|Type:||Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 900', Grade III|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]|
|FA:||Ken Duncan, Craig Scariot|
|Submitted By:||Ken Duncan on Aug 30, 2008|
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By Eli Helmuth
From: Estes Park, CO
Sep 2, 2008
Topher Donahue with client made the FA in 2000 of a line up the center of the triangular buttress which finished on the left edge of the Love Route roof. He called it "Lust Route" aka 'Bold is Love' -10a. The R rating is pretty much a given for any route on Hallett.
You can find him at alpinecreative.com I remember his saying it was the best route he had done on Hallett...
Always tough with Hallett figuring out what major features have been climbed and not?
By Ken Duncan
From: Ft Collins, CO
Sep 4, 2008
|Just talked to Topher and he did guide a client up this and the left-facing dihedral above calling it Bold is Love.|