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Party in Your Pants 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Fred Stanley, 1966
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Submitted By: ScottH on Feb 9, 2006

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Party in your pants

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Rock Climbing Photo: Jeff nearing the top of the pitch.
Jeff nearing the top of the pitch.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Stem rest on Party in your Pants
Stem rest on Party in your Pants

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By ScottH
Feb 9, 2006

Having somehow managed to introduce this route without a description, I'll put it in here. Party in your Pants ascends a pair of parallel crack systems just left of Easy Off. Stem and jam your way up the steep corners and past a series of wavy bulges, which provide the crux moves. Fairly continuous 5.8 climbing. Bring gear to 3".
By Michiel Zuidweg
From: Seattle
Apr 21, 2006

A great sustained 5.8 trad climb. I would recommend doubling up on mid sized cams and bring one or two micro cams. Leave the small nuts, I never found a use for them. However, since I ran out of mid cams, I stacked two large stoppers. Great hand jams, a few stem rests, and the bulges do provide the crux moves.
By atfarley farley
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 24, 2008

This is one of my favorites here, don't leave without tryin it.
By Mark Roberts
From: Vancouver, BC
Apr 10, 2012

The book says there's one bolt that you can back up with a 4" piece, but there were three equalized chains when I got to the anchor yesterday. Awesome fun by the way. A romp.

I found that the cracks took a wide variety of gear the entire way up. I was saving most of my wider gear because I thought I'd read it widens up at the top, but the crack undulates enough that you can really take a basic rack to 3" if you're conservative and creative. Plenty of nut placements, unlike Michiel I used my small nuts and they felt bomber.
By Stealthy
Dec 20, 2013

if running pleasure laps on this fun climb, try just the left stems. a good little pure jamming jaunt.
By Matt Mardigan
From: Seattle
Apr 9, 2014

very fun, sustained lead. as mentioned, the bulges provide the crux moves.
By John Guy
From: Vancouver, Washington
Nov 16, 2015

Mid-sized hexes also worked perfectly on this route
By Daniel Bookless
From: Portland, OR
Apr 27, 2016

Super fun!!! Great feeling of exposure for a cinco ocho! Definitely bring lots of mid sized gear if this is your limit. ENJOY
By Crag Turkey
From: Holladay, UT
Jun 1, 2016

So many places to plug gear, in one excellent pitch. Must do!!!
By Nathan Stegenga
From: Spokane, WA
Jun 19, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Stellar, sustained but very secure 5.8 climbing. Plenty of options for pro on the way up. 9 of 10 pieces were in the right crack, so no worries about having to extend them much. Bring your big stoppers and mid-sized gear. Each undulation provides a 5.8 crux, but the jams and stems are secure enough to pull through with ease.

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