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Elevation: 8,001 ft 2,439 m
GPS: 37.84519, -106.28863
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Shared By: Rog on Nov 6, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Warning Access Issue: Limited access Oct. 15-17, 2021 DetailsDrop down

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As my (arbitrary) name suggests, the inner portion of Penitente proper - anything after the side canyon. You know you're there when you see the Virgin Mary on the wall. Just to the right of the virgin are a couple classics - Tanks for the Hueco (a great climb for mere mortals) and Bullet the Blue Sky (great for mortals to look at).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Penitente - Inner Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 279
How The West Was Won
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 160
Jewel of the Mild
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 317
Tanks for the Hueco
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 118
Breakdown Dead Ahead
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 35
True Penitence
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 387
Not My Cross To Bear
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 114
Shear Strength
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 189
Los Hermanos de la Weenie Way
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 42
Jabba the Hutt
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 15
I'd Rather Leia than Jabba
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 69
Dazed and Confuzed
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 60
Sister of Mercy
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 21
Los Hermanos de la Penitente
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 104
Bullet the Blue Sky
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 28
The Virgin
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
How The West Was Won
 279
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Jewel of the Mild
 160
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Tanks for the Hueco
 317
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Breakdown Dead Ahead
 118
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
True Penitence
 35
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Not My Cross To Bear
 387
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Shear Strength
 114
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Los Hermanos de la Weenie Way
 189
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Jabba the Hutt
 42
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
I'd Rather Leia than Jabba
 15
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Dazed and Confuzed
 69
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Sister of Mercy
 60
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Los Hermanos de la Penitente
 21
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Bullet the Blue Sky
 104
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
The Virgin
 28
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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