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Routes in Mule Hollow Wall

Center Face T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Down, Dirty, Doublecrossed T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Everything And Nothing T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Explorien T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Glasnost T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Ground Glass, The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
High on Crack T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Implorien S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Jam Crack Route T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Left of Center Route T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Ravages Of Time S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Sands of Time, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown A S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Unknown B S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, 450 ft, 3 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Ryan Brough on Sep 4, 2006
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

Route finding is the crux on this route, as there are so many cracks to choose from. Don't wander too much, unless you bring a lot of long runners to reduce rope drag. The Ruckman guide says that Left of Center is runout, but I didn't have any problems finding adequate protection. Lots of buckets to pull up on. I can count the number of times I didn't have a hold for each limb on one hand. Fabulous climbing for the grade, with long pitches and superb scenery from the top. Continuous and clean, this route is well worth the grueling approach.

Location

About 125 feet left of Jam Crack Route and 40 feet left of Down, Dirty, Doublecrossed. Find the high point on the ledge and find a short vertical crack that leads to the larger diagonalling crack. There is a tree-filled ledge two-thirds of the way up. Aim for the left side of the large gap in the trees. There is a small cave in the middle of the route that isn't visible until you climb over it. The route finishes with a fist crack that continues over the top of the wall. Hike to the south for the walk-off (NOT the first gully) or walk up the ledge (North) and do the 5 rappels on Down, Dirty, Doublecrossed.

Protection

Standard rack, save some larger pieces for the wide crack at the top. No bolts, pitons, slings or chains. All gear belays.

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