Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
The Penthouse

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bad Religion T,S 
Mr. Ciechanowski S 

The Penthouse 


Photos: Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 879
Administrator: Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Peter Franzen on May 28, 2008
Forecast:
Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Chance of a Thunderstorm
60° | 45°
Clear
73° | 49°
Clear
79° | 53°
Clear
86° | 58°
Clear
88° | 57°
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
Jed Perkins at The Penthouse, with Squamish below.

Description 

The Penthouse is a section of The Chief that lies above the Grand Wall, just below the south summit. It is home to a handful of sport and mixed routes in the 5.10 to 5.11 range, and offers spectacular views from moderate single-pitch climbs.


Getting There 

Take the Backside trail from the campground and follow the signs to the South summit. A few minutes before the top (just after the fixed metal ladder on the trail) break left on a side-trail that traverses along the top of the cliffs. The Penthouse wall is undercut by a small overhang for much of its length, and there is a small memorial plaque that you will pass as soon as you come to it.

Hiking time is around 30 minutes from the campground.


Climbing Season


2 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For The Penthouse
Jed Perkins on Bad Religion.

Bad Religion 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  North America : Canada : ... : The Penthouse
This is a fun route up the middle of The Penthouse. It starts off steep and gradually kicks back to a slab at the top.The crux comes up high just before a cruiser slab section before the anchors. This is a long pitch that requires a 2-rope rappel or a walk-off from the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of The Penthouse Slideshow Add Photo
Jed and Stephen enjoying a fine day high above The Chief at The Penthouse.
Jed and Stephen enjoying a fine day high above The...
Comments on The Penthouse Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -