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Penguello 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: B. Bindner, D. Daly, E. Holland, and John Slager 01/2009
New Route: Yes
Season: Shady, north-facing route
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Submitted By: Dave Daly on Mar 1, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Looking west toward the Penguins in late afternoon...

Description 

Climb past two bolts to the top on quality rock. The route can also be top-roped from bolted anchors.

Location 

This route is located on a secluded, short north-facing wall just to the east of the Penguins. To reach the start, hike up over a small notch to the east of Stem Cell Research, looking to the right for a short bolted route. Walk off from the top.

Protection 

2 bolts protect this short route. Anchor bolts (but no chains or rings) are located at the top.


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By Dave Daly
From: Del Mar, CA
Mar 11, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Did you forget who pointed out the route and was your belay slave? Give a brother credit where credit is due! ;)
By munge
Nov 29, 2009

Solid rock. The 5.7 stays on the features on the right, I think, or straight up?? Belayer can be in sun in the morning even though the route is north facing.
By Dave Daly
From: Del Mar, CA
Aug 26, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Rob -

When we put it up, I climbed straight up and drilled from good stances.