Type: Sport, 30 ft
FA: Tom Helvie
Page Views: 855 total · 4/month
Shared By: Josh Janes on Jun 5, 2003
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Closed October 11th-14th, 2018 Details

Description

This is a decent warm-up climb on a slab just right of Apes in Estrus.

The climb is a ways past the Virgin painting and the Mercy Wall on the left. Directly across from the Brown Sugar area, find the huecoed arete (Apes in Estrus); just right is a slab above a nice belay ledge/boulder. This is the line up right border of the slab.

Protection

4 bolts + anchor.

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Mike Anderson
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Mike Anderson   Colorado Springs, CO
 
I love Penitente as much as the next guy, but this thing is a total pile. Use extreme caution clipping the poorly placed (and spinning) bolts from chossy holds that could explode in your hand at any moment with that ledge beneath you! Apr 17, 2006
Jesse Morehouse   CO
 
I have to agree w/Mike- a pile if there ever was one. Mar 21, 2012