South Face (Petit Grepon)

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South Face of Petit Grepon
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA
Coordinates 40°16′49″N 105°40′21″W / 40.28030°N 105.6725°W / 40.28030; -105.6725
Climbing Area Rocky Mountain National Park
Route Type Trad/Alpine
Pitches 9
Rating 5.8
Grade III

The South Face of Petit Grepon is a popular technical climbing route on the Petit Grepon in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park. The South Face is recognized in the historic climbing text Fifty Classic Climbs of North America and considered a classic around the world.[1][2]


  1. ^ Roper, Steve; Steck, Allen (1979). Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. ISBN 0-87156-292-8. 
  2. ^ Stewart M. Green Rock Climbing Colorado, Chockstone, Falcon, Helena, MO, 1995; ISBN 1-56044-334-0.

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