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Turbo Road 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: richard magill on Mar 22, 2004
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This route is about 5 routes left of Little Mecca, tucked into a corner with Cattle Prod on the right, and Turbo Road on the left.

This is a very fun line and has great continuity and stone. The crux is getting through the thin stuff in the first 3 bolts. After that, the remainder of the route is just very continuous at the 10+ to 11- level, all the way to the anchors. This has beautiful pockets and is super clean. It is nice and long as well - about 90 feet.


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About 10 bolts to anchors.



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By Bruno Hache
From: Longmont, CO
Sep 13, 2006
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a

This is the funniest route I have done so far at Shelf Road.
Sustained crimpy crux for the first 3 bolts.
Pure delight remains all the way to the anchors.
One of the longer route at Shelf that adds to the pleasure of this climb.

By Glenn Schuler
From: Monument, Co.
Oct 30, 2011
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a

Mega classic, one of the best .11s at Shelf. Good stone, long & well bolted - get on it!

By slim
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Nov 30, 2012
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a

This is a good route. The first 4 or 5 bolts have great climbing, and the upper half is pretty fun also.