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Petit Grepon
Petit Grepon from Sharks Tooth.jpg
Climbers atop Petit Grepon, as seen from Sharkstooth
Highest point
Elevation 12,305 ft (3,751 m)
Prominence 300 ft (91 m)
Isolation 0.04 mi (0.064 km)
Geography
Location Rocky Mountain National Park,
Larimer County, Colorado, U.S.
Parent range Front Range
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
McHenrys Peak, Colorado
Climbing
First ascent Bill Buckingham & Art Davidson, 1961.

Petit Grepon is a semi-detached spire in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park. It is one of the "Cathedral Spires" which also includes Sharkstooth, The Saber, and The Foil. The South Face route of Petit Grepon is recognized in the historic climbing text Fifty Classic Climbs of North America and considered a classic around the world.

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