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Party Pooters 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jimmy Porter, Mike Head, Laura Kelly
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Submitted By: kBobby on Jan 1, 2005

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Maybe this climb should have been named Easter Isl...

Description 

This climb is on the west side of Swim Fin, facing the Mean Mistreater wall. Obvious bolt line up the tower with a small roof about half way up.

Protection 

Good bolting. It is a bit far to the first bolt, but if you are nervous, you can get an RP in along the way.


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By Wes Turner
From: az
Aug 10, 2004
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I think this climb is a blast. on a super windy windy point day this one has got to get another star! ha ( gusts up to 50! fun)
By Vincent Greene
Sep 27, 2004
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The face to the right of the bolts is about a 5.10a. It can be led using the same bolts clipping from the left side or top roped.
By Luke Bertelsen
Oct 10, 2005
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

Before the first bolt there is a perfect placement for the orange alien or a .75 Camalot. This would be for those who don't like the prospect of the fall onto the slab.
By Luke Bertelsen
Nov 2, 2006
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

Interesting that someone went and added a bolt right next to a perfectly good gear placement on this route very recently. It must have seen several hundred ascents before someone just thought, " why would I carry a cam or nut when I could just slam in bolt right here."
By Timothy Roehr
From: Tucson,Az
Nov 3, 2006

I have seen this in a couple of places on Mt. Lemmon.
By Jason Schrack
Feb 23, 2007

There are many, many bolts on Lemmon that are not needed. It is unfortunate.
By 1Eric Rhicard
Jun 11, 2007

If you don't like them don't clip them. You can make a career out of skipping bolts, it is fun, I do it regularly. It helps me prepare for the days I will have to run it out a ways. I put in lots of bolts I don't need as I could easily solo many of the routes I put up. It certainly would be cheaper. Sometimes I space the bolts out to make the lead more exciting, and sometimes I add a bolt so someone at their limit of ability can dog the crux into submission as I have sometimes done. Sometimes I put bolts next to perfectly good gear placements because I don't want to carry a rack to place one or two pieces. Put up new routes in the style you prefer and let your routes do the talking. Either way have fun out there.
By Derek Anderson
From: Tucson,AZ
Oct 23, 2009

fun route , and great views!
By Hubert Cumberdale
Apr 25, 2014

I checked this route out today. The aforementioned bolt was chopped.