Penitente - Entrance Area Rock Climbing
Mestdagh crankin' in Penitente Canyon.
In an attempt to divide the main Canyon into a couple distinct areas, this area covers the climbs on both the right and left side of the canyon until the side canyon branches to the right (at Captain America). Watch out for snakes.
From the main directions, follow the road into Penitente & park in the parking lot. One main trail enters the canyon - follow it. The first routes (including Mysterious Redhead) will be on the right after a long 30 second walk. Please stay off closed trails.
Weather station 9.4 miles from here
58 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',27],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Penitente - Entrance Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Penitente - Entrance Area:
Bucket Slave 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch
Lovesnake 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Wages of Sin 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Yah-Ta-Hei 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Persephone 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch
Dos Hombres 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Stemoroids 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Cassandra 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For Penitente - Entrance Area
Color of Devotion 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c CO
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As you enter the canyon, this route is located just around the corner from the first routes you will encounter (mysterious redhead, et al). It encompasses just about the most beautiful 25 feet of rock you have ever seen. It is the clean orange face with an arete on the right side, formed by a chimney. About 20 feet right of "Color of Emotion".In his guidebook, Bob D. eclectically describes the opening moves as a "B2 boulder problem". I don't know what that meant back in the day,...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
Captain America is on the left and May-B-Nueve is ...