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Pink Pants Delight (unknown) 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Mike Evans (unknown)
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Submitted By: russellHOBART on Mar 20, 2008

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Pink Pants delight face

Description 

Delicate, sparse face moves that lead to lieback then roof pull.

p.s. certainly this line has been done 100's of times before but it's in none of the books and way too much fun to leave undocumented. If someone has the real name/FA let me know and I will change it

Location 

just right of Rosebush is a smooth face with some great movements

Protection 

small gear


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Wall to the right of red rope is 'Pink Pants'
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By Jim H
From: Pasadena, CA
Oct 20, 2008

Thanks for posting this route, i climbed it and it is a great route, pity it is not in the guide books.
By Chad Miller
From: Grand Junction, CO
May 17, 2009

This a very fun route! I'd say if you stay in the middle of the face the route is a 5.10 to 5.10b.

Going up the face and then cutting left to the overhung dihedral is in the 5.9 range.

By Alex Oenes
From: mpls, mn
Jul 27, 2009
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

Definitely agree with chad - If you stay away from the dihedral and up the middle of the face - it's in the 5.10 range. (For me and my shuffling feet anyway. heh)
By Teddy
From: MN
Apr 26, 2010

does this route get led often? should get a rating for how dangerous it would be on lead? pg-13 maybe R?
By Chad Miller
From: Grand Junction, CO
May 14, 2010

For leading this route I'd say it's in the R / X range.