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Wild Women of the Planet Playtex

5.9, Trad,  Avg: 2.5 from 13 votes
FA: Steve Yasmer and Ron Andrson 1990
Nevada > Western Nevada > Reno and Carson… > Iron Butte


A 5.9 face climb protected by four bolts for the first part. The crux is the first part of the climb. After the fourth bolt it gets easier. Carry pro for the last part which is 5.7. For a more interesting variation, go right after the fourth bolt and climb Grip Master.


Route 1 in the photos. The most obvious landmark is the giant boulder on the slope below.


Four bolts protect the first part. Carry pro to two inches for the second.

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Beta photo showing<br>
1. Wild Women of the Planet Playtex<br>
2. Red Beard<br>
3. Grip Master
[Hide Photo] Beta photo showing 1. Wild Women of the Planet Playtex 2. Red Beard 3. Grip Master

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Ron Anderson
[Hide Comment] there should be a chain anchor above the final bolt right after a fixed pin to lower from?? FA: Steve Yasmer Ron Andrson 1990... Ron Mar 21, 2009
matt morgan
Carson City, NV
[Hide Comment] The fixed pin is gone, but you can place a small nut, or a micro cam in the small crack just above where the fixed pin was located (according to Anderson's guide book.) There is still chains above the old fixed pin location to lower off. Jul 31, 2009
Ron Anderson
[Hide Comment] well CHIT!!!! that fixed pin gave the last bit some charachter...PISSES me off gear theft or altering established routes gets #1 treatement in my book..... Dec 31, 2009
Patrick Mulligan
Reno, NV
[Hide Comment] no fixed pin, but solid nut placement in its place. Fun route. Feb 27, 2012