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Submitted By: tobin sanson on Jun 18, 2008
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Sits up and left of the boulderfield parking lot. Largest formation in the area. It kind of resembles a turkey.

Getting There 

The trailhead is located left of the boulders. Hike up the talus field, past the first cliff (Pitbull Cliff). Walk another five minutes and you will be at the base of the rock!

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Turkey Rock Area:
Right Wing   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
The Nose of Turkey Rock   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 280'   
Smoked Turkey   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 155'   
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Looking up pitch 2 from 1st belay.

Right Wing 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  CO : Independence Pass : Turkey Rock Area
This is a fun route on super rock. Many options exist to the right of the big cave. All seem to be in the 5.6 range but may require you to build your own belay. This is the standard option, which is equipped with bolted anchors at ever pitch. The second and third pitches are shared by The Nose.P1 - Head up the ledges and cracks to the belay on a large ledge. 60 feet.P2 - Climb up the crack 130 feet to a belay.P3 - Run it out to the top on easy terrain (5.4 or less?) There is a ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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