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Tissue Tiger

This route is located in the Gray's Branch Region at Military Wall


5 votes

Gung Ho 5.12b (Sport) *****

First Ascent: Porter Jarrard, Mark Williams in 1990
Length: 60ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This is the bolted route left of Tissue Tiger. Boulder the start then climb through pumpy pockets to a nice rest. Crank through the high crux then clip the chains.
Moves: Bouldery or Technical
Descent: Cold shuts
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: NFS

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4.73 stars (94 votes)
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5.12b (81 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Dec 19th, 2005


Power2U said on April 9th, 2003
About time somebody put 12b on this thing... hardest one on the wall!?!
Anonymous said on September 7th, 2003
i think every route on this wall is 12a except fuzzy
Anonymous said on November 12th, 2004
wow, 12b huh..i always figgured it was hard for 12a
eroktix said on September 17th, 2005
12b. for sure. fun
chouca said on October 8th, 2005
it's 12a to the last move. Crimping the two edges and going for the jug make it a easy 12b.
pigsteak said on April 10th, 2006
12d....o wait, that was in my tennis shoes....ok, 11d...
Yasmeen said on February 9th, 2009
Spoiler alert. Did anyone else use a right foot toe hook in the hold you use as a right hand sidepull to avoid the barndoor when crossing your right hand through to the crimp at the crux? Sounds screwy but it's the only way I could stick that move.
Lil Josh said on July 6th, 2009
In my opinion easier than Tissue Tiger, but twice as fun the whole way.
SeanStone said on April 26th, 2010
Way cooler moves than Tissue Tiger!!!
der uber said on June 15th, 2010
The must do climb on this wall. Get through the bouldery opening moves and be rewarded with balanced, quality movement the rest of the way.
Anonymous said on September 24th, 2010
Excellent route! The sit down rest feels goofy but works for relieving the pump
vertical1 said on November 16th, 2010
My girlfriend got a double knee bar no hands rest just below the2nd bolt after the bouldery start.
Brentucky said on October 14th, 2012
I also thought it seemed like the hardest on the wall as it pours on some pump and then throws just about as tough a move as Tissue (I thought). I can only imagine how good it must have felt in its earlier days before mucho hand gunk. The crux movement on this one is sweet!
mikeet said on October 16th, 2012
Hi. I removed the two alum biners from the top of this route as they were very worn. If they are anyones who cares I can give them back.