crux roof. Sequencing through the roof took some time to figure out but was kick to solve.


Start 15 feet right of Lou Reed under the rust colored face.


Seven quickdraws, one slung long for under the roof, and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.

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By slim
Jul 6, 2015
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

This is a really good route on neat rock. Having the draw hung at the last bolt is a great help, otherwise it is a strenuous clip. Good work on this one, Richard, it is perfect for a summer morning.

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