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Hollow Be Thy Name 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: ?Brent Kertzman & partner, clean gear, 1987.
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Description 

Very nice route. Lots of fun if your over 6'. Significantly harder if you're 5'4". Kind of run-out w/o a few pieces of trad gear.

Number 3 on the picture.

Protection 

Seven bolts (retrobolted) + 3 mid-sized Friends will get you to the chains.


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By Michael Kullman
Oct 28, 2002

We top roped this over the weekend. I'd agree that the crux has definitely got to be harder for shorter people - maybe 11a for anyone under about 5' 8", 10d for everyone else ;-) Fun climb.
By Leo Paik
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From: Westminster, Colorado
Jun 17, 2003

At 5'10", it was about an 8" lunge for the bucket edge off one foot. Maybe it was the rain.... Brian, at 6'2", said it was sort-of-static.
By Matt Juth
From: Evergreen
Sep 12, 2003

If you're a shorty, and don't want to do the lunge, you can get around it!
By Ken Heiser
From: Boulder, CO
Dec 9, 2003
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

I always bring a couple of trad pieces to supplement the bolts on this one. A bit contrived but fun and very appropriately named.
By Jason Haas
From: Broomfield, CO
Nov 20, 2007
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

There is a 5.9 variation that goes straight up from the second pin instead of traversing further left towards Casual Corner. Sling a flake, place a few RPs, then connect with the last two bolts of the red hangers on the bolted arete to the right. Top out between the chains on the normal line and the bolted arete. May be "R" rated, depends on your comfort level with marginal gear.