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Hollow Excuse 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 5c [details]
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Halladay prepares for the crux. Hollow Excuse (5....

Description 

Layback to a great, one finger pocket and move into crux section. I love this crux.


Location 

Hollow Excuse is left of I & Eye in alcove known as The Y.


Protection 

5 bolts to chains. The last bolt is shared with I & Eye.



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The 5.9 or .10a is "Different Strokes."  The left arm of the Y is "Refuse To Suffer" (5.11).
BETA PHOTO: The 5.9 or .10a is "Different Strokes." The left ...
H. Langford starting the flake.
H. Langford starting the flake.
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By Rstrang
From: Santa Fe, NM
Jul 11, 2011
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a

Kinda tricky to figure out at the crux & I blew the sequence - but that's just my "hollow excuse". Still thought it was hard when I did it on a redo. A MUST DO ROUTE!