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The Penguins, a group of spires located just northeast of the Candy Store, offer both sunny and shady routes on good rock.

Getting There 

From the Candy Store, drive east toward the Whitney Cave cattle gate, but turn left (north) at the first dirt road. From the loop at the end of the road, walk northeast toward the prominent towers. ~5 minutes hiking from the car.

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Penguins:
My Little Lab Rat   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
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Blair Nicodemus pulling through the crux of 'My Little Lab Rat'

My Little Lab Rat 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : The Penguins
Starting in the gully just east of the westernmost Penguin, climb past a chossy start to better rock above. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Stem Cell Reasearch and My Little Lab Rat, locarted on the West Penguin, Alabama Hills
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By JC w KC redux
Apr 5, 2013

There are several unreported routes on the south side of the west Penguin. One is on the arÍte and the other around to the right on the face. The arÍte looks like maybe 8 and the face maybe 9 or harder? We didn't try either one given the lack of info and we were just warming up for the day - they both look like nice routes.

By Dave Daly
From: Temecula, CA
Feb 18, 2014

Not sure if you see the routes listed for the West Penguin but these are the "unreported" routes you speak of....'Stem Cell Research' (.10a) and 'My Little Lab Rat' (.10b). Give them a try before you eyeball rate them from the ground.