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The Hollow Men 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 6 pitches, 1130', Grade III
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Paul Ross, Patrick Moe. 17th Oct 2009
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Oct 19, 2009

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Description 

A climb with great situations .A bit of hollow rock here and there but of good tecture.Start at the very foot of the ridge.

P1)Move out along a foot traverse and climb past 4 pro bolts ,then past two more bolts to reach double anchors on the edge. 190' 5.9.
P2) Follow the arete first left then right passed a bolt to double anchors. 160' 5.7.
P3)Move right then cross over to the left side of the ridge and climb the groove to a good ledge and natural belays (thread and #4 friend)200' 5.6R.
P4)Just right of the belay climb up passed a bolt, trend left up to the knife edge and another bolt .Continue along the exposed ridge then traverse right towards the large groove about 30' below a bush in the groove are double anchors.Junction with the top of pitch 3 of "Fall Not".180.5.7.
P5.Easy climbing up the left side of the groove .200'5.2.P6)More easy climbing along the ridge to junction with the top of the climb 1000' of Fun. 200'5.2.

Descent:- Five raps down 1000'of Fun.


Location 

Three Finger Canyon. The route climbs the impressive ridge left of Fall Not and 1000'of Fun.About 10 mins walk to the start on the right (North side) from the entrance of Three Fingers Canyon.


Protection 

A few Cams from 1/4" to 4" Slings .Two 60m ropes



Photos of The Hollow Men Slideshow Add Photo
Starting P4 . Photo Pat Moe
Starting P4 . Photo Pat Moe
First Pitch
First Pitch
Pitch 4
Pitch 4
First pitch
First pitch
Tele photo P4
Tele photo P4
Near the top of the first pitch ..and dogs rule
Near the top of the first pitch ..and dogs rule
Paul and Pat on the second pitch of "The Hollow Men"
Paul and Pat on the second pitch of "The Hollow Me...
Pitch two from the ground
Pitch two from the ground
Tele photo P4
Tele photo P4
High on pitch two . Photo Pat Moe
High on pitch two . Photo Pat Moe
Pitch 4 . Photo Pat Moe
Pitch 4 . Photo Pat Moe
More of Pitch 2
More of Pitch 2
Moving right into the groove and double anchors.P4
Moving right into the groove and double anchors.P4
On pitch 3 Moving right to the long groove on the left side of the ridge.
On pitch 3 Moving right to the long groove on the ...
A) The Hollow Men 5.9.B)Fall Not.5.7. C)1000'of Fun.5.6. D) Curiosity Killed the Cat .5.9.
A) The Hollow Men 5.9.B)Fall Not.5.7. C)1000'of Fu...
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