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Creeping Elegance

This route is located in the Muir Valley at Practice Wall

Dragon's Mouth

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Dragon's Tail 5.3 (Mixed) **

First Ascent: Jared Hancock, Sierra Jones, J.J. in 2005
Length: 60ft
Bolts/Gear: 2/Small to large gear (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Low angled right leaning wide crack that begins ~15-20 feet left of the "Dragon's Mouth" chimney. This route merges with the last 2 bolts of "Dragon's Mouth". Continue to top of cliff through a short 3rd class gully and rappel from a tree or opt for the 5.6 finish on the anchors of "Dragon's Mouth".
Moves: Wide Crack
Descent: Rappel from tree or anchors on
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley

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Submitted by: lafinca
Date: Apr 16th, 2009


Feanor007 said on August 4th, 2005
freaking wierd, kind of amusing, but wierd, rope drag even with log slings. the crack isn't to wide, i protected using a #1,2, and 3 camalots
Sco Bro said on July 1st, 2007
Probably the easiest climb in the Gorge. Dirty, fun and adventurous, just how I like them.
Papatrad said on August 6th, 2008
Fun adventure climb, though a little moist. Protected well with medium Camalots and I agree with the rope drag was significant. I used the anchors on Dragon's Mouth and managed a top rope set up on that route for some kids. I love Muir Valley!