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Penthouse  


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Elevation: 9,500'
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Submitted By: Jaaron Mankins on Oct 7, 2008
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Description 

This is a sweet little sport/mixed crag that is great for a quick pump or after work burn. It is a fairly short wall, but the rock quality is impeccable. It has a cool view, and nobody here makes this a desirable destination. This was the first crag developed at Middle Mountain.

Getting There 

Hike down ridgeline from car to uppermost cliff - 50' tall with obvious bolted routes and anchors. All anchors easily reached from top of cliff.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.1 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Penthouse:
Stabbin' the Cat   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Shallow Hal   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Pocket Rocket   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Centerfold   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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The superb stone of the Penthouse.
The superb stone of the Penthouse.

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By ozman
From: CO / NM
May 13, 2012
There is one more route between Stabbing the Cat and Shallow Hal. Four bolts. 5.9. This is another fun one. Really fun wall with excellent rock, belay stances and scenery.