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Routes in Penitente - Entrance Area

Abrazos y Chingazos S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Alien In My Underpants S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Apocketlips T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Art of Suffering T,S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
BBC? S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Boltergeist S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Bucket Slave T,S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Camino De La Sonia T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Captain America S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cassandra S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Color Blind S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Color of Devotion S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Colors Of Emotion S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Dive Right In S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dos Hombres S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Drill Seeker S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dynosaur S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Forbidden Fruits S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
French Lesson S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Glutton for Punishment S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Hand Jam Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hareless T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Illegal Alien S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Iron Cross S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Laura T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Loony Toons S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Lovesnake S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mark's Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
May-B-Nueve S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mission in the Rain S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Mission in the Snow S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Morning Glory S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mr. Breeze S 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Mr. Wind S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mysterious Redhead S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Nature Of The Beast, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
No Regret S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
OPS S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Persephone S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Prick Pocket S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Que Pasa S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Queso Cabeza S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Quetzalcoatl Comes Through S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Rocket Man S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sangrador, The T,S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Serpent, The S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sitting in Limbo S 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Stemoroids S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Tangerine Dream T,S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
That's the Way S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
To Err Is Human T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Twist of Fate S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Twist of Feet S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Wages of Sin T,S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
What The Hey S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
When the Whip Comes Down S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Whipping Post S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Yah-Ta-Hei S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Type: Sport
FA: Jack Hunt
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Shared By: Rog on Nov 8, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Just to the right of Captain America are 4 slab routes. If you need a warm up below 5.10, this area is where you should be. Mr. Breeze is (by far) the easiest of these routes. If you're in a party of 3, this is a great way to keep yourself occupied while others climb / belay. It is very fun as well. This is pretty obvious once you are there.

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Chalk bag / 5 (4?) bolts.
Mike Smyth
Spartanburg, SC
Mike Smyth   Spartanburg, SC
Fresh bolts as of 2 weeks ago. May 29, 2012
Tim Waystrong
New Hampshire
 
Tim Waystrong   New Hampshire
 
This climb only has 4 bolts w/ a 2 bolt anchor. Aug 30, 2011
Ms. Nameche  
 
I'll never forget this climb, because it is my first lead climb!!! Aug 29, 2011
Jason Hundhausen
Bozeman, MT
  5.2
Jason Hundhausen   Bozeman, MT
  5.2
Made it to Penitente for the first time just two weeks ago...it won't be the last trip. I soloed Mr. Breeze a few times in my approach shoes and decided it'd be a great first lead for my 4-1/2 year old, who is cleaning up to 5.7 and taking just a few times on certain climbs up to 5.9 (all on TR of course). While he was climbing, I climbed up next to him, making sure he clipped the draws properly, then near the top, I snapped a photo from above. No, I don't plan on letting him lead anything harder until he gets older, but this was just too easy to pass up! The whole while he was telling me how he was going to be my ropegun. Sweeeeet. Jun 20, 2007
Mattq331
Boulder, CO
Mattq331   Boulder, CO
This seems like a great route to get the kids on, but beware. I watched 5 kids - including my own 8 year old - easily climb up, but have horrible problems coming down. I would guess that the combination of low angle, and the high tie-in point of the the kids body harness, prevents them from getting their weight fully on the rope. They don't feel comfortable leaning right back, and as a result end up reversing the route. May 28, 2007
This route can be third classed with a running start. It is actually pretty fun. Aug 6, 2003
Shane Neal
Colorado Springs, CO.
Shane Neal   Colorado Springs, CO.
This was my first ever outdoor lead. Even at that stage it was almost too easy to mess with. However, if you have someone in your party who has never led before, this route is a great way to get them started. Mar 6, 2002