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YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c [details]
FA: Randy Leavitt, May 13, 1989
Season: Fall, Winter, Spring
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Submitted By: Leavittator on May 7, 2013

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Randy Leavitt on Hotpants, 1989


On the West face of the Don Genero Boulder is a very overhanging face of perfect desert varnish granite. Hotpants is a 5 bolt route that features large holds, spaced far apart. Be prepared for Houdini tricks to move from one large feature to the next. Recently (2013), Alan Moore did the third ascent, some ten years after Chris Righter did the second ascent. Well worth the walk. Full value for the grade. Like power endurance bouldering with a rope.


Hotpants is located on the West Face of the Don Genero Boulder, deep in the Wonderland of Rocks. Head out the Wonderland Valley to the Wonderland Wash, passing Freak Brothers Dome. Work your way far north and east to finally arrive at the Don Genero Boulder. Approach time, approximately 50 minutes (?) - mostly sandy washes.


5 bolts, anchors on top

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Rock Climbing Photo: Randy Leavitt on Hotpants (5.13b), 1989
Randy Leavitt on Hotpants (5.13b), 1989

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By Adam Stackhouse
May 7, 2013

Thanks Randy.
By Leavittator
May 11, 2013

Props to my friends who went out there with me for that project. They include: Scott Hollander, Tim Wagner, Jeff Leads, Glenn "Machine" Svenson, Dave Robinson, Karin Leavitt, Neak Kaptain, Mike Geller, Rudy Hofmeister, James Douma, (the late) Rob Slater

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