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Swan Slab
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Bay Tree Crack T 
Bobcat Crack T,TR 
Claude's Delight T 
Grant's Crack T,TR 
Hanging Flake T 
Lena's Lieback T 
Oak Tree Crack T,TR 
Oak Tree Flake T 
Penelope's Problem T 
Penthouse Cracks T,TR 
Pin Scar Seams T 
Swan Slab Chimney T 
Swan Slab Gully T 
Swan Slab Squeeze T,TR 
Ugly Duckling T 
Unknown Arete T,TR 
Unnamed Crack T 
Unnamed Crack (the other one) T,TR 
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Unnamed Seam TR 
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V-Crack T,TR 
West Slabs TR 

Penelope's Problem 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: John Long, Tony Zeek, 1972
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Submitted By: M.Morley on Jul 20, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Penelope's Problem follows the flake and crack sys...

Description 

Just left of Swan Slab Gully is this fun, short route. Lieback and jam flake to its top, then traverse up and right to the tree anchor shared with Swan Slab Gully.

Use a directional if toproping.

Protection 

Light rack.


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By Christian "crisco" Burrell
From: PG, Utah
Oct 19, 2008

Fantastic steep hand jams! If we weren't pressed for time, we would've run laps on this.
By Eve8008
From: Santa Cruz, California
Apr 15, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Great route for beginner climbers to practice hand cracks and jams. You will need a lead climber to set up your top rope or have your own gear for protection when setting it up around the tree.