Mark R at the upper "crack switch" crux
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Penny Lane is probably the most popular and sunniest of all the Smoke Bluff crags. It over looks the beautiful Hospital Hill residential area.
Most routs are easier to rappel but walking off is an option.
You can either walk up from the designated parking area or access from the Loop trail/Pixie Corner trail at the west end of the cliff by climbing and easy gully. At the east end you can climb an easy canyon-like gully which links Penny Lane to Fern Gully and Ronins Corner.
Climbing Season For the Squamish area.
Weather station 1.3 miles from here
20 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Penny Lane
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Penny Lane:
Quarryman 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Penny Lane 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Power Windows 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For Penny Lane
Yorkshire Gripper 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c North America
: ... : Penny Lane
Yorkshire Gripper climbs the beautiful cracks up the center of a blunt prow left of Popeye and the Raven. Expect fairly solid finger jamming to a well-defined crux where the crack peters out. Beta alert: I received the excellent advise to dispense with pro through the crux section. Simply load up the crack before the crux and punch through the crux moves without thinking of pro. After the crux, you should get a pretty good stance from which to place gear. The crux is pretty short and the gear be...[more] Browse More Classics in International