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Bolt Fund Depleted TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Goodbye Blue Sky S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
My Little Lab Rat S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Penguello S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Stem Cell Research S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Tuxedo Junction T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Unknown 9+ S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Who Says I'm Not? S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Elevation: 4,651 ft
GPS: 36.583, -118.113 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Dave Daly on Mar 1, 2009
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Penguins

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5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
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My Little Lab Rat
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My Little Lab Rat
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5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
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There are several unreported routes on the south side of the west Penguin. One is on the arĂȘte and the other around to the right on the face. The arĂȘte 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. Apr 5, 2013
Dave Daly
Kernville, CA
Dave Daly   Kernville, CA
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. Feb 18, 2014

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